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The assault of Attu went well as Stanley Wolczyk landed at Massacre Bay. It was unopposed on the beach. They went over...
John Smith said that as campaign veterans, his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 271st Field Artillery Battalion, 1st...
Joseph Hochadel and his squad started down the road and a German tank began to shell them. It was traumatic and they...
John Raaen saw a lot of smoke and heard a lot of noise from small arms fire from the right side. It was from WN70 which...
Hans Siverts' unit [Annotator's Note: 4th Convalescent Hospital] pretty much stayed together through the war. The last...
On arriving in Bombay, India [Annotator's Note: now Mumbai, India], Edward Denzler's group was taken to an airport...
After Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan], Arthur Lee was sent to Seoul, Korea, where the American mission was...
On Leyte in the Philippines, Arthur Lee, along with a major, served as liaison for the XXIV Corp with the 32nd Infantry...
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...
Jack Weiss got off his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Columbia (CL-56)] and went on the South Dakota [Annotator's Note:...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
Clyde Nordstrom cannot say that his life changed much after the declaration of war [Annotator's Note: on Japan, after...
Robert Prince was in San Fernando Sur, north of Manila [Annotator’s Note: Manila, Luzon, Philippines], close to Clark...
The next shocking thing Vernon Breen remembers was that as the war was winding down, a lot of the Germans got out of...
When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
The morning that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
[Annotator's Note: James Billingsley was treated for a shrapnel wound at Parañaque, Philippines and sent back to his...
Herbert W. Ridyard arrived at battalion headquarters prior to the advance on Sinz, Germany and was sent to find a...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped plan and execute the raid on the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Clifford Albert Hahn encountered harsh weather conditions on the opposite side of Attu [Annotator's Note: Attu,...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
Guy Stern received the Bronze Star when the war ended. The citation was for his developing a method of mass...
For the remainder of the war, Gordon Higgins drove a jeep between the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. received the Bronze Star [Annotator's Note: the fourth-highest award a United States service...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
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...

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