Skip to main content

Herman Schneider

T/SGT in 23rd Headquarters Co

Military occupational specialty: 814 (operations NCO)


Born 1916 in PA

County of residence at enlistment: Allegheny County, PA
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: semiskilled miners, and mining-machine operators
Notes: Bronze Star; GO #27, Hq 12th A Gp, 31 May 45. Meritorious Service: Operations Sergeant, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, 27 Sep 44-27 Mar 45
Source: Unit Shipment 10143-A, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; Awards and Decorations; WWII Army enlistment record;

Please Support Our Ongoing Efforts

The soldiers of The Ghost Army used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and imagination to fool the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Ghost Army Legacy Project is ensuring that these men and their accomplishments are never forgotten.

Give via credit card by clicking the yellow “Donate” button.

Or, send a check to:

Ghost Army Legacy Project
1305 S. Michigan Ave. #1104
Chicago, IL 60605

All donations are tax-deductible!