WWII Veteran and German Prisoner of War Lou Toth’s original story of military life. Veteran Toth, TSGT Louis Toth, U.S. Army Paratrooper, served in WWII, the Korean War, and retired as a Master Sergeant from the United States Army. During WWII he landed on Utah Beach and was taken prisoner of war by the Germans in Normandy. He shares his war experiences while serving his country and is nationally recognized for his award winning stories. Veteran Toth resides at the Orlando VA Community Living Center and participated in the Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project.
Interview with WWII Veteran Robert Brodrick at VFW 4287 in Orlando, FL, Memorial Day 2010. Veteran Brodrick served in the U.S. Army as a Platoon Sergeant in Europe during WWII. He recalls in detail firsthand experiences liberating the first big town in France, Nancy, (The Battle of Nancy in 1944) and fighting in the Battle of the Bulge - Operation Market Basket. He shares his military experiences in Belgium, France, Holland, and Germany where he got hit with shrapnel on Dec.10th and was back on the frontline on Dec.16th. Veteran Brodrick is thankful "to all the buddies who sacrificed their life to give me this freedom". He currently serves in the Honor Guard at VFW 4287.
WWII Veteran William M. Turner Interview
Interview with WWII Veteran William M. Turner at Delaney Street Baptist Church, June 30th, 2010.
Veteran Turner served in both WWII and the Korean War. During WWII he trained in aviation and during the Korean War was part of the 278 Regimental Combat Team from Cleveland, TN. Serving his country gave him the opportunity to go to college under the GI Bill of Rights. He earned an engineering degree from the University of Tennessee and a degree in electrical engineering from John Hopkins University. Later he and his wife and two daughters moved to Orlando so he could work for the Martin Company now known as Lockheed Martin.
He shares his story of meeting a Civil War Veteran in Tennessee and his gratitude for all the people who have offered their lives so that we could be a free nation.
WWII Veteran and German Prisoner of War Lou Toth Interview
Interview with WWII Veteran and German Prisoner of War Lou Toth at Orlando VA Medical Center, May 26th, 2010.
Veteran Toth was a paratrooper and retired as a Master Seargent in the United States Army. During WWII he landed at Utah Beach and was taken Prisoner of War by the Germans in Normandy. At age 89, Veteran Toth still works out seven days a week. In this interview he shares his thoughts on America, Memorial Day, and a funny story about ice fishing in Minnesota.