The Warrior Next Door Podcast

Next Series Preview - TSgt Bill Parker "First Boot on Bloody Omaha" WWII

March 03, 2022 Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo Season 2 Episode 39
The Warrior Next Door Podcast
Next Series Preview - TSgt Bill Parker "First Boot on Bloody Omaha" WWII
Show Notes

Please join us next week as we begin our fantastic series featuring 97 year old TSgt Bill Parker of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division as he talks about his life growing up in SE Oklahoma as a true cowboy and then as a wire cutter in Company E in the first wave landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day. He lost much of his hearing on D-Day as the US Navy shelled German fortification WN 62 literally right over his head. Mr. Parker was promoted from Private to Sgt on D-Day + 1 at Viervile Sur Mer and walked over 600 miles across Europe as a squad and platoon leader.