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Robert Erskine Interview

Robert Erskine served in the army during World War II as a combat medic with Company D, 303rd Medical Battalion, 78th Infantry Division. He enlisted in 1943 and was discharged with the rank of sergeant in 1945. He served in the European Theater (England, France, Belgium, Germany) and saw action at the Battle of the Bulge, Remagen Bridge Crossing (first US troops to cross Rhine River), Rhine River, Germany; Central Rhineland; Capture of dam at Roer River, Germany. Erskin's awards and decorations include 2 Bronze Star Medals, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 bronze service stars(battle stars), and the Combat Medical Badge.

Students from the Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches conducted the interview.

 

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