• Links to Oral History Sessions: Horanzy, Alexander (January 14, 2014)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): Pacific

Alexander Horanzy's family immigrated to Philadelphia in 1916.  He joined the Army in July of 1939 when he was seventeen years old.  He was assigned to the assigned to Schofield Barracks, north of Pearl Harbor when the attack on Pearl Harbor took place.  He then served for four years in the Pacific Theater and was discharged in 1945 when he contracted malaria overseas.