Raymond Johnston interview
Ray A. Johnston was born on October 31, 1923 in Astoria, Oregon. Johnston graduated high school in Aberdeen, Washington before enlisting in the Navy in 1943. While Johnston was trained to operate anti-aircraft artillery, Johnston ended up serving in the army with the 106th Infantry Division. In October 1944, the division was shipped to Europe where they fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Johnston's unit was captured in December 1944. Johnston and the rest of his unit were liberated in April 1945, leaving Europe in May. Johnston died October 12, 2013 in Olympia, Washington.
World War, 1939-1945; Johnston, Ray
Johnston, Raymond and Jewell, James R., "Raymond Johnston interview" (1998). James Jewell Papers. 48.
Eastern Washington University Archives and Special Collections (SPC 998-0494)