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The 24th [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1941] was the same; no water and no food. They could barely talk. On the...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
The Gothic Line goes all the way across Italy. The area where Mancel Kirk and his Company G, 168th Infantry Regiment...
John Vessey learned a lot from his 34th Infantry Division leaders. His experience in North Africa colored his outlook...
To Richard Greer the staff NCOs in the weapons company were the heroes. They had a lot of old staff NCOs that they...
William Disanza was happy to straighten the propeller issue out and get a new one back on. That was an experience they...
They got in to Yokohama and were put on a train to Fukuoka, or the island of Kyushu. They were put on trucks in Saebo [...
[Annotators Note: Robert Ray Akins served in a special weapons company in the 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division...
As far as Yukio Kawamoto could tell he did not experience too much racism or ill feelings towards him. Most of his...
The Germans had diverted two divisions to deal with this salient in their rear echelon. They did not know what these...
On the 16th [Annotator’s Note: 16 May 1945 on Okinawa] Bailey moved out but got pinned down again and took cover in...
One could fire automatically from the hip. The M-1 could get muddy, wet, and whatever else and it would fire. The...
Martello recalled having to carry a wounded German soldier after being captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Ehlers moved his squad up the hill to the trenches [Annotator’s Note: during D-Day Normandy 6 June 1944]. They fought...
Jimmy Doi stayed in the army until 1949. He had reenlisted as a quartermaster because he did not want to be in the...
Vernon Baker continues to describe his Medal of Honor actions in Italy. He began cutting wire on the hill. The wire was...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his company [Annotators Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
[Annotators note: Henry Phillips was the operations officer in 3rd Battalion Headquarters, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th...
Edward LaPorta does not recall anything special about the battles at Gafsa and El Guettar. Battles are all the same....
On 23 April [Annotators Note: 23 April 1945] Mancel Kirk and his fellow 168th Infantry Regiment GIs were taken by truck...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
Prior to landing in New Guinea DeMers' unit was never given any jungle training. In Australia they were trained how to...
When Arthur Pendleton was on the ridge he recalled a shell from a Japanese naval gun landing in front of them. The...
Saipan was a bigger island then Tinian so it required a different kind of fight. After Tinian, Mervosh felt like a true...
John Weinart notes that the previous story was probably the closest he ever got to being killed. It was not an unusual...
The Preparations for Overseas Movement [Annotator's Note: POM] he doesn't remember a lot of. He remembered having to...
Richard Cole heard that some of the aircraft had cameras on them but his was not one of them. The picture of Doolittle...
On the 9th of June [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944, during the Normandy invasion] they sent out platoons into a couple...
There were a lot of cases where there were no NCOs [Annotator's Note: Non Commissioned Officers].Chaisson says jokingly...
When Theodore Finkbeiner landed on Anzio Beach he and the other landing troops were bombed and strafed. Company G [...
At Kasserine Pass Edward LaPorta was set up at about the middle of the pass. They were on an outpost and there was a...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotators Note: 11...
Renstrom felt like he had too much responsibility to stay with his men [Annotator’s Note: even after being wounded]....
During the breakout from the Anzio beachhead John Vessey was a forward observer with an infantry company. They were...
To David Dennis Oran, North Africa looked just like any other town but the French people there were happy to see them....
Richard Greer left Guadalcanal on 5 or 6 January 1943 and went to Melbourne. He was very happy to be leaving the island...

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