Albert Fier transcript
This collection relates to Albert Fier who served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant technician with E Company of the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript, where Fier documents his time as a medic during the war.
- Creation: June 14, 2000
- Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945
- Other: Date accessioned
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Biographical / Historical
Sergeant Technician Albert Fier was born on November 23, 1915 in New York, NY. Albert was inducted in Salina, Kansas in 1942 where he was placed with a rifle platoon in Company E of the 94th Infantry Division. Fier received training at Camp McCain in Mississippi. Fier served as a medic with the Army in the European Theater of Operation. After spending two weeks in England, Fier was sent to Normany after D-Day, joining General Patton at St. Lo through to the Battle of the Bulge. During his service, Fier also traveled to France and Switzerland. After the war, Fier was shipped to Camp Dix and Fort Jersey, New Jersey. He was discharged on December 25, 1945. On November 9th, 1946, Fier married his wife Mildred Zamore Fier. Shortly thereafter they moved to Palm Beach, Florida. There, Albert served as the manager of Walton’s Mens Shop on Worth Avenue for 35 years until his retirement. Albert Fier passed away on August 10, 2004 at the age of 88 in Greenacres City, Florida. He is buried at Hillcrest Memorial Park in West Palm Beach, Florida.
2 folders (2 folders)
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Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.
- Camp Dix (N.J.)
- Omaha Beach (France)
- Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)
- Siegfried Line (Germany)
- Southampton (England)
- West Palm Beach (Fla.)
- Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945
- Bastogne, Battle of, 1944-1945
- Draft--United States
- World War, 1939-1945
- World War, 1939-1945--Europe
- World War, 1939-1945--Food supply
- World War, 1939-1945--France
- World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
- World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Jewish
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
- World War, 1939-1945--Switzerland
- Albert Fier transcript
- Beatrice Dain
- December 8, 2020
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