Fred Garrow: You’ll Survive
Fred Garrow: You’ll SurviveCreator: Veterans Breakfast Club Category: Community Stories, Local History Publisher: The Social Voice Project Published: 22 Sep, 2015 Language: Tags:79th Infantry Division | Army | Seven Oaks Country Club | Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast | veterans | Veterans Breakfast Club | WWII | Listen/Watch
“I lied about my age.” During WWII Fred Garrow wanted to escape his home life, and so he joined the army and fought in Europe with the famed 79th Infantry Division, noted by its blue and silver “Cross of Lorraine” insignia.
This video short is a production of the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative. It was recorded September 2, 2015 at a Veterans Breakfast Club storytelling event in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino. Producers: Kevin Farkas/Bryan Chemini.