Liberation of civilian populations

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George Griffenhagen went in on a Dutch ship [Annotators Note: when he travelled from Sicily to Great Britain]. They...
John Witmeyer recognizes the value of The National World War II Museum and is glad that the museum affords the public...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Four or five days after 5 April [Annotators Note: 5 April 1945] Tokuji Yoshihashi’s company [Annotators Note: Company A...
As a veteran, John Witmeyer believes in the importance and the value of history, especially the history of World War 2...
After he recovered sufficiently in the hospital, John Witmeyer was sent back to the front lines in January of 1945...
Gonzales was 10 years old when the Japanese invaded [Annotator's Note: Manila, Philippine Islands]. At the time he...
Blonder was trained as a Forward Observer. He began his military career in 1939. He was required to complete ROTC [...
Bailey has seen the Okinawan civilian jumping off of cliffs on television. It puzzles Bailey how two Okinawan women...
Weber went to 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the camp but didn't learn very much. She didn't finish 8th grade....
Gonzales is very glad that he was able to help save a life even though he lost a brother.After Gonzales' brother...
The place where Bilibid prison once stood is now government buildings. Even though the building is gone Gonzales still...
[Annotators Note: Lou Brissie served in the army as an infantryman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment...
It was dark and they were trying to figure a way out [Annotators Note: after landing on Anzio]. They stumbled upon some...
Raymond Zager crossed the Rhine River into Austria. The Third Army had laid down a blanket of fog to cover the convoy....
Chaisson volunteered for the army when he was 17. He didn't like the navy and the Marine Corps sounded too tough for...
They did everything they could do to get off of the beach. One of the warrant officers was hit and told Renstrom to go...
One thing that gave the prisoners hope was when the American planes would fly over and drop pamphlets telling them that...
Richard Duchossois and his company were set up on the south eastern tip of the Bulge [Annotators Note: during the The...
Galloway notes that as long as he was ahead of the German officers behind him he could sneak into a house. Galloway...
Frank Mancuso’s unit went back to Naples to get more replacements and newer landing craft, landing onshore without...
Gerard Halpern landed at Anzio in April [Annotators Note: April of 1944] and was assigned to his new squad. They were...
The second day Robert Williams and the others went to the town of Vierville. They had gotten reports that Vierville was...
A large crowd of Parisian civilians scatters from sniper fire. "ETO-HQ-44-12542. 20 Aug. Signal corps photo. Crowds of...
Convey moves past civilians in Carentan. "ETO-HQ-44-5255. Weintaub. 17 June. Signal corps photo. An American convoy...
54.Photograph. American servicemen in a jeep moving through a crowded Bologna street full of Italian civilians during...
56.Photograph. American servicemen in a jeep moving through a crowded Bologna street full of Italian civilians during...
American troops march in parade through liberated Cherbourg. "ETO-HQ-44-6547. Haye. 29 June. Signal corps photo. Crowds...
American troops waved on by French civilians. "ETO-HQ-44-5789. Franklin. 23 June. Signal corps photo. American...
96.Photograph. '21 April 45. 5/MM-45-7370. Fifth Army, Bologna, Italy. Fifth Army Italian troops receive ovation as...
"Filipino women celebrate liberation of Leyte by US troops at Tacloban." October 1944
933.Photograph. '7/MM-44-25082'; "Signal Corps radio telephoto from Italy# Southern France. Happy welcome. Young and...
"7/MM-44-2494"; "Signal Corps radio telephoto. Southern France. Pushing forward. First American troops to reach...
"7/MM-25123"; "Signal Corps radio telephoto. Southern France. Lyon! Allied troops receive gala welcome upon entering...

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