Johnson, Franklyn

  • College/Year: RC '47
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Johnson, Frankyn (September 13, 2001)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): European
  • US Army Division: 1st Infantry
  • US Army Regiment: 18th Infantry
  • US Army Company: Antitank Company


Mr. Johnson served as an infantry officer in the ETO during World War II. After being wounded during the Normandy Campaign, he was captured, but he was liberated weeks later when his POW hospital was overrun by the Allies.