Oswald H. Bromberg

"I probably interrogated upwards of a thousand prisoners."

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Name:  Oswald H. Bromberg
Date of Birth:  4/7/19
Branch of Service: 
Military Intelligence
Dates of Service:  December 1942 to December 1945
Location of Military Service:  France, Belgium, Germany
Mr. Bromberg was born in Hamburg, Germany and came to the United States when he was 19 years old.  He volunteered in the Army in 1942 and was sent to basic training in the 94th Infantry at Camp Phillips, Kansas.  He was transferred to the 28th Infantry Division, the Keystone Division and sent to Normandy 3 weeks after the invasion.  He was assigned to be a prisoner of war interrogater.  He achieved the rank of Second Lieutenant.  Mr. Bromberg received a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, 5 Battle Stars, good Conduct Medal, European Victory Medal, and Expert Rifle Medal.

Mr. Bromberg as a Sergeant

Victory Parade in Paris, France, August 29, 1944.  Mr. Bromberg,
 with the 28th Infantry Division, was in this parade.  It consisted of
15,000 men, 24 abreast.