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As a medic, Kanaya had to treat the Germans like their own wounded. The medics would treat the American wounded 1st and...
Monty Joe Boitnott did not know his operational situation other than he was to cut the lines to stop the Nazi troop...
Tom Quigley and his men watched their comrades try and make their way up Hill 192 under heavy German fire, and saw a...
Walter Barnes suffered from ADD [Annotators Note: Attention Deficit Disorder] but the war did not affect it. One time...
After arriving in Casablanca in May of 1943, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment set up a...
 Lieutenant John Marr crossed the bridge at La Fiere with a group of about 75 men from Company G, 507th Parachute...
When Charles Coolidge landed in Southern France there was little opposition after the major shelling the Germans took...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
Frank Mancuso’s unit went back to Naples to get more replacements and newer landing craft, landing onshore without...
Darold Rice and his last member of his machine gun crew set the gun up in a ditch by the crossroad and hunkered down...
Frank Mancuso served in an antitank company in the 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He had a platoon of...
In January or February 1945 the company commander called Charles Coolidge to the company CP [Annotators note: Command...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Robert Walter thinks the population of Krinkelt was about 5000 before the war. There was a church on Krinkelt. Water...
[Annotators Note: Robert Williams served in the army as a paratrooper in Headquarters Company; 2nd Battalion. 506th...
As John Marr led his advanced scout team back to the position of Captain Ben Schwartzwalder [Annotator's Note:...
Harley Reynolds thinks he was crazy to have assaulted that pillbox by himself. Only four hours before he had learned...
Harley Reynolds recognizes that the invasion [Annotators Note: the invasion of Sicily] was fairly easy in terms of...
John W. Marr and the men of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment loaded into their transport airplanes on the evening...
It was not quite dark when Warren Schmitt linked up with the engineers who had stopped him [Annotators Note: Warren...
Harley Reynolds, through subsequent research, was able to find out what the German half track was doing there. The half...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in either May or June 1944 in Italy. They worked their way up the boot of Italy. When they were...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Sidney Philips remembers the trip overseas as sitting around the boat chewing fingernails. Life aboard a troopship is...
Josephine Pescatore landed on Omaha Beach. Upon landing, she noticed all the dead bodies. Some of them were in body...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Lieutenant John Marr and his group from Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment arrived at an orchard where...
William Blanckenburg wrote a book called Private Blanckenburg Goes to War. During his combat experience they had a long...
Charles Fitts received orders to report to Camp Barkeley, Texas to join the 12th Armored Division. He was brought into...
His buddy Joseph Slosarczyk was in charge of the pigeons. In England, Joe was tasked with throwing pigeons out of a C-...
They began training every day with full daypacks and practiced moving quickly and efficiently up and down the long...
For John Witmeyer, every day in combat brought a new story, and Witmeyer served over 200 days on the front lines as a...
Byron Othello Wilkins and other POWs worked in a nearby town called Euskirchen. They unloaded boxcars and one man found...
Byron Othello Wilkins packed everything up and moved with the men to Aubel [Annotators Note: Aubel, Belgium]. The 2nd...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]They went to New Caledonia...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...

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