Interview with Andrew Dickey, December 21, 1990

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Talks about reactions to the bombing of Pearl Harbor; working in a munitions factory at the Ravenna, Ohio, Arsenal; joining the 535th Armored Infantry Regiment, 6th Armored Division; training at Camp Polk, Louisiana; joining the 6th Armored Divison; mentions Camp (Cook?), California; talks about sea voyage across the Atlantic Ocean; attitudes of the English people toward American soldiers; Normandy Invasion; tanks and house to house fighting; impressions of German soldiers; relief of Bastogne during Battle of the Bulge and Gen. George Patton's drive through Germany; experience as a wounded soldier

Interview Accession

1990oh352_ww157

Interviewee Name

Andrew Dickey

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

1990-12-21

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Dickey, Andrew Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 21 Dec. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dickey, A. (1990, December 21). Interview by J. Suchanek. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dickey, Andrew, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. December 21, 1990, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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