Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)

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William Blanckenburg was met by a lieutenant colonel who knew that Blanckenburg was married and was an older fellow....
Harley Reynolds served with the 1st Infantry Division from the time that he went in. He was in the 16th Infantry...
Albert Porche began his typical day as a fighter armorer by having breakfast and then going to look on the board where...
Richard Field and the other men of 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion had to buy scarves and jackets from the armored...
Walter Broll became more cautious as a result of his experience at Bari, Italy with the German bomber attack on Allied...
Albert Porche and the 99th Fighter Squadron landed in North Africa. [Annotator's Note: The 99th Fighter Squadron was an...
Being in charge of other people helped give Raymond Wells focus during combat, not leaving any time to be afraid. Wells...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It voyaged to...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...
T. Moffatt Burriss and the 504th stayed in Holland as part of Operation Market Garden [Annotator’s Note: the Allied...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Roger Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1921. He grew up and was educated in New Orleans. After graduating high school,...
George McGovern had never been in an airplane before he took a civilian course. He was scared but eventually got over...
Lawrence Yatsu was in a relocation camp. When he left the camp to go to college he was drafted. By that time his...
Charles Coolidge was born in August 1921 on Signal Mountain, Tennessee where his family spent the summer months. The...
Albert Porche learned to take Army life as it came. He was in Jackson, Mississippi after his enlistment. People did not...
Joseph Hairston ended up going to artillery school. The rest of the Army was segregated, however, OCS [Annotator's Note...
Richard J. Field was born and raised in Upstate New York in the small town of Liberty. He lived on the outskirts of...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was born in January 1923 in Pasadena, California. He was one of five children. Times were tough for...
Lawrence Yatsu believes that World War 2 should be studied because it is history. He feels it is unfair that Germans...
Walter Broll benefited by the war because it made him an alert man instead of the 18 year old minor he was when he...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
Lawrence Yatsu went to Naples then continued on to Milan. Yatsu does not recall much of his first night in combat. The...
Frank Mancuso crossed the Volturno River prior to Monte Cassino. His unit gathered in a courtyard to refuel their...
Harley Reynolds remembers the air filling with bullets. About 20 or 30 yards in, Reynolds made it to an obstacle called...
After George McGovern landed safely on Vis [Annotator's Note: the island of Vis, Croatia], the other nine men in his...
Rothacker Smith attended North High School in Detroit, Michigan after his family moved back to the city from the...

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