Interview with Paul W. Mudd, September 3, 1987

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Paul W. Mudd who served as Squad Leader of Company A, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division describes the action he saw at Normandy. He describes landing on the beach, being attacked by the Germans, and fighting through the hedgerows. Mudd talks about the duties and dangers of a message runner, field experiences near Alsace-Lorraine, and mentions Saint-Lo. He discusses capturing German prisoners, treating wounded American soldiers, and the battle of Sens. In addition, Mudd describes crossing the Moselle River and his experiences as a wounded soldier.

Interview Accession

1987oh137_ww089

Interviewee Name

Paul W. Mudd

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1987-09-03

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Mudd, Paul W. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 03 Sep. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Mudd, P.W. (1987, September 03). 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.

Mudd, Paul W., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. September 03, 1987, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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