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[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]After Bloody Ridge they went...
[Annotator's Note: due to a technical problem, audio for this segment was lost].
Clinton Riddle and his comrades in Company B were wrestled from their sleep in the early predawn hours for breakfast on...
When George Wichterich got in [Annotator’s Note: in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry Division] he was...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
Edward Tipper was on detached service with another company in Southern England during the preparatory phase to the...
The fighting around the La Fiere bridge and the village of Cauquigny was intense and Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion had received orders to advance earlier in the evening in the woods adjacent to the...
Once the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment arrived at Casablanca, Morocco and set up camp, Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
[Annotators Note: this segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to give a statement in a certain way...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Wayne Pierce was the Supply and Transportation Officer when his Battalion left Fort Bragg. The regiment travelled by...
Eventually the German fire lifted, and Darold Rice and his men moved on. They later caught a German convoy at a bridge...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
William Blanckenburg realizes that taking four months to go 26 miles was not exactly a lightning attack. He took...
Romus Burgin and the 5th Marines were among the first to land on Peleliu as part of the main assault on the island. A...
Lieutenant John Marr was involved in the mission planning meeting between Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Timmes [...
Harley Reynolds and his unit disembarked from Sicily near the beach where they landed. There was a convoy on the way...
Fred Hirsekorn's first combat was in the Vosges Mountains. They moved so much and so fast that they all lost track of...
The D Day assembly plans for paratroopers like John Marr were completely forgotten in the chaos of the jump. The...
In July of 1944, John Witmeyer and his men were some of the first American troops to cross the Seine River in France....
Lieutenant John Marr's first patrol from Timmes' orchard was sent to find any American or other friendly forces in the...
Tom Quigley remembers the inefficiencies of the Red Cross and its volunteers and the impractical attitude they took...
Raymond Wells’ younger brother was an armed guard on a Merchant Marine ship in the Pacific. Wells recognizes what a...
After darkness fell, Lieutenant John Marr began to lead the 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment back to...
William Pena remembers how nervous his truck driver was when they left. He ate a big breakfast with his men at the...
Replacement troops to John Witmeyer's unit always reported to him so he generally learned the names of new recruits. In...
Fred Hirsekorn's unit [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] had a tough time at...
Darold Rice remembers boarding the ship to head back to the USA after the war was over. He joined up with a random...
They crossed into eastern France and had to wade through a river as they headed towards the German lines. It was muddy...
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to talk about the build up to the...
When Charles Coolidge was in Italy Patton did not mean a thing to him. Coolidge passed a vehicle with General Patton in...
Raymond Wells was by himself with a .30 caliber machinegun and took out three enemy snipers. He moved to San Pietro and...
Robert Murphy served in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. He was a pathfinder and had...
Mancel Grant Kirk was born near Finger, Tennessee in 1925 and spent his whole life there except when he went away for...
Baumgarten served with the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division during the first wave of attacks on D-Day....

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