• Mitterhoff, Seymour
  • 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


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.