Invasion of Normandy
[Text] Escape Story of U.S. POW Assumed Dead on D-Day

American prisoners of war. (December 22, 1944). Source: German Federal Archive, # 183-J28589 / CC-BY-SA.

“Sometime during the questioning I called a German officer a ‘SOB’ and woke up several days later in a hospital with a big headache and a bashed head.” Joseph Beryle, a U.S. Paratrooper for the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, recounts his time as a prisoner of war after making his jump … Continue reading