Robert Nadeau

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Robert Nadeau

Bronze Star

Bronze Battle Star
Years Served: 1943-1946
Branch: Navy
Ships: LST-58, Italian Tanker Carondelet
Service Locations: European Theater (Normandy) + Pacific Theater
Highest Rank: Second Class (Pharmacy) 
Age Entered: 18
Age at Interview: 81 (2006)
Place of Birth: Berlin, N.H.
E-Mail Address:

Interviewer: Peter Thomas


Audio Files Audio Clips


  • A day before the D-Day Invasion of Normandy
  • Atmosphere during the invasion
  • Going back to Normandy
  • I had to finish high school after the war
  • Job as a Navy corpsman
  • Most troops had no fear
  • Problems at Utah Beach
  • Providing medical attention on an LST
  • Riding on an LST
  • Utah Beach
  • We had the help of the 101st Airborne