Interview with Lawrence H. Owens, May 9, 1986

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

served in the European theatre with the 103rd Infantry Division (Headquarters Company)-- describes duties as platoon leader-- experiences entering the line at St. (Dee?)-- removal of dead German soldiers-- Battle of the Bulge-- moving through the Seigfried Line-- scenes at a concentration camp-- surrender of young German soldiers-- occupation of Garmisch-- moving through Germany-- meeting with the Fifth Army; also served in the Korean War as a replacement officer with Company K-- 2nd Battalion-- 24th Infantry Regiment (all black regiment with white officers)-- describes experiences at Pusan; served in Vietnam as an advisor

Interview Accession

1986oh159_ww052

Interviewee Name

Lawrence H. Owens

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1986-05-09

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Owens, Lawrence H. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 09 May. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Owens, L.H. (1986, May 09). 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.

Owens, Lawrence H., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. May 09, 1986, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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