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Charles Murray served during the Korean War but by the time he got over there the war had ended. He did see action in...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
Only one of Robert Huber's friends was wounded during the war. He did not know the sergeant who was killed. The one who...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotator's Note: Captain Trewick (unsure of spelling) was the chief medical...
On 26 December [Annotator's Note: 26 December 1944], Frank Maresca and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd...
Monty Joe Boitnott fought in bad weather and only received support when the skies cleared. The Junkers would be...
Henry Freedman, along with the rest of the troops in his division [Annotator's Note: Freedman was a member of the...
Vernon Alexander and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 411th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Infantry...
Lucien Paul Laborde was named after his grandfathers. He was the third boy in his family. Laborde was born in Vinton,...
George Griffenhagen went in on a Dutch ship [Annotator's Note: when he traveled from Sicily to Great Britain]. They...
Darold Rice reached the peak of Hill 122 and had gone to ground to wait for further orders. While lying there, a German...
Floyd Dumas had been in hiding in Italy for five months. One close encounter Dumas had with German soldiers was when he...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer talking about another interview he recorded with a soldier...
Charles Fitts, Jr. had stashed a watch in the one place that the Germans did not search. It was an automatic wristwatch...
Rothacker Smith attended North High School in Detroit, Michigan after his family moved back to the city from the...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...
Stanley Wolczyk was under fire three times during the campaign to recapture Attu from the Japanese. It was during the...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
Vernon Alexander reached the Siegfried Line in Germany and found it to be sturdier than the Maginot Line. Entering the...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
Vernon Alexander fought in the Muehlhausen combat. The fighting was hot and difficult. Climbach was another instance of...
Robert Swift and his outfit [Annotator's Note: the 371st Medical Battalion, 71st Infantry Division] shipped out of New...
The 792nd Military Police Battalion was subdivided and Roy Uthes was assigned to the 209th Engineer Combat Battalion [...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
After the fighting [Annotators Note: in Ingolstadt] lulled, Fred Hirsekorn got a call to look at one of his men. It was...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Julian Siebert went straight from England to France. Within two days, he was on the front in November 1944. Siebert was...
Francis Hurd's engineering unit [Annotator's Note: the 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] built a number of Bailey...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...

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