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In his November 30, 1980 interview with his daughter Anne Ledford, William Ledford remembers his service in the Army during WWII. In particular, Ledford details his basic training and journey through Iceland, England, and France. Ledford shares his recollection of the Battle of the Bulge and the aftermath of WWII. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 8 minutes
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Veterans History Project, World War II
Army, Prisoners of War, POWs, Nazis, Germany, SS Troops, France, England, Iceland, Correspondence, combat, training, Battle of the Bulge
Ledford, William, "Interview with William Ledford" (1980). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 103.
LC Subject Headings
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, United States. Army, Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945, Prisoners of war, Military decorations