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Webster G. Barnett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH374
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Barnett's experiences: highest rank achieved as Buck Sergeant; arrival at Camp Hale and his impressions of deep snow, mountains, etc.; Captain Henry Brendemihl, Episcopal Priest; training and being assigned to a power and demolition squad; poverty witnessed when he arrived in Naples; Christmas communion held in an orphanage in Naples; "Bouncing Betty" minefields; time at Riva Ridge when German POWs opened fire; how different...
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Webster G. Barnett oral history

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Identifier: C MSS OH360
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Banett's experiences: being a squad leader of 30 men whose role was to support the line companies; enlistment at Camp McCoy, Wisc. and basic training at Camp Hale, Colo.; transition from Camp Hale to Camp Swift, Tex.; sailing from Camp Patrick Henry to Italy and being on KP duty; mission to support the line troops by building bridges and recovering bodies; being entertained by an Italian family and staying in contact with...
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