Pope, Robert E.

  • College/Year: RC '49
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Pope, Robert E. (June 28, 2003)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): European
  • US Army Division: 106th Infantry
  • US Army Battalion: 590th Battalion
  • US Army Other: Battery A


Mr. Pope served as an artilleryman in the ETO during World War II. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge, he survived life as a POW until escaping in April 1945.