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Edwin Henlebin described the beachhead as glutted with supplies. The problem was getting the material from the beach to...
When Jack Sanders decided to enlist, he knew nothing about air operations let alone how hard it was to get into the air...
Norman Riggsby was drafted. He then went to an examination. Afterward, he went to a reception center in Michigan. From...
Arthur Staymates was too young to be frightened by the impending D-Day invasion [Annotator's Note: on 6 June 1944]....
William Greer was sent to a small camp in England [Annotator’s Note: after his deployment across the Atlantic Ocean]....
Harold Buell wanted to hit a major enemy warship but seemed to never have the opportunity. He finally had his chance...
Jack Sanders flew his first missions over Europe prior to 6 June [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944]. He flew his first...
Jack K. Carver was born in June 1920 in Manhattan, New York City. On Sunday, 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December...
Harold Buell discusses his wartime experiences and his opinions of multiple dive bomber and fighter pilots who he flew...
Prior to the battle near Oradour-sur-Glane, John Singlaub experienced a German Heinkel 111 bomber attack. The aircraft...
Leroy Fadem and the USS Stevens (DD-479) were part of the invasion force attacking Guam [Annotator's Note: in July 1944...
Robert Fisch had contracted a fever. [Annotator's Note: He had been exposed to typhus at the Austrian border on his way...
Jack Taylor found the Japanese could not hold up to the F6F fighters [Annotator's Note: Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter...
Waldeman Czaban's first experience bringing in casualties was disturbing. He thought about how young the wounded...
John McConn arrived after Munich and the nearby terrible death camp had been captured and cleaned up. [Annotator’s Note...
Patrick E. Russell spent the first two years of the war in the Aleutian Islands. He flew seaplanes off the deck of a...
Harold Buell returned to the United States after his Air Group 2 on Hornet [Annotator's Note: USS Hornet (CV-12)] was...
Firman Balza was transferred on 7 April 1944, and watched the Maryland sail away on 20 April 1944. The ship went to...
Madeleine Peters discovered going to the store without having to stand in lines was one of the first noticeable changes...
Norman Riggsby returned to the United States through New York and Camp Kilmer. It was great. He went to Michigan even...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) did not obtain any ammunition from the Dutch. Added antiaircraft ammunition...
Robert Fisch observed that after the war began, Jewish men 18 years of age were called to duty to support the military...