Interview with Charles P. Roland, July 23, 1987

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Capt. Roland was S-3 with the 394th Infantry Regiment-- 99th Infantry Division of the Third Army; discusses events during the Battle of the Bulge from December 16-20 1944 - describes German artillery barrage (both on the line and at command post headquarters)-- establising defense around headquarters while under fire; battle fatigue-- exhaustion-- moving into battle position-- defense preparations at Elsenborn Ridge- stringing wires-- laying bombs-- digging in-- power of American air support

Interview Accession

1987oh130_ww083

Interviewee Name

Charles P. Roland

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1987-07-23

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Roland, Charles P. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 23 Jul. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roland, C.P. (1987, July 23). 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.

Roland, Charles P., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. July 23, 1987, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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