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Lester Hull does not recall when the German counterattack began. He remembers that while the battle lasted for six...
Floyd Dumas believes that they could have taken Rome if they had not been stopped. They were ordered to dig in and...
Monty Joe Boitnott was on tour [Annotators Note: on an overseas tour of duty] for 16 months. The only member of...
After getting the alert prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor that Hawaii may be invaded by sea, Clarence Herbert...
Byron Othello Wilkins was put on the front line again with his company. The sleeping holes were dug into the walls near...
James Weller volunteered as a gung-ho young man looking for trouble. He enjoyed his war years and the people he met....
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
John M. Roberts grew up wanting to go to school with his older brother so his mother lied to get him in. He caught up...
William Pena traveled on the Queen Elizabeth over to England where he was given lots of food. Only one day he remembers...
Darold Rice remembers how when he and the other privates reported back for duty no one was at the camp and they joined...
A great deal of camaraderie had been established in the unit, especially among the guys Fred Hirsekorn had been in the...
David Roderick went to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey for 10 days. The men were checked for health and packed everything while...
Sergeant Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled all...
The assault of Attu went well as Stanley Wolczyk landed at Massacre Bay. It was unopposed on the beach. They went over...
Byron Othello Wilkins was in a provisional regiment that did not have enough guns to go around. They were issued 1917...
Everybody knew what they were building there. Hans Courant was at Alamogordo for the bomb test since he had built some...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
Captain Smith was surprised to see John M. Roberts and his buddies show up as he had them listed as missing in action....
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax rose through the ranks quickly [Annotator's Note: while assigned to Fort Shafter as an...
[Annotator's Note: Recording begins mid conversation between Hugh Colbert and the interviewer.] Hugh Colbert joined the...
[Annotator's Note: Wilson Shoughrue served in the Army as a rifleman in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 424th Infantry...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
Thomas Ballew served in headquarters [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] handling finance and...
Robert Walter was born in 1922 in Seneca County, Ohio. His young years prior to entering the service were spent within...
Byron Othello Wilkins, who goes by B.O. Wilkins, was named after his father. He grew up in northeast Arkansas in Luxora...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...
Franklin Denius had taken artillery training in the ROTC at the Citadel and wanted to be in the artillery. He got his...
Frank Maresca saw his first combat at Bristol. Shortly after they were issued their ammunition and k rations they were...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...

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