World War II
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
World War II veteran; immigrated to U.S. from Germany; served in U.S. Army; saw active duty in Pacific Theater; married local El Pasoan while stationed at Fort Bliss.
Summary of Interview
Recalls immigration from Germany; early days in U.S.; acquisition of U.S. citizenship; enlistment in Army; stint as Army officer in El Paso and Pacific Theater during the War; discusses return from active duty abroad.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Alfred Blumenthal by Morris Pittle, 1993, "Interview no. 809," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.