Interview with Raymond Dearinger, March 1, 1989

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

served with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 345th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division; describes fighting in the Battle of the Bulge; talks about Metz; fighting for the first time in the Saar Valley (talks about taking "Hill 88"); mentions Bastogne; describes action in the Battle of the Bulge; suffering under German artillery barrage; taking a hill from SS troops; talks about Saint-Vith; advancing into the town; destruction in the town; describes attacking the Siegfried Line; accepting the surrender of German soldiers; experience as a wounded soldier

Interview Accession

1989oh051_ww120

Interviewee Name

Raymond Dearinger

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1989-03-01

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Dearinger, Raymond Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 01 Mar. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dearinger, R. (1989, March 01). 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.

Dearinger, Raymond, interview by Arthur L. Kelly. March 01, 1989, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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