Jack Pierce, in glasses, stands outside the 7701 st U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Band School barracks at Dachau, Germany, in 1951.
Jack Pierce, in glasses, stands outside the 7701 st U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Band School barracks at Dachau, Germany, in 1951. Courtesy photo
Jack Pierce, in glasses, stands outside the 7701 st U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Band School barracks at Dachau, Germany, in 1951. Courtesy photo

SLO swing band leader studied at former German concentration camp while in the Army

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.