Richard “Blue” Williams ’75

Richard “Blue” Williams ’75 is in final editing of his dad’s letters (more than 300), postcards and photos sent to his family during World War II, when he served with the 234th Engineer Combat Battalion. The letters, woven with the narrative written after the war about the battlion, covers his training in the U.S. and in England; participation in the invasion of Normandy; the liberation of France, Belgium and Holland; and finishing the war in Germany. The memoir narrative of more than 200 pages will be available online, free, this winter in anticipation of the 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy.

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