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Kaylor was only about 500 yards away from the Japanese. They were so hungry that they ate despite the smells.Kaylor...
[Annotator's Note: for the first 35 seconds of this segment Rall is speaking German with someone in the room other than...
Alexander Jefferson traveled overseas on the top deck with white nurses in a group of all black officers. The white...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas. But, there was a group of...
The Japanese had steel, concrete, and coral bunkers all over the island [Annotator’s Note: Peleliu, September 1944]....
Most of the tests had to do with navigation. They got off of the ship in Pearl Harbor. Eventually Earnest was told that...
One of Hannan's most vivid memories from his action during the Battle of the Bulge was the care that their medics gave...
Leisey's father was a railroad worker and his mother was a garment worker. They survived the Great Depression by...
After his furlough James Goodrich was told to report to Camp Pendleton. At the time Goodrich did not know what or where...
Everything in speech begins with the ear and Swinney had a good ear for languages. She does fairly well with French...
Baumgarten continues his account of what he did on D-Day at Dog Green Sector [Annotator's Note: Normandy, France 6 June...
Wilburn K. Ross thinks a lot about the friends he had from home who were either injured or killed. He wishes he could...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotators Note: 11...
The Germans had no idea what was going on. The worst part of the Battle of the Bulge for Biddle was when his friend was...
Robert Christie got orders to go back to the United States via a troop ship. The ship was named the Newburn Victory....
Freddie Ohr was assigned to the 52nd Fighter Group overseas. They were flying Spitfires. Ohr learned how to fly the...
A typical day [Annotator’s Note: in Italy during the war in 1945] started at 4:40 or 5:00 in the morning. After...
Richard Greer left Guadalcanal on 5 or 6 January 1943 and went to Melbourne. He was very happy to be leaving the island...
They had to break the monotony. They would see someone get beat and they would laugh about the way he hollered or the...
Ardell Bollinger did not report back to base immediately. Bollinger still has shrapnel in his foot from when he was...
The veterans felt better having other veterans around. When replacements came in Robert Akins knew that they were well...
[Annotator's Note: for the first 35 seconds of this segment Rall is speaking German with someone in the room other than...
Bailey and the Marines got there [Annotator's Note: Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa] on the 11th [Annotator's Note: 11 June 1945...
Joseph Armanini tells a story about how the tail of a B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber...
They [Annotator’s Note: the dive bombers] would cut the engines if nothing came back from the PBY's and call it a day [...
They heard rumors about what had happened at Malmedy during the fighting in the Bulge. After hearing that they were...
In Hawaii they [Annotators Note: James Goodrich and the rest of the 5th Marine Division] trained for the landing on Iwo...
Radford was at Camp Claiborne in the 166th [Annotator’s Note: in Louisiana with the 166th Infantry Regiment] when he...
After the Bremen mission [Annotators Note: on 8 October 1943] John Luckadoo was temporarily grounded because he was...
After separating Kalil from the rest of the platoon after his capture, the Germans loaded Kalil on a truck and took him...
Pomroy relates how the amphibious tanks went out of the LST's [Annotator’s Note: Landing Ship, Tank] towards the shore...
The United States, especially the South, was a very prejudiced place. It was only after the Martin Luther King era did...
Jenkins stayed in touch with some of the men in met during the war. He kept in touch with Carlos Fernandez because they...
Sometime in the spring of 2004 [Annotator's Note: Myers means 1944] there was a Japanese, who Myers thought had been...
1 of the guys that Ramage was flying with looked back at 1 of the burning Japanese carriers and said,"Look back. She's...
Hawk estimates that his unit captured around 500 German troops after the engagement for which he was awarded the Medal...

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