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Norris Waddill drove off the barge at Normandy and had a dry landing. He saw dead Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of...
Charles Coolidge left Camp Edwards near Boston to go to New York before going overseas. He was at sea for 13 days then...
Henry Freedman was a member of an intelligence and reconnaissance unit [Annotator's Note: Intelligence and...
The trip overseas was very interesting for Gabriel Kinney. They traveled aboard an old Norwegian freighter with no...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
They shipped out in late September [Annotator's Note: September 1942] and landed in North Africa on 8 November 1942....
William Garbo first entered a combat zone in an Army DUKW [Annotator's Note: an amphibious truck, referred to as a Duck...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
While Richard Keller was in Miami he got a phone call from a major asking if Keller wanted to go to the Command and...
Wayne Pierce felt the night attack on Cauyuigy was the right thing to do. The attack failed because the 400 Americans...
Vernon Alexander and the 103rd Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Alexander was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion...
Fred Hirsekorn's battalion [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] was made up of four...
Most of the inmates of the Dachau concentration camp spoke Hebrew which Arthur Seltzer could somewhat communicate with...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotator's Note: throughout Germany]. One time, they...
William Pena remembers how readjusting to life with his crippling injury was very difficult. Life without part of his...
One of Elmo Bell's superiors [Annotator's Note: he does not specify who] doubted the effectiveness of the pathfinder...
In 1987, John M. Roberts learned that the 106th Infantry Division had an association so he joined it and started going...
John Witmeyer recognizes the value of The National World War II Museum and is glad that the museum affords the public...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
John Singlaub was in Denver, Colorado commanding a Readiness Region when he was asked to go overseas once again. [...
Gerard Halpern was serving with the XVth Corps when the war ended. He was stationed in the town of Chantilly right...
Around Christmas [Annotator's Note: Christmas 1944], Charles Murray learned that people in the hospital were being sent...
Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced party along a hedgerow ahead of the main group of Company G, 507th Parachute...
A German force moved north out of Picauville toward Lieutenant John Marr's position and attacked in force with tanks...
Lieutenant John Marr had encounters with other American officers and commanders in the field early on in the Normandy...
The most memorable experience for Samuel Lombardo during the war came when he had to cross a minefield. It was the most...
Francis Hurd's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] was responsible for keeping the...
Emmett Kaylor's time in basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their...
Joseph Medicine Crow had a grandfather named White Man Runs Him. That grandfather was actually the brother of Medicine...
Late on the night on 5 June 1944, John Marr and the men of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment boarded their...

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