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After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
[Annotators Note: Robert Ray Akins served in a special weapons company in the 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division...
They [Annotators Note: Malcolm Higgins and his fellow prisoners being held in Stalag Luft III] got a chance to build...
As far as Yukio Kawamoto could tell he did not experience too much racism or ill feelings towards him. Most of his...
At the first prisoner of war camp Riddle had to work hauling earth and material in a giant cart. Riddle recalls getting...
They were two days at sea when the PA system came on informing them that the group was headed for Tokyo [Annotators...
One thing that gave the prisoners hope was when the American planes would fly over and drop pamphlets telling them that...
After he [Annotator's Note: Charlton Heston] was in the military he put on weight.While Heston was still on campus [...
On the night of 6 December [Annotator's Note: 6 December 1944] Lou Brissie was called and told to have his men ready to...
There was a small passageway that went all the way up the side of the ship to the front of the ship. It was lined with...
The Japanese kept the Americans and British in separate groups until they started working on the railroad.The food was...
Pomroy estimates that the Japanese battleship bombardment lasted an hour. He remembers "Washing Machine Charlie" who...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
They had a point system [Annotator's Note: in regards to how soon 1 was discharged] depending on various factors like...
After the Sicilian campaign was over they moved to a little town where they set up a regimental camp in an almond...
Prior to landing in New Guinea DeMers' unit was never given any jungle training. In Australia they were trained how to...
William Barnes got orders to get off at Bougainville. He was ordered to get back to the United States the best way he...
Jenkins remembers the raid on Camp Hammelburg [Annotator’s Note: The Hammelburg Raid or Task Force Baumwas an...
On 15 August 1945 nobody came to pick Robert Rosendahl and his fellow prisoners up to go to work. One of the prisoners...
Richard Greer thought very highly of the navy medical personnel who worked with them. The pharmacist’s mates were...
[Annotators Note: William DiSanza served in the army and was assigned to the Office of Strategic Services, or OSS, and...
The heat of our bodies is what saved their lives. They had charcoal heaters but were not given any charcoal. It was...
The ship spent a few days in San Diego. When the Yorktown had passed through the Panama Canal, Vejtasa had been...
Malcolm Higgins received messages from home [Annotator’s note: while a POW at Stalag Luft III]. His family found out...
There was some rivalry between the Coast Guard and the Navy but they got along fine. There was also a time when a...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas. But, there was a group of...
While he was a prisoner, Martello was leaning over getting a head of cabbage when a German soldier came along, kicked...
The planes all arrived about the same time. They then steamed north.The men knew that the Japanese had sent an armada...
[Annotator’s Note: James Carrington enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1939 and spent two years in China...
There were a lot of cases where there were no NCOs [Annotator's Note: Non Commissioned Officers].Chaisson says jokingly...
Robert Shoens felt that the flak was limited on that mission [Annotators Note: the 6 March 1944 mission to Berlin]. It...
One afternoon they were taken to a railroad station and put on a train but were not told where they were going. The...
The men got up before daylight and took their mess kits and lined up for some soup. Then they immediately lined up in...
Pomroy had decided to go on a third invasion regardless of whether or not he would be sent home. The Marines drew...
It gives Quintana a good feeling to be able to say that he was a Marine Raider. He felt that the Raiders did not feel...
For Robert Rosendahl fear is what kept him going during the Bataan Death March. The Japanese were barbarians. Very few...

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