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David Dennis feels that he and his unit were well prepared for the fighting in North Africa. He believes that the only...
Leonard Spivey lived in a combine, which was a group of six prisoners in one living space. They were allowed to stay...
The Laffey was in a rough state. She had been hit a number of times from a number of direction. Everything from the...
William Disanza had a navy crew aboard his Merchant Marine ship. Their job was to handle the guns. They had a submarine...
Alexander Jefferson listened to the BBC radio at the POW camp, but had no idea about the landings in Southern France....
One of the replacements sent to James Goodrich's squad was killed before Goodrich ever got his name because he did not...
Black hoods were placed on the heads of William Leibold and the others [Annotators Note: the survivors of the sinking...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
While Olen Grant was at Stalag XVIIB he preferred to stay in the barracks [Annotator’s Note: as opposed to staying in...
[Annotators Note: William Leibold served in the navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
[Annotators Note: Robert Williams served in the army as a paratrooper in Headquarters Company; 2nd Battalion. 506th...
When Walter Barnes got back to the United States they had to get to their homes on their own. A guy he served with had...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Clinton Riddle initially wanted to join the US Navy after he graduated from high school but being the only child in his...
Byron Othello Wilkins and other POWs worked in a nearby town called Euskirchen. They unloaded boxcars and one man found...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]They went to New Caledonia...
Monty Joe Boitnott and his squad ended up near Chimoy [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling] off the main road. One...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...
Walter Barnes was sent to pick up some German prisoners. When he got to the enemy troops there were about a dozen of...
Byron Othello Wilkins helped form a club with Corps Commander Troy Middleton who was University Controller. The club...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
1886. '3-23-44. Ecklund. These men of 353 Inf Regt are each carrying one case of 'C' Rations weighing 40 lbs out of...
785. 81st Infantry Division Signal Company servicemen with wives at mess; eating at dinner tables. '3-8-44. Von...
786. 81st Infantry Division Signal Company servicemen with wives in mess hall; eating at dinner tables. '3-8-44. Von...
1838. '3-23-44. J. P. Johnson. Cleanliness prevails where ever the army goes. Here is a disposal pit for C Ration cans...
1358. '6 July 44. Sharetts. A field ice box built by the 3496th Qm. Truck Co. while they were on Bivouac at Kings Pond...
1848. '3-22-44. J. P. Johnson. Here is the field kitchen dug into rearward slope, below firebreak trail, which supplies...
Group of WAVES eating at restaurant with one civilian woman; all WAVES are wearing blue uniforms with enlisted women's...
Photograph. A market in Accra, Ghana in the 1940s.
Soldiers leading and riding pack mules through mountainous terrain during training exercises. "168-9-44-507." United...
2224. Soldiers leading pack mules through mountainous terrain during training exercises. '168-9-44-506.' United States...
A multi-exposed photograph of servicemen posing with bananas at their camp in the Pacific during World War II. "Figure...
A soldier in a winter coat sitting on rocks eating from his mess kit during training, snow on the ground. "Feb. 1944."...

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