Charles F. Marshall

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Charles F. Marshall
Born1915 (1915)
DiedOctober 2002 (aged 86–87)
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
UnitVI Corps
Battles/warsSecond World War

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

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.



  • A Ramble Through My War: Anzio and Other Joys. Louisiana State University Press, 2000. ISBN 0807126365 Search this book on Logo.png. OCLC 45344583[1][2]
  • Discovering the Rommel Murder: the Life and Death of the Desert Fox Stackpole; Greenhill, 2002. ISBN 0811724727 Search this book on Logo.png. OCLC 50614144[3]


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


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