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During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
[Annotator's Note: Wynn Bauer was assigned to the 36th Armored Infantry Battalion, 3rd Armored Division.] He was in...
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
At 0530 in the morning of 16 December 1944, they were shelled until daybreak then the German guns stopped. John M....
Oscar Otto Martin remembered that during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
Joseph Alter first used his personal weapon on a patrol. He was a reconnaissance officer for his battalion [Annotator's...
Vernon Brantley was in Aachen, Germany when the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
James W. Phillips thought that all of the men in his unit [Annotator's Note: 313th Field Artillery Battalion, 80th...
Every morning, Carl Light and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 61st Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
Tom Quigley remembers how one night before they blew the pillboxes, he and some other men were watching what they...
After Normandy, Robert G. Frey and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division]...
Walter Gaterman joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry...
Herbert W. Ridyard [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry...
Arthur Seltzer was a participant in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle began in December 1944. It was cold and...
Wayne Peer and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
Alexander Marsh was in charge of three 57mm anti-tank guns and a platoon of 20 to 25 men. At night he could hear the...
Vernon Leopold saw the evidence of German activity in his sector when he went on patrol. Seeing boot prints or other...
Marion Bahlinger remembered that during the lead up to the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge...
[Annotator's Note: Francis Hurd served as a truck driver in Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion. He saw action...
Clifford Suthern Hayes was with the 222nd infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion,...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
Carl Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany]. He was only there...
[Annotator's Note: George Griffenhagen served in the Army as a combat engineer first in Company E, 20th Engineer...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
The Hurtgen Forest was a real forest. Raymond VanDuzer does not recall there being snow. When they were shelled things...
As Peter Paret's battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division] moved down...
John Caponigro feels that the personnel who take part in war are the best human beings you can be with. There is...
After 30 days at home, Walter Ehlers returned to his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Weiss served in the Navy aboard the USS Columbia (CL-56).] They got word the Japanese fleet was...
The terrain and environment of the jungle [Annotator's Note: the jungle in Burma; now Myanmar] was terrible. They [...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon rejoined the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division as they were...

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