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That was as close as Kaylor ever came to getting hit [Annotator’s Note: during a Japanese attack in the Philippines]....
The 3rd Infantry Division assimilated all of its regiments into the 3rd Division's headquarters at Fort Lewis,...
Freddie Ohr notes that another day LeMay [Annotators Note: USAAF then USAF General Curtis LeMay] landed and was looking...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson served in the US Marine Corps as an automatic rifleman in Company I, 3rd Battalion,...
For Henry Phillips Sicily was a cake walk. They landed in Palermo from a big transport. The Germans used aircraft...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Mancel Kirk and his unit continued to move up toward Pisa, Italy. They were moving pretty good did not have much...
The guys who captured them were about in their 30s.The SS men put them into the field. Eventually the SS men circled...
Their strategy didn't work because they couldn't bend around Rocherath-Krinkelt [Annotator’s Note: During the Battle of...
The train was moving fast. The train brought them to California. They brought the companies up to full strength. His...
John Vessey landed in Oran and went immediately to [Annotators Note: unsure of town he says], 50 miles or more out of...
Michael Doi did not experience and maltreatment or racism even when he went to the South but his daughter did. After...
Richard Greer served as a machinegunner in Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. During...
A few days after arriving in Naples, Italy, Mann was shipped up to Anzio on an LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship,...
The 100th Battalion joined the 442nd in Italy and was their first battalion. After the battle of Bruyeres, they took...
When he wasn't driving McClellan would stand guard. That's how he got the frozen toes; frostbite.They had three gun...
Yukio Kawamoto was able to witness the battle. The division headquarters was protected but it was not far from the...
They had also attacked the smaller fields in the area [Annotator's Note: the Japanese in the Philippines in December...
Gatewood led his squadron on his fourth mission. At 1 point during the raid he was all by himself and had to pull up to...
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...
After the war ended in Africa they continued training in the desert. The men were given passes to go into Tunisia but...
There had been numerous plans for the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] but none came about until the...
Lucien Laborde and the rest of the 115th Infantry Regiment were told that they would be getting about three weeks rest...
Sicily was an easier operation than Italy. Theodore Finkbeiner and his company [Annotators Note: Company H, 2nd...
Most of the combat they [Annotators Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine...
[Annotators Note: Lou Brissie served in the army as an infantryman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment...
When they left St. Lo, they were in dairy and farming country. The farms were laid out in squares and there were mounds...
Edward LaPorta was a halftrack driver during his first battle. He remembers that they had nothing to fight with except...
Joseph Hochadel was told where the wounded guys were. The GIs would direct Hochadel to where the wounded were and then...
John Rogers went back to France for the 50th Anniversary. Rogers went with his choir from the First Methodist Church in...
Afterwards, Paluch saw Peiper [Annotator's Note: Jochen Peiper, field officer in the Waffen-SS and personal adjutant to...
Bloody Ridge had other names but that night it was officially named Bloody Ridge. It was the one spot that the Japanese...
Lomell remembers that the Battle of Normandy lasted for 2 and half months. As the beachhead grew to be larger in the...
While Michael Doi was overseas his family and everyone he knew from Oxnard [Annotators Note: Oxnard, California] was...
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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