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Oral history interview with Allen Wise

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.37 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0037

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Allen Wise, born August 18, 1918, describes being stationed in 1944 at Pearl Harbor; being sent to Camp Swift in Texas; being a medical doctor for 405th Regiment, 102nd infantry Division; being sent to Gardelegen, Germany in April 1945; being ambushed on a road side and taking the town fairly easily; finding the Gardelegen Massacre; how seven people survived the massacre and dug their way out of the barn where the massacre occurred; how the civilians of Gardelegen were forced to see the massacre and bury the victims; being discharged in January 1946; and never discussing what he had seen.

Interviewee
Allen Wise
Date
1991 August 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
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