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The first name on the list leaving for the camp Tanagawa was Ray Church. McLean had arranged for this transfer as a way...
[Annotators Note: Charles Bishop served in the navy aboard the destroyer USS Cummings (DD-365) then later aboard the...
Biddle was not allowed to return to combat because he was being put up for the Medal of Honor. He was told that he had...
Freddie Ohr was given a depth perception test. The depth perception test was kind of tricky. It entailed having Ohr...
Steve Pisanos flew the Spitfire, the P-51 Mustang, and the P-47. To him the Spitfire was the best for defending a city...
When they got overseas to Italy, black and white [Annotator’s Note: African American and Caucasian], they were a team....
Leonard Spivey had to part ways with the “Georgia Rebel” and Ocie Jones. The next mission of importance was when Spivey...
Years ago Delewski did an interview for National Geographic. He accompanied his commanding officer Captain Becton [...
Arthur Pendleton does not remember who was in the hole with him [Annotators Note: during the Battle of the Tenaru River...
Ardell Bollinger had a couple of missions near Paris and Hamburg going after submarines. The cities had a large amount...
Baptiste had a janitorial service. One of his clients was a doctor who stayed on Corregidor [Annotator's Note:...
In Warrenpoint, Ireland Holly Reynolds always had more than one date. Reynolds saw a show in Washington D.C. called...
John Keema and his group arrived in Framlingham in mid-July around the time of the Hamburg raids. Keema got to go into...
Oscar Johnson was taken to Frankfurt after being held in Bonn for a short time. All he gave the enemy was his name,...
They had a big fireplace, but it turned out to be a mock fireplace; the place was heated by steam. They lived in the...
Waldron was the commanding officer of Torpedo Squadron 8. He wanted things done his way and he wanted them done right....
[Annotators Note: Henry Bourgeois served in the US Marine Corps as a pilot flying F4U Corsairs with Marine Fighting...
Vernon wore a ring. Hershel Williams also wore a ring that was to remind him of his engagement to his fiancee Ruby....
Hannan and Jacques developed good camaraderie. One of the great challenges that he faced was treating both the American...
Mengele told Weiss that Rosalie was not strong enough to go on a transport. The 5 of them went to the train station...
[Annotators Note: James Smith served in the USMC as a radioman and rifleman in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.]...
Swinney picked up words during the war like ersatz which meant a substitute for something.She recalls the pin-up girls...
The Wagners served for about three and a half years. They got out of the service in 1946 and put the war behind them....
On the 3rd of January 1945 the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] attacked through the Bois Jacques...
Clarene Anderson thought the P-39 was a cool airplane. With the engine mounted in the center of the plane there was...
Kalil mentions moving into the positions previously occupied by the 2nd Infantry Division at Lanzareth, Belgium. Kalil...
When the Enterprise [Annotator's Note: USS Enterprise (CV-6) aircraft carrier] was attacked and ensign Mears and...
James Nerison had an upper bunk in the PT boat [Annotators Note: PT-305] and he was not able to see out of the boat. He...
It was a wonderful experience. Stinson would not trade a million dollars for his experience in World War II. On average...
The Americal [Annotator's Note: the US Army Americal Division] came in in October [Annotator's Note: October 1942] and...
Paluch has pictures of the Malmedy Memorial. He does not think about the massacre that much anymore. He has other...
After going past the site of the Malmedy Massacre, they kept going and their next major battle was in a town called...
The men were lined up waiting to be searched. A friend, Joe Perry, who later made full Commander devised a plan to get...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
They landed in Sicily at a little town called Gela. It was still dark when they landed and the Germans were shooting at...
The Rangers detrucked in Kleinhaus at about 2:00 o'clock in the morning of 7 December 1944. Then they marched a couple...

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