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[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] Farley was hit in...
John Rogers was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. He went to college in Indiana then got a job as a recreation...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-discussion with brief mention of the Malmedy Massacre, the massacre of 84...
Tenney joined the National Guard in November of 1940. He joined to get his year of service completed before the draft...
Corbin discusses the Battle of the Bulge, the Hammelburg Raid, and the book The Longest Winter [Annotator's Note: The...
They crossed the river at Burgson to continue moving towards the camp [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg raid as...
Pomroy went back to get the wounded Marvin Hattan who was screaming and moaning from his wounds [Annotator’s Note:...
Baum was sickened by the sight and the situation. He had to regroup his men and come up with a plan to get back to the...
The second day they were run out by the Japanese again [Annotator’s Note: On Okinawa, April 1945]. Deen notes that it...
Zawada said the POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] did not look that bad. He remembers that there were about...
Charles Scheffel located the headquarters of the 39th Infantry Regiment. He reported to the colonel who was glad to see...
The 442nd RCT and 100th Battalion came together in Naples and that is when Sakato joined E Company. After camping at...
John Rogers unit was stalemated for days in different places. St. Lo in particular was a tough assignment. They had a...
[Annotators Note: Robert Ray Akins served in a special weapons company in the 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division...
During the invasion, Martello remembered going down the rope ladders while the waves were around 35 feet high. You had...
The 3rd Infantry Division assimilated all of its regiments into the 3rd Division's headquarters at Fort Lewis,...
Sakato recalled that they took that hill finally and had to take a few others [Annotator’s Note: during fighting in...
Lucien Laborde was a regimental adjutant with the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division when he landed in...
Theodore Finkbeiner and the paratroopers he was with started heading toward Gela. Whenever they heard shooting they...
On 16 December 1944, the Germans started the biggest battle of offensive fighting in the world's history, the Battle of...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...
Mancel Kirk and his unit continued to move up toward Pisa, Italy. They were moving pretty good did not have much...
At one time in North Africa there was a big tank battle going on. Peterson was up in the mountains and could see the...
Their strategy didn't work because they couldn't bend around Rocherath-Krinkelt [Annotator’s Note: During the Battle of...
Martello learned that when you were in the sand and going fast, the wheel of the halftrack could be turned, but the...
To Raymond Zager the Maginot line was easily conquered. They then came to the Siegfried Line. They advanced through...
Most of the combat they [Annotators Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine...
Zawada's first time in combat was in Alsace-Lorraine. In an infantry column, the tanks were always in the lead. At a...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Edward LaPorta was a halftrack driver during his first battle. He remembers that they had nothing to fight with except...
John Rogers went back to France for the 50th Anniversary. Rogers went with his choir from the First Methodist Church in...
Mancel Kirk and his fellow Company G, 168th Infantry Regiment GIs stayed in that area for four or five days then they...
In Sicily they were in a mountainous area. They made an assault on a hill but the Germans were well dug in and beat the...
[Annotators Note: John Vessey served in the army as the First Sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery,...
Robert Christie was in combat for a few weeks before his tank was hit. They had to bail out of their tank. He was not...

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