Dyas, Timothy G.

Timothy G. Dyas

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Oral History Session #1
July 23, 2008
Ridgewood, New Jersey
Shaun Illingworth
Elaine Blatt
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Tad Stanwick
Matthew Dougherty
Greg Flynn
Shaun Illingworth
Timothy G. Dyas
Recommended Citation:
Dyas, Timothy G. Oral History Interview, July 23, 2008, by Shaun Illingworth and Elaine Blatt, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
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LTC Dyas was born in Brooklyn, NY, and later raised in Queens, NY.  He entered the US Army in 1941, trained at Fort Ethan Allen, VT, and later joined the Airborne and trained at Fort Bragg, NC.  He served with the 82nd Airborne Division, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, First Battalion, A Company.  He jumped with the 82nd in the invasion of Sicily and fought until captured near Catelgerone.  He spent 23 months as a POW in Stalags IIB, IIIB and IIIA. After WWII, he used the GI Bill to earn degrees at NYU and Harvard.  He spent his career in education, eventually becoming principal of Millburn High School in Millburn, NJ.