Go to Men of the 16th / Ed Wozenski interview

ABOVE: Edward F. Wozenski as an infantry captain.

BELOW: As Brigadier General Wozenski (Asst. Division Commander) 26th (Yankee) Division

 

Photo above: The path blazed up from Easy Red by Lt. John M. Spalding and Sgt. Phil Streczyk.

Aerial photo of Easy Red. Spalding's group landed at the far left of photo. Wozenski's group landed somewhere near E-3, at the far right.

Page from booklet created for Wozenski's memorial ceremony, National Guard Armory, Bristol, Connecticut, 11 November 1988. Photos are from  Wozenski's later military career.

Unveiling of three plaques to honor Brigadier-General Edward F. Wozenski National Guard Armory, Bristol, Connecticut, 28 November 1988. Retired Major Edward Farrell stands at left next to one of Wozenski's grandchildren.  (Photo by Lil Junas)

 

SOUND CLIPS:

1) The flare that showed the way off Omaha beach

2) On Streczyk "The greatest unsung hero of World War II"

3) Clarence Colson on Wozenski (one minute clip that will be slow to download): "Nobody could keep up with him. He was the best."

 

BELOW: Phil Streczyk