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Freddie Ohr made a dozen passes over the airfield. They went up to provide cover when the top flight went down. Finally...
They were able to keep their sanity because they knew the war was going well for them. Once the front line was going...
When they dug their facilities they would dig a trench and set up an area where they could sit to relieve themselves....
In late April 1944 they were put on special alert. They were put on trucks and were taken through Southampton to an...
Roosevelt [Annotator’s Note: General Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, Jr.], from the 1st Division helped to train the men....
The 442nd RCT and 100th Battalion came together in Naples and that is when Sakato joined E Company. After camping at...
Arthur Jackson had been influenced by Marine pilots and wanted to fly. At the recruiting office he took the aviation...
Gonzales had a brother who was a guerilla who was caught by the Japanese and never returned. All they were able to hear...
Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around the 2nd of January, 1944. They moved out of...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper and pathfinder in Company A, 1st Battalion, 505th...
John Rogers unit was stalemated for days in different places. St. Lo in particular was a tough assignment. They had a...
Gravois had had plenty of amphibious landing training. He also had a lot of combat training in boot camp. He did a lot...
At first, Paluch was attached to the 1st Army and was then transferred to the 3rd Army. When they got to the Hurtgen...
He notes that the training the Marines receive is to make sure that they are always ready. After boot camp, Renstrom...
When Michael Doi and the rest of the 100th Battalion were on the French Italian border they were allowed passes to go...
On 23 February of 1945, Dave Severance recalls the battalion commander sending four men from Company F [Annotators Note...
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...

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