Oral History Interview with Robert Burkhardt
Branch of Service
U.S. Marine Corps
Dates of Service
Robert Burkhardt, Marine, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division.
Robert Burkhardt was in Korea during the war and describe being attacked a number of times. He related that he suffered from frozen feet and a foot wound. He applied for a Purple Heart and was denied, because they told him frozen feet did not warrant a Purple Heart. It said they did not acknowledge that he was also wounded.
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Burkhardt, Robert, "Oral History Interview with Robert Burkhardt" (2013). Veterans History Project Personal Narratives. 2.