Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)

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Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
The troops were on the line along the banks of the Arno River [Annotator's Note: Italy], and Robert Madison was at...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hum throughout the interview.] Charles William "Tom" Clark was in a slit trench with...
It rained everyday while Donald Louis Duffy and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 30th Infantry...
Charles Coolidge left Camp Edwards near Boston to go to New York before going overseas. He was at sea for 13 days then...
William C. Smith, Junior's [Annotator's Note: a forward observer with the 1st Infantry Division] driver, Sampson [...
As Lee O. McKinnon was on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Calvert (APA-32)] that had reached North Africa for an...
Thomas D. Thompson was assigned to PTC-21 [Annotator's Note: unable to verify] in Squadron 15 [Annotator's Note: Motor...
As a "bomb-igator", Armiger Jagoe was busy every second of a flight and thought it was a fantastic position. He was...
Bryan Compton states that the Germans used the medics' red cross as a target. When they were moving out, his outfit [...
Night began to fall [Annotator's Note: on Monte Sambucaro or Sammucro, Italy; December 1943], and a runner came to get...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 1st Ranger Battalion] were sent out again...
They shipped out in late September [Annotator's Note: September 1942] and landed in North Africa on 8 November 1942....
Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. was sent overseas to Scotland and then took a train to Tidworth Barracks in Southern England....
Albert Hatala was inducted at Camp Custer, Michigan and was then sent to Camp Swift, Texas for basic training. He then...
Alexander Jefferson's plane name was "Bubble Blue Subsoil." [Annotator's Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Albert Hatala was born in 1923 in Czechoslovakia. When he was about six months old his father moved to the United...
While Armiger Jagoe was based in Corsica, he took advantage of every R...
The first prison camp that Robert Tyler Oakes went to was Stalag Luft IV [Annotator's Note: Pomerania, Poland]. The...
Gerard Halpern was serving with the XVth Corps when the war ended. He was stationed in the town of Chantilly right...
Jim Stumpfa had two four-hour watches a day [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS Bangor (PF-16)]. They were on four hours...
Training in North Africa concentrated on mortar combat and night missions, according to Henry Baughman, and when the...
Dr. Roscoe Brown’s crew chief was Marcellus Smith whose nickname was Chow Hound. He was a very dedicated crew chief....
William Fili went for assignment to Salt Lake City [Annotator's Note: Salt Lake City, Utah]. He had just finished B-26...
Johnny Ngai crossed the Rhine River [Annotator's Note: into Germany]. Three days later they were told the war would be...
There were a lot of cases where there were no NCOs [Annotator's Note: non-commissioned officers]. Roland Chaisson says...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks if George Sichler saw anything while approaching the Dachau concentration camp...
[Annotator's Note: William Fili was liberated from a prisoner of war camp in Bucharest, Romania on 23 August 1944.]...
While in a troop car going across the country, Ralph F. Lafferty shared a car with his friends Ralph and Duke. Lafferty...
Going back [Annotator's Note: in his story] to Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio, 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hum throughout the interview.] Charles William "Tom" Clark was in a small village in...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hum throughout the interview.] British soldiers were near Charles William "Tom"...
During Alfred Dietrick's month off the front lines, something happened he has never spoken of. After they went back...
When he was initially assigned [Annotator's Note: to the 88th Infantry Division], Harry Baughman was put into Company D...
William C. Smith, Junior boarded the Queen Mary [Annotator's Note: RMS Queen Mary] in August [Annotator's Note: August...

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