Donald L. Davis, 2007
- Branch of Service: United States Army, Infantry
- Highest Rank: Private 1st Class
- Military Service: Enlisted, July 26, 1943 - November 18, 1945
Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.
0:00 - Enlisted, great patriotism back then, AST (Army Specialized Training Program
3:40 - Brother killed in action, German submarines close to the U.S.
7:18 - Frontlines in France, POW, five soldiers in the group were killed
12:52 - Living conditions during POW time, no heat, hungry, 100,000 prisoners, Russian soldiers treated poorly
16:44 - Liberation
21:05 - Going home
22:13 - On the frontlines for one week before being captured, appreciated the American way of life
This story was recorded at an SDPB event in Sioux Falls, SD.
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