Oral History Session #1
Date:October 25, 2004
Place:Hillsdale, New Jersey
Transcript Production Team:Domingo Duarte
Gerald Henry Merkle
Sandra Stewart Holyoak
Merkle, Gerald Henry Oral History Interview, October 25, 2004, by Shaun Illingworth, Michael Tietjen and Hans Zimmerer, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
Description:Lt. Col. Merkle served as an antiaircraft artillery officer before transferring to the Transportation Corps, where he served as a liaison officer onboard the S/S George B. McClellan, which traveled from the US to the ETO during World War II. Afterwards, he supervised a POW Camp at Camp Patrick Henry and munitions operations at Hampton Roads and Norfolk.