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 [...
[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...
[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...
The Beetle Bailey strip was heavily influenced by Mort Walker's time in the Army during World War 2 and many of his...
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...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins with Guarnere and the interviewer talking about previous interviews Guarnere has...
Enrique Cervantes was offered a promotion to continue his service in the United States Air Force, but by the time he...
[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...
[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...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
Norris Waddill crossed the Rhine River about a month after Christmas [Annotator's Note: in early 1945]. Engineers were...
One day before James Siracuse got to fly solo, one of his instructors showed him a maneuver that he said he should not...
John Raaen left Rudder and remnants of his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 5th Ranger Battalion] at the Pointe to...
From there [Annotator's Note: the area around Bastone, Belgium], Sidney LaPook and his unit [Annotator's Note: 193rd...
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...
[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...

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