European Theater of Operations (ETO)

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After going ashore three months after D-Day, Robert Huber's unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th...
Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
[Annotator's Note: Dr. Roscoe Brown served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot in the 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter...
Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
Ryan O'Brien returned to his same crew after being hospitalized for an injury in a crash. His 35th mission was his last...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
John Rogers went back to France for the 50th Anniversary. Rogers went with his choir from the First Methodist Church in...
Robert Kelso was born in Bristow, Oklahoma. He lived up on a farm owned by his grandparents. A few years after he was...
John Witmeyer served in five armies of the US Army through six campaigns in the European Theater of World War 2. He had...
Bud Loring retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel. After World War 2 he joined a National Guard unit. He had a...
The Beetle Bailey strip was heavily influenced by Mort Walker's time in the Army during World War 2 and many of his...
Rosette Goldstein was taught to not talk to others while she was sheltered by the Martin family in France during the...
The underground had contacted Eva Nathanson's mother and told her they would protect them. During the winter of 1943,...
During a mission, Walter Bala's plane was hit over the target. A shell came through the plane and knocked out his...
After missions they [Annotator's Note: Hewitt Brian Gomez and his fellow crewmen] would have a debriefing about the...
John Sacks' first mission was to Bremen, Germany to hit an oil refinery in that city. When they got over the target the...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Reginald Duncan was always the lead vehicle during blackout convoy driving. There was one incident that Duncan claims...
With his unit [Annotator's Note: 511th Engineer Light Ponton Company], Reginald Duncan arrived in Arlon, Belgium and...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Biondo was wounded while clearing Saint-Lo, France of rubble in July 1944.] They were sent...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins with Guarnere and the interviewer talking about previous interviews Guarnere has...
Seymour Mermelstein attended basic training in Miami Beach, Florida. He was then sent to automotive school. He went to...
Palermo, Messina and Sicily [Annotator's Note: all in Italy] were very severe targets for Jack Buckner due to the...
Lloyd Geist was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] in July 1921. His family moved to Houma...
Enrique Cervantes was offered a promotion to continue his service in the United States Air Force, but by the time he...
[Annotator’s Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were reunited with their parents in April 1945 after hiding from the Nazis...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were sent to a Christian family's farm to hide from the Nazis.] They...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-conversation.] Herbert Heilbrun was waiting for his crew in Salt Lake City when...
During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
Jack Rolfson had a roommate who would find coal to warm their pot belly stove. He was a mathematician and was always...

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