Americans in Wartime Experience

Harry Miller

World War II

As a member of the United States Army, Harry Miller served his country during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.  He enlisted into the Army when he was sixteen by lying about his age.  During WWII, Harry fought in the Ardennes Forest during the Battle of the Bulge.  After the war, Harry and his unit served as the De facto German State Police until the Germans could form up and train their own.  He also served in Japan as part of the 71rst Signal Battalion which was General MacArther's Headquarters.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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