Charles F. Marshall

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For the American Civil War officer, see Charles Marshall (Colonel).

World War II veteran Charles F. Marshall (1915 - October 2002) was raised by a German-speaking family in New Jersey, United States, and spoke German fluently.

He was drafted into the U.S. Army Sixth Corps in World War II for military intelligence and interrogated German POWs and analyzed captured and stolen German maps and charts. He was present at the Sixth Corps' landing at Anzio and the subsequent battles in southern France. He produced The Beachhead News newspaper and kept extensive notes on the war. He later authored two books on the subject, Discovering the Rommel Murder, and A Ramble Through My War: Anzio and Other Joys.

He died in October 2002 leaving his second wife Mary, 8 children, and 23 grandchildren.




  • The Beachhead News. [Anzio, Italy] : Headquarters VI Corps, 1944- OCLC 7880205

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