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After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Harley Reynolds remembers artillery fire coming in from one of the supporting ships out at sea. The shells came just...
Harley Reynolds notes that today everything is different from what they were doing. Reynolds notes that they had to do...
Harley Reynolds was one of the first people under fire during the invasion of North Africa. Reynolds saw fighting on...
Harley Reynolds notes that a few of the wounded men were dragging behind. They made it to the trench area. They had men...
[Annotators Note: segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to describe his first moments in Normandy]...
John Witmeyer boarded ship on 5 June 1944 for transport across the English Channel. Before Witmeyer crossed the channel...
Four or five days after 5 April [Annotators Note: 5 April 1945] Tokuji Yoshihashi’s company [Annotators Note: Company A...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The 29th Infantry...
Monty Joe Boitnott killed groups of men that were mostly Italian with his machinegun at Sened. He also killed Frenchmen...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
David Roderick was with the 1st Battalion Headquarters and dealt with administrative work during the Battle of the...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
John Marr served as a 1st Lieutenant and commanded 1st Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,  507th Parachute Infantry...
Darold Rice remembers his first experience with combat as he and his crew were ordered to fire their .30 caliber into...
Monty Joe Boitnott moved from Kasserine to Fondouk where he fought his first battle with his company. Within a couple...
Joseph Hairston ended up at a camp 100 miles south of Tucson [Annotator's Note: Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Arizona...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
The 20th Engineers was the first unit to go into Bizerte. George Griffenhagen and his fellow engineers spent the first...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking George Wichterich about the hedgerow fighting in...
When Masaji Inoshita got to the ceremony [Annotator’s Note: a Japanese surrender ceremony in China] he found out that...
Charles Coolidge passed through Rome and went as far as Roccastrada where the Germans turned and surrounded the...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with the interviewer and George Wichterich talking about a tank that was knocked out...
For Gerard Halpern the trip from the United States to Italy was unremarkable except that they ran out of food near the...
When they [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and the other former POWs from the Berga concentration camp] left Paris,...
Wayne Pierce fought with General Gavin in Normandy. He and the airborne found him to be a god. In terms of Pierce’s...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...

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