Richard P. White served in the US Army Enlisted Reserve Corps, the Air Corps, and the Infantry during WWII. He enlisted in May 1942 in Oxbow, Ohio and received boot camp training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He learned German at Fordham University language school in New York City. His duty stations included Fort Dix, New Jersey, Camp Miles Standish, Massachusetts, and Camp Atterbury, Indiana. He was assigned to the 106th Division, last US Army Division to be organized during WWII. 

  In Europe White was stationed at Chelton, England and saw action Saint-Vith, Belgium. White and members of his command were captured during the Battle of the Bulge and taken to Bad Orb Concentration Camp. The camp was liberated by the 44th Division of the US Army.

Transcript Number 080
Title: Richard P. White: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Richard P. White
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: September 15, 2001
Location of Interview: Wilmington, N.C.
Description: 1 Mini- DV Cassette Tape; sd., col.+ 1 VHS Cassette Tape
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience