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During the breakout from the Anzio beachhead John Vessey was a forward observer with an infantry company. They were...
For Robert Rosendahl fear is what kept him going during the Bataan Death March. The Japanese were barbarians. Very few...
They had to break the monotony. They would see someone get beat and they would laugh about the way he hollered or the...
Once they [Annotators Note: Richard Cole, James Doolittle, and the crewmen aboard their B-25 which had just taken part...
Ehlers rejoined his unit in Belgium after being in the hospital. He fought in Aachen and Bonn, both in Belgium [...
Loevsky's destination during his long march was Stalag VIIA in Moosburg, Germany. Along the way to Moosburg they was...
William Lansford took part in the Long Patrol with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on Guadalcanal. Most of the time he...
There were balloons in the air and was some antiaircraft fire over Bangkok [Annotator’s Note: Thailand] but it was...
Freddie Ohr was treated to another huge dinner. The Korean man told him to come down every night around seven. Ohr...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
John Noack pitied his copilot because he had to endure that rough take off. They got above the clouds and assembled...
Sometime in the spring of 2004 [Annotator's Note: Myers means 1944] there was a Japanese, who Myers thought had been...
Lynn Compton knew the Germans were nearby while he and his men stayed in the area. Compton had to go to the listening...
The Japanese split the camp up again. Myers thinks that after the school teacher had been to the camp he said something...
Arthur Pendleton was happy to get off of Cape Gloucester. They were there during the monsoon season. It was a terribly...
Vejtasa doesn't know of anyone being lost during the attack. The farther away they got from the scene, the worse the...
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...
Roger Shaw was assigned to the [Annotator’s Note: SS ] on the Industrial Canal while it was still being completed by...
Darold Rice and his last member of his machine gun crew set the gun up in a ditch by the crossroad and hunkered down...
[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...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...
It was not quite dark when Warren Schmitt linked up with the engineers who had stopped him [Annotators Note: Warren...
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...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
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...
William Blanckenburg wrote a book called Private Blanckenburg Goes to War. During his combat experience they had a long...
Clinton Riddle initially wanted to join the US Navy after he graduated from high school but being the only child in his...
They began training every day with full daypacks and practiced moving quickly and efficiently up and down the long...
Byron Othello Wilkins packed everything up and moved with the men to Aubel [Annotators Note: Aubel, Belgium]. The 2nd...
Monty Joe Boitnott and his squad ended up near Chimoy [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling] off the main road. One...
Josephine Pescatore remembers pot belly stoves at the end of the tent which kept the whole tent warm. One evening a...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...

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