Interview with Daniel B. McIlvoy, March 25, 1988

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Capt. McIlvoy served as 3rd Battalion Surgeon of the 505th Parachute Infantry, 82nd Airborne (later promoted to Regimental Surgeon); partipated in the Italian Campaign - describes ship voyage to Casablanca-- train voyage to Oujda-- preparations for jumping into Sicily-- jumping from the airplane-- establishing an aid station-- running into a German Mark IV Tank-- treating wounded Italian prisoners of war; talks about combat fatigue; mentions Salerno; liberating Naples; describes preparations for Normandy Invasion - parachuting into Normandy-- being fired on by Germans-- establishing an aid station; describes parachuting into Holland - treating wounded-- talks about seeing a V-1 bomber launching pad; mentions Reims-- talks briefly about the Battle of the Bulge; talks about concentration camp near Ludwigslust

Interview Accession

1988oh053_ww100

Interviewee Name

Daniel B. McIlvoy

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1988-03-25

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McIlvoy, Daniel B. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 25 Mar. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

McIlvoy, D.B. (1988, March 25). Interview by A. L. Kelly. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

McIlvoy, Daniel B., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. March 25, 1988, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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