My Grandpa Fought the Nazis. This is His Story.
Emmet Withers served until 17 January 1946. After the Germans surrendered, he was transferred to the 29th Infantry Division and received an Honorable Discharge. He earned the Bronze Star. the World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with two bronze stars. He was a steel mill worker from rural Pennsylvania with a fifth-grade education who helped save the world.