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The Captain told Tarrant that the Navy was going to be different one day. Tarrant told him no, that he already had...
Rosa was part of a wealthier bunch according to Church. Church went back after the war to find her but she had gone...
When Renstrom went back to Iwo Jima he fought well because the excitement was not there. He functioned better as a...
Freddie Ohr sat down and everybody sat around him to keep him warm. Ohr got up and looked around and realized there was...
John Noack notes that it was a sad day when they returned to base. Everyone was down about it. Too many of the guys...
Air Group 98 was stacked with talent, in order to train and in order to be ready when they were needed. They got back...
Lynn Compton never found Lieutenant Dike [Annotators Note: Norman S. Dike] when he went to search for him while his men...
Ardell Bollinger noticed large castles in India whereas others lived in shacks. Bollinger lived in India for about a...
Galloway is not entirely sure how long he watched the German and American units fight it out at the Hurtgen Forest....
Richard Candelaria was set to Camp Lucky Strike in Le Havre, France. He had been accustomed to his accommodations prior...
Alexander Jefferson listened to the BBC radio at the POW camp, but had no idea about the landings in Southern France....
Joseph Armanini explains how he never thought or worried about dying, he was more worried about his mother not knowing...
The Marines on Midway were a little shook up themselves. Just after they landed, a bomber squadron from the Hornet [...
When Clarence Anderson returned from R and R [Annotator's Note: rest and relaxation or recuperation] he was ordered to...
Tom Quigley and his men watched their comrades try and make their way up Hill 192 under heavy German fire, and saw a...
The National World War II Museum awarded marine combat cameraman Norman Hatch with the Silver Service Award for his...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
Roger Shaw was assigned to the [Annotator’s Note: SS ] on the Industrial Canal while it was still being completed by...
Frank Buschmeier bounced around to different prisoner of war camps once he was finished with the interrogation. He...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in Marseilles, France and it was rainy and miserable. When they hit combat in France, it was...
Frank Buschmeier recalls that the March 6th Berlin raid was terrible. The flak was noted for its intensity on that raid...
Calvin Barrick grew up on a farm. He had four brothers and one sister but two of his brothers have died. Barrick was...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
[Annotators Note: Warren Schmitt was a forward observer in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.]...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotators Note: William Leibold served in the navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
Josephine Pescatore believes that it is important for future generations to know about World War 2. A lot of people do...
William Blanckenburg wrote a book called Private Blanckenburg Goes to War. During his combat experience they had a long...
Clinton Riddle initially wanted to join the US Navy after he graduated from high school but being the only child in his...
After arriving on Pavuvu Island, Romus Burgin and the rest of the 1st Marine Division began training for the invasion...
His buddy Joseph Slosarczyk was in charge of the pigeons. In England, Joe was tasked with throwing pigeons out of a C-...
For John Witmeyer, every day in combat brought a new story, and Witmeyer served over 200 days on the front lines as a...
John Witmeyer was sent to Camp Pickett, Virginia where roll was called and men were assigned to various outfits. When...

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