LECTURES: HARLEY REYNOLDS
Mason Lecture Series
Saturday, September 12, 2009
How I Survived Three First-Wave Invasions: North Africa, Sicily, Omaha Beach
by Harley Reynolds
Assigned to "B" Company, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division upon enlistment in December 1940, Harley trained as a rifleman and ultimately was promoted to Staff Sergeant and commanded the light machine gun section. Each position he held was because the men ahead of him were either wounded or killed. What made him so lucky?