Technical Sergeant

Paul Joseph Andert

Army
Inducted 2008

Paul Joseph Andert

Technical Sergeant Paul J. Andert joined the U.S. Army in May 1940, at age 17. He landed in North Africa, in 1942 with the 41st Armored Infantry, Second Armored Division (Hell on Wheels). He fought on the island of Sicily and landed D-Day, on Omaha Beach, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

His awards include the Silver Star, three Bronze Star Medals, two Purple Hearts, and the Combat Infantry Badge.