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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....
[Annotators note: Interview starts off in mid conversation about the format of the interview.] Richard Greer was born...
The river crossing [Annotators Note: the 20 September 1944 crossing of the Waal River in Holland during Operation...
Richard Ford notes that they really got nailed at the Elbe River. They moved up to an area one afternoon and the next...
They [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] had been given their parcels [Annotators Note: Red Cross...
Leonard Spivey noted that there was a lot of commotion when they were burrowing through the tunnel. Some of the guys in...
Iwo Jima as the worst place Dave Severance fought. They could not see the enemy. The terrain was rough and open. Living...
Any little thing William Disanza could do to help the natives he did. They loved it as well. It was American ingenuity...
[Annotators Note: James Goodrich served in the US Marine Corps as a machinegun section leader in the 27th Marine...
James Smith watched the battle [Annotators Note: the battle of Gavutu] from Tulagi. [Annotators Note: Smith gets off...
Richard Ford was pinned down by a German machine gun. He was up against a hedgerow so tight that he could not move. The...
William Lansford was attached to the 27th Regiment [Annotators Note: Headquarters, 27th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine...
Freddie Ohr found out it was that bullet that ricocheted off his helmet and went into the cushion. His leader made a...
Not a whole lot occurred on Cape Gloucester. Arthur Pendleton put in a lot of time on Cape Gloucester that was...
Zawada said the POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] did not look that bad. He remembers that there were about...
Basilone [Annotators Note: Medal of Honor recipient John Basilone] and his guys went ashore in the third wave. William...
Leonard Spivey was at the airfield for a few days. They were at the airfield on V-E Day. All hell was breaking loose on...
They also knew through a radio set that they had that the Rhine River was under siege. They were aware that the...
Freddie Ohr went from Corsica Italy to Medina, Italy. They flew out of there on a short steel runway. They flew all of...
Leonard Spivey notes that the Germans managed to get all of the prisoners out before the Russians came. All of the...
Arthur Pendleton never claimed his injuries. He does not know if he ever will or if he even wants to. The system is...
There was 1 company of tanks, 1 company of infantry and a company for support. Kanaya is not sure how they did it, but...
Richard Ford recalls one time when they got a bunch of replacements. He thought those guys were something else. Four or...

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