Interviewees

Mitterhoff, Seymour

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  • College/Year: RU-Newark
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Mitterhoff, Seymour (April 26, 2010)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): European; CBI
  • US Army Division: 25th Infantry

Description:

Mr. Mitterhoff was born and raised in Newark, NJ, graduating from Weequahic High School in 1940.  He enlisted in the US Army Air Corps during World War II and served as a radar observer and navigator on night fighters.  He completed 52 missions, serving in Italy, China and Burma.  After the war, he used the GI Bill to study business at Rutgers-Newark, then went into the printing business and, eventually, sales.