John Raaen D-Day Oral History Interview

World War II veteran John Raaen was with the U.S. Army’s 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion on D-Day - June 6, 1944. He described how his company was… read more

World War II veteran John Raaen was with the U.S. Army’s 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion on D-Day - June 6, 1944. He described how his company was diverted from Pointe du Hoc to Omaha Beach, and reflected on experiencing constant artillery fire and hearing cries of the wounded. The interview is from the National World War II Museum’s oral history collection. close

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John Raaen D-Day Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
461241-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Winter Park, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jun 09, 2019 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 2019 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 09, 2019 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2019 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2019 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3