European Theater of Operations (ETO)

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Herbert W. Ridyard's squad [Annotator's Note: 3rd Squad, 1st Platoon, Company H, 2nd Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
William Larson went to work for the Flexible Pavement Laboratory in [Annotator's Note: Waterways Experiment Station-...
After the Nuremberg trials, Whitney Harris went to Berlin as head of the legal advice branch on General Clay's [...
There wasn't enough room in any of the family's homes for Fred Manasse and his brother, so it fell to the JCCA [...
Norris Waddill crossed the Rhine River about a month after Christmas [Annotator's Note: in early 1945]. Engineers were...
They [Annotator's Note: Robert Jones and his fellow aviation cadets at Maxwell Field, Alabama] did a lot of night...
One day before James Siracuse got to fly solo, one of his instructors showed him a maneuver that he said he should not...
Eugene Vaadi enlisted in the US Army Air Forces at age 20 and was sent to Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama for...
All of the training Walter "Babe" Gantz received was compressed. After joining the 95th Medical Battalion in early...
John Kerner heard of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor while he was walking down the street and overheard it. He and...
Initially training in single engine airplanes with an instructor, Robert Heller liked flying, but was a "little bit...
After gunnery school, Paul Lefever underwent training at Buckley Field, Colorado for pursuit armors training and had...
Walter Sapp went to Camp Walter, Texas for basic training. He did not want to be drafted and did not want to go into...
Richard "Dick" Willhour retreated from German emplacements at Raon-l'Étape [Annotator's Note: Raon-l'Étape, France with...
John Raaen left Rudder and remnants of his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 5th Ranger Battalion] at the Pointe to...
Herbert W. Ridyard was let off a truck near Nennig [Annotator's Note: Nennig, Germany] and then advanced toward their...
From there [Annotator's Note: the area around Bastone, Belgium], Sidney LaPook and his unit [Annotator's Note: 193rd...
When the New Year [Annotator's Note: 1945] came, Robert Snyder's 67th Armored Regiment [Annotator's Note: Snyder was a...
The beach was already taken when Ubert Labat went into Normandy [Annotator's Note: Normandy, France] two days after the...
John Arch McGill traveled in a boxcar across the top of North Africa to Bizerte [Annotator's Note: Bizerte, Tunisia]....
[Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2. He was in the Jungvolk...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...
Clayton Kelly Gross recalls getting to England and the bombing going on from there. They were assigned to the 9th Air...
In March 1943, Robert "Bob" Rickel was given orders to go through gunnery school. He did not understand why he was...
[Annotator's Note: Floyd Stahl was assigned to the minesweeper USS Sway (AM-120).] On the troopship over [Annotator's...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
Burt Richard Sadler remained on the ship all night. The next day, he heard the anchor rise, and the ship went into the...
The Red Cross came in to the prison camp and Dominick Sgobbo was treated for dysentery. His buddies had been taking...
Elmo Bell fought all the way across France. His unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute...
After the war, Leroy Redmond returned to his job at Westinghouse. He got married after three years. He married the girl...
Heffron [Annotators Note: Edward Heffron, also known as Babe] knew that William Guarnere lived on 17th Street and came...

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