Interview with Doyle T. Crenshaw, November 7, 1984

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

served in the 3rd Infantry Division; describes experiences in the Italian Campaign - being fired on by a Messerschmitt-- watching an American airplane shoot down a German airplane-- being attacked by Germans while positioned at the Mussolini Canal-talks about German tanks approaching position-- small arm fire-- evacuating position; describes experiences at Anzio - digging in-- living conditions-- suffering under German artillery barrages-- mentions "Anzio Annie" and "screaming meemies" or nebelwerfers-- talks about breaking out of Anzio; describes moving through Rome-- crossing into France - reactions of the French people to American GIs-- fighting through the Siegfried Line-- experience as a wounded soldier-- mentions Munich and Nuremberg-- talks about surrendering of German soldiers-- moving through Berchtesgaden-- talks about V-E Day-- teaching classes to American soldiers while waiting to return home

Interview Accession

1989oh034_ww114

Interviewee Name

Doyle T. Crenshaw

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1984-11-07

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Crenshaw, Doyle T. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 07 Nov. 1984. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Crenshaw, D.T. (1984, November 07). 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.

Crenshaw, Doyle T., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. November 07, 1984, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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