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Roy Holtz on Harley ridding through Belgium town of Spa

The Doughboy Podcast for November 4, 2019 - Episode #147

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SPECIAL: First Man into Germany

The full unabridged story of
First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley
By author Robert Laplander
Read by Host, Theo Mayer

  • Introduction | 01:55 
  • Part 1: Yup, That’s Me! | 03:10
  • Part 2: It’s Off to War… | 08:25
  • Part 3: Rolling With the Red Arrow! | 14:25
  • Part 4: Oh… You’ve GOT to be kidding!? | 20:05
  • Part 5: The Real Story Behind the Picture. | 27:10
  • Epilog | 32:50

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Podcast Notes

RELATED LINKS
Rob Laplander Links

https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Laplander/e/B06W5MR685%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/press-media/wwi-centennial-news/1953-four-questions-for-bob-laplander-of-finding-the-lost-battalion-and-doughboy-mia.html

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/lostbattalion

https://www.facebook.com/robert.laplander

https://www.wsj.com/articles/doughboy-mia-makes-sure-missing-world-war-i-heroes-get-recognition-1495443601

https://www.army.mil/article/189688/volunteer_doughboy_team_works_to_bring_wwi_mias_home

https://www.legion.org/magazine/239680/doughboy-mia

 

Links to WWI Harley info

:https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/museum/explore/archives.html

http://www.ridingvintage.com/2012/12/war-machines-american-motorcycles-of-wwi.html

https://www.thrillist.com/cars/history-of-u-s-military-motorcycles

http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/06/29/100-year-old-harley-davidson-returns-from-france-to-honor-american-wwi-soldiers.html

https://www.facebook.com/operationtwinlinks/



Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Doughboy Foundation

 

Production:

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katherine Akey & Katz Laszlo

Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe

Research: JL Michaud

 

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