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Wesley Trindal had dreams about the war. He would dream that he was in it again and would keep the barracks awake while...
After Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the La Fiere causeway,...
John Marr landed in water up to his armpits on D Day after the jump [Annotators Note: into Normandy] and immediately...
Harley Reynolds notes that by one in the morning they stopped and rested. The next morning they were in position and...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
For Charles Coolidge, success [Annotators Note: success in combat] continued in Italy. His unit [Annotators Note:...
Charles Coolidge recalls the weather at Monte Cassino as being cold and rainy. Coolidge feels that had they gone with...
Harley Reynolds went through the town of Troina but did not fight there. Company F ran into most of the resistance...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
Monty Joe Boitnott was at a bomber base in Algeria. There were no air bases in Tunisia because almost all of the bases...
[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].
William Greer and his outfit landed on Utah Beach [Annotator’s Note: Greer was with the 315th Combat Engineers on 6...
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...
Wallace Jeffery and his outfit of direction finders entered Normandy on 7 June 1944. The men climbed over the side of...
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,...
After the D-Day related transport flights, Robert Harris was assigned to a mission that never transpired. His...
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...
John Howland became part of the Pathfinder force of the Eighth Air Force. They were accumulated in small squadrons...
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...

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