Acts of espionage

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Raymond Mabarac drove over to look at the concentration camps at Flossenburg [Annotator's Note: Flossenburg, Germany]...
The morning that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7...
Joseph Goble was part of a contingent of Marine enlistees from Raleigh, North Carolina. He did 12 weeks of boot camp...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
While the 35th Infantry [Annotator's Note: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division] waited on Guadalcanal [...
Roy H. Matsumoto was successful in his covert work against the communists [Annotator's Note: he had been called into...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
Lawrence Angst was promoted to the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd...
James Odom recalled two big "fracases." In Leyte Bay, his ship was part of what he has been told was the largest...
Roy H. Matsumoto saw the city of Hiroshima [Annotator's Note: Hiroshima, Japan] after the war. It was flattened and...
Roy H. Matsumoto returned to the United States and decided to stay in the Army. He extended his term of service only to...
When Raymond Mabarac went from California to Europe, it was a "surprise move." The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's...
Ubert Labat was born in May 1924 in Luling, Louisiana and was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was one of seven...
Marthe Cohn took the train from Singen to Freiburg, Germany. That was the last time she took a train because every few...
Once Wayne Lebsack earned his jump wings, he was sent across the English Channel to an already secure Normandy [...
Douglas Harper said that after Pearl Harbor it was believed the Fifth Column had poisoned the water supply. [Annotator'...
Freeman Dyson attended school with Frank Thompson and admired him greatly. He was an older boy with a grand sense of...
In the beginning of 1943, Ralph Crump's draft status required that his boss write a letter every six months to the...
Ghislaine Hegerty did not see any immediate German reactions to the Jews. When she approached a German on the sidewalk...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
The German occupiers took a portion of the Belgian civilians' food, Christian de Marcken says, and he was responsible...
More tanks came in on 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945], and they placed guards all around as there were...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
John Poole fought in small towns in France and Germany. After Sélestat, the next big engagement was getting through the...
From Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan], Donald Campbell and the USS LST-809 prepared for the invasion of...
Elmore Ruck flew from North Africa to Rome, Italy to join his new squadron, the 16th Troop Carrier Squadron, 64th Troop...
After joining the French Army, Marthe Cohn wanted to visit the troops at the front in Alsace, France. She knew the...
Manfred Klepper heard a knock on the family apartment door at dusk [Annotator's Note: on the evening of 9 November 1938...
Marthe Cohn needed to get the information she was gathering as a French spy in Germany, back to her headquarters often...
[Annotator's Note: Rosemary Ramsey learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941 from her...
Robert Lents said that for a year and a half the prisoners did everything from building an underground radio station to...
Ghislaine Hegerty hated the German presence in her town [Annotator's Note: Courtrai, Belgium]. It was forbidden by the...
Among the few childhood memories Rena Greenup has of her life in Athens was food rationing. Supplies were meager and of...
Delano Brister witnessed the Louisiana Maneuvers in 1941. The operations took up much of central Louisiana including...
James Jeter was born in Jetertown, Louisiana [Annotator’s Note: near Leesville, Louisiana]. It was a small settlement...
Robert Villars and his merchant ship pulled into the neutral port of Lourenço Marques. [Annotator's Note: Lourenço...

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