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Oral history interview with Lon Redmon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.27 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0027

Lon K. Redmon, born in 1920 in Oklahoma, describes living on a farm and moving to Miami, FL; being drafted into the US Army on February 10, 1941; being assigned to the 31st Infantry Dixie Division; participating in the D-Day invasion; being ordered to Czechoslovakia in April 1945; the liberation of Flossenbürg and making the town’s civilians view the concentration camp; seeing Dachau and his reaction to the camp; being a commander of a displaced persons camp; and returning to the US in 1949.


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Interviewee
Lon Redmon
Interviewer
Tom Downey
Date
interview:  1992 April 30
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:30:43
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