Neil P. Stewart
Company K, 422nd Regiment
106th Infantry Division
Oflag 64

Battle of the Bulge Artifact of Captain Neil P. Stewart
Captain Stewart was the commanding officer of K company 422nd Infantry regiment 106th Division during the Battle of the Bulge. He wore these dog tags around his neck during the battle, his capture and forced march of several hundred kilometers to a POW camp in Poland. Upon his arrival at POW camp, Oflag 64, Stewart was issued the rectangular German prisoner of war Identification tag. Captain Stewart endured nearly five months of captivity before being liberated by Allied forces in late April, 1945.  Gift of Dr. J. Campbell, The National World War II Museum Inc., 2005