Interactions with Allied troops

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When Charles Scheffel became a platoon leader, he used all of the ammunition that they could teaching his men about...
[Annotators Note: Henry Phillips served as an officer in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry...
[Annotators Note: John Vessey served in the army as the First Sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery,...
Lynn Compton was not told about the upcoming invasion while he was in Holborn. Compton could tell by the outlay of land...
[Annotators Note: Charles Scheffel served in the army as an infantry officer. He was sent to England with five other...
John Keema and his group arrived in Framlingham in mid-July around the time of the Hamburg raids. Keema got to go into...
Clinton Gardner had been in Bastogne a week before it was captured because his outfit was helping with the Red Ball...
Richard Ford was at the assault training center near Bristol for a few months. There was a boys' school near them....
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
John Vessey learned a lot from his 34th Infantry Division leaders. His experience in North Africa colored his outlook...
Ardell Bollinger learned about his mission to France the night before 23 September. [Annotator’s Note: Bollinger is...
The French Foreign Legion decided to fight with the Allies. Charles Scheffel stayed in the tunnel in Algiers that night...
They [Annotators Note: Malcolm Higgins and his fellow prisoners being held in Stalag Luft III] got a chance to build...
The first ship Curt Simmons served aboard was the old Panamanian flagged ship El Murante [Annotators Note: unsure of...
Lynn Compton remembers going through Carentan without any resistance. When the bullets started coming the men were...
Ardell Bollinger did not learn the names of the people who helped him or where he stayed because Bollinger thought he...
Being a bush pilot in Alaska was a fun experience for Geraldine Nyman. One of their employees crashed a plane in the...
Lynn Compton remembers Doc Roe [Annotators Note: Company E medic Eugene Roe] as the medic who worked on him when he was...
Charles Scheffel did not know what to do when people start shooting at him but he realized that he had to do something...
Richard Ford was wading through the water on Omaha [Annotators Note: on Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944]. An LCI driver came...
William Lansford took part in the Long Patrol with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on Guadalcanal. Most of the time he...
Freddie Ohr was treated to another huge dinner. The Korean man told him to come down every night around seven. Ohr...
Steve Pisanos made his way into some nearby woods. The German troops followed him in calling for him to give himself up...
Theodore Finkbeiner took part in the famous river crossing during Operation Market Garden [Annotators Note: the...
Richard Ford was told to move inland as fast as he could after he crossed the flooded area. He thought it was...
Robert Murphy first returned to Normandy in 1961 then again in 1964. In 1961 he met Madame Renaud. Murphy worked on the...
Freddie Ohr sat down and everybody sat around him to keep him warm. Ohr got up and looked around and realized there was...
Monty Joe Boitnott did not know his operational situation other than he was to cut the lines to stop the Nazi troop...
Before they [Annotators Note: Masaji Inoshita and his fellow interpreter Sgt. Edwin Sasaki] got to their final...
Tom Quigley and his men watched their comrades try and make their way up Hill 192 under heavy German fire, and saw a...
Tom Quigley jumped on a train and made his way with the other soldiers down to central England to a military base at...
Roger Shaw was assigned to the [Annotator’s Note: SS ] on the Industrial Canal while it was still being completed by...
Harley Reynolds, through subsequent research, was able to find out what the German half track was doing there. The half...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in either May or June 1944 in Italy. They worked their way up the boot of Italy. When they were...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army with Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] They went abord the...
Towards the end of the war they [Annotator’s Note: the British officers] were telling them [Annotators Note: Masaji...

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