Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)

The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Timeline is loading...
Four or five days after 5 April [Annotators Note: 5 April 1945] Tokuji Yoshihashi’s company [Annotators Note: Company A...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
Roger Shaw wanted to ship out on a vessel that traversed the Mississippi River frequently. This would better enable him...
Roger Shaw made a big mistake in his first opportunity as a ship’s captain. He was assigned to an army transport and...
Joseph Hairston ended up at a camp 100 miles south of Tucson [Annotator's Note: Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Arizona...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
Charles Coolidge passed through Rome and went as far as Roccastrada where the Germans turned and surrounded the...
For Gerard Halpern the trip from the United States to Italy was unremarkable except that they ran out of food near the...
After the shooting [Annotator's Note: white officers shooting black soldiers after fight in Louisiana], Joseph Hairston...
After coming back to the United States Raymond Wells took a train to meet his wife in Aberdeen, North Dakota. On the...
Harley Reynolds turned left after getting to the top of the bluff. A man passed Reynolds and tripped a mine which...
Charles Coolidge discusses his reunion with his family. When he got to Camp Atterbury he went to the Top Sergeant and...
Harley Reynolds notes that when the sun went down that night fighters would sweep over German positions dropping flares...
After the 82nd Airborne Division finished combat operations in Normandy, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
In January or February 1942 President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which allowed for the internment of...
Gerard Halpern and his fellow soldiers of the 45th Infantry Division spent the six weeks after the fall of Rome doing...
The next morning Frank Mancuso is awoken by a lieutenant. He quickly learned that his unit had moved out of the city....
Joseph Hairston was born in May 1922 in a log cabin just outside of Martinsville, Virginia. He stayed in Virginia for...
Tokuji Yoshihashi and his fellow replacements arrived there shortly after the 442nd Regimental Combat Team suffered...
Gerard Halpern graduated from high school in May or June of 1943. He applied to City College and started classes there...
Much of what William Blanckenburg is talking about is in his book [Annotators Note: Blankenburg authored a book titled...
Harley Reynolds’s 2nd battalion was in Faid Pass when the Germans made an attack to penetrate their lines and take some...
Walter Barnes did not see much of a change in New Orleans when he returned after the war. Before the war he and his...
Once sent back to New Orleans, Frank Mancuso was assigned as a special services officer [Annotators Note: at Camp Leroy...
A year after Raymond Wells was shipped to Okinawa Joyce joined him there. At the time there was very little in terms of...
Harley Reynolds and his unit were given a specific assignment. The planners were aware that their beachhead was...
On 1 April 1943 Raymond Wells boarded a troop train to New York where they went aboard a ship. His brother Irwin, who...
Harley Reynolds and his unit trained for Sicily on an incredibly rocky shoreline. The shore they actually landed on in...

Pages