Interview with Edwin Elliott, January 17, 1986

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Edwin Elliott began his service as part of the 192nd Tank Battalion, Company D, but later transferred to a quartermaster company. He attended officer candidate school in Fort Knox (Kentucky), and was in the U.S. when he learned that members of his former unit had been captured in Bataan. Elliott was sent to Europe, where he was involved in the invasion of Normandy. He discusses his voyage across the Atlantic, an attack by a German U-boat, the landing at Utah Beach, the bombing of Saint-Lo, and his duties supplying gas to the troops. Elliott also served with the First Cavalry Division in the Korean War, and he compares and contrasts his experiences in Korea and Europe.

Interview Accession

1986oh079_ww042

Interviewee Name

Edwin Elliott

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1986-01-17

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Elliott, Edwin Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 17 Jan. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Elliott, E. (1986, January 17). 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.

Elliott, Edwin, interview by Arthur L. Kelly. January 17, 1986, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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