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   William M. McConahey, Jr.
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War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 344th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division
Service Location: France; Germany; Czechoslovakia; European Theater
Rank: Captain
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 Audio (Interview Excerpts) (7 items)
Anticipating D-Day; the scene on Utah Beach. (02:53) Duties of a “battalion surgeon.” (06:46) Not carrying a gun; avoiding getting shot at or captured. (02:19)
Patton’s strengths and weaknesses. (02:51) Close calls with death. (02:13) Releasing tension by writing his memoir; difference between veterans of World War II and Vietnam. (03:17)
The concentration camp at Flossenberg. (01:32)  
  
 

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