They asked me to blow ‘Taps’ for all who died in the war.”

Sergeant Harrison Wright

Towards the end of World War II, U.S. Army Sergeant Wright was stationed in a small village in Belgium near the border with Germany. At StoryCorps, he remembers being called upon for an important and honorable assignment.

Listen to Sergeant Wright’s original StoryCorps interview.

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