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May 9, 2021

Combat engineer Chuck Hurlbut landed on Omaha Beach in the early morning hours of D-Day. His compelling interview is included in my Oral History Audiobook "The D-Day Tapes," along with six other interviews, available in my eBay store and at

Speaking of D-Day, I'll be exhibiting my work at the Mid Atlantic Air Museum World War II Weekend Friday through Sunday, June 4-6 in Reading, Pennsylvania. This is a premier event and draws hundreds of re-enactors, thousands of attendees, and several World War II veterans available to tell their stories and sign autographs. If you should go, be sure to look for me in the Hangar.

War As My Father's Tank Battalion Knew It is a podcast about the 712th Tank Battalion in particular and World War II in general. Thank you for listening. I'm Aaron Elson.

For more information:

Five D-Day Veterans Talkin' Saving Private Ryan

The D-Day Tapes

War As My Father's Tank Battalion Knew It

My eBay store