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Eugene J. Saltzman
Eugene John Saltzman (1912-6 June 1944) was an American soldier during World War II.

Biography

Eugene John Saltzman was born in New York City, New York in 1912 to a Jewish-American family, and he enlisted in the US Army in 1933. Saltzman rose to the rank of Lieutenant and later transferred to the US 506th Infantry Regiment, an airborne regiment that dropped over Normandy in 1944 during Operation Overlord. Saltzman fought at the Battle of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, where he was killed by German machine-gun fire alongside several other regimental lieutenants.

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