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Oral history interview with Romeo Fagiolo

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.85 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0567

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Romeo Fagiolo, born January 29, 1922 in Washington, DC, discusses being drafted into the armed forces in February 1943; basic training in Fort Hood, TX; how his Italian-born parents immigrated to the United States; attending Texas A&M; being sent overseas in November 1944; landing in Marseille, France; memories of battles and living conditions; encountering German prisoners of war; his experiences with French and German civilians; avoiding battle fatigue; poverty he saw in France; war stories he had heard while in France and Germany; his experiences at Dachau concentration camp; how US soldiers attacked Dachau, killing SS guards; and bringing civilians from the city through the camp.

Interviewee
Romeo J. Fagiolo
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2010 March 01  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:19:50
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