Voices of Valor - Herbert Suerth

Length 25:27
Herbert Suerth was a member of the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Easy Company - that fought against Nazi Germany during World War II. Easy Company's exploits were told in the best-selling book and seen in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers". Herb Suerth was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1924. Although a child of the Depression Era, he planned to attend Marquette University after high school. However, his plans were put on hold one December afternoon in 1941. Returning home from a game of football, he was met on his front porch by his grandmother, who gave him the terse message, "we are at war." The date was December 7th. Voices of Valor are recorded and preserved by the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum, Granite Falls, Minn. Diane Fagen Executive Producer.