European Theater of Operations (ETO)

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With his unit [Annotator's Note: 511th Engineer Light Ponton Company], Reginald Duncan arrived in Arlon, Belgium and...
Jerome Harold Black traveled with Hollywood [Annotator's Note: Hollywood, California] people and got to know a bunch of...
[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...
Erna Deiglmayr worked at a fish mine [Annotator's Note: a type of fish market and processing place] for several months...
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...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Vincent Pale showing the interviewer a shadow box containing the...
Harley Reynolds served with the 1st Infantry Division from the time that he went in. He was in the 16th Infantry...
George Sakato mentions that there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry...
Barbara Heming obtained her MBA and got a job in wealth management on Wall Street. The bank she worked for is one of...
Philemon Andrews Saint Amant was in the British Isles [Annotator's Note: the United Kingdom, with the 190th Field...
Floyd Horne says the B-26 [Annotator's Note: Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber] was a very tough airplane. He recalls...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
Seymour Mermelstein has gone back to Italy twice, and he cannot believe how large the mountains are viewing them now....
Raymond Mabarac drove over to look at the concentration camps at Flossenburg [Annotator's Note: Flossenburg, Germany]...
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
Harry George Paege, Junior went to Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany, with Company A, 1st Battalion, 415th...
When he was told that he would be trained aboard ship as a gunner, Robert Fitz was "mystified." He arrived at the main...
After Erik Johnsen graduated from his final training at Kings Point, [Annotator's Note: US Merchant Marine Academy,...
Robert Boeke was assigned a jeep as a part of his intelligence and reconnaissance [Annotator's Note: as part of the...
On one mission, Bernard Smith's aircraft was taking off and the left wing began to dip. He got frightened and they hit...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were sent to a Christian family's farm to hide from the Nazis.] The couple...
John Angier first met his crew in the spring of 1944 and then went overseas in a brand-new, shiny, silver B-17 [...
[Annotator's Note: William Nesser was in training aboard a commercial transport vessel when the Japanese attacked Pearl...
His expertise was not required for the invasion of Normandy [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6...

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