Merkle, Gerald Henry

Gerald Henry Merkle

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Oral History Session #1
Date:
October 25, 2004
Place:
Hillsdale, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Shaun Illingworth
Michael Tietjen
Hans Zimmerer
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Michael Tietjen
Gerald Henry Merkle
Sandra Stewart Holyoak

Recommended Citation:
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).

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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.