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[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The 29th...
When the Japanese assaulted Wake Island the second time, Walter Bowsher was ordered to destroy his antiaircraft battery...
Romus Burgin and the men of the 5th Marine Regiment shipped out from Melbourne in September 1943 and were stationed for...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in Company K...
To Edmund Durocher, New Britain was just as bad as Guadalcanal. They went to New Guinea before they landed on New...
Around the second week of September [Annotator's Note: September 1944], Milton Moxon and the 94th Infantry Division...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Houston served in the US Marine Corps as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
John Marr served as a 1st Lieutenant and commanded 1st Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,  507th Parachute Infantry...
After Norman Hatch landed with Major Jim Crowe [Annotator's Note: Major Henry Pierson Crowe commanded 2nd Battalion,...
Leonard Lomell and Sgt. Kuhn [Annotator's Note: US Army Staff Sergeant Jack Kuhn] kept advancing forward, but as luck...
Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
Jack Taylor was well pleased flying F6F [Annotator's Note: Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter aircraft] fighter planes. The...
Clyde East was provided a week of instruction after his transfer to the United States Army Air Forces. That was to...
Martin Jacobson underwent demolition training at Fort Pierce, Florida. He also learned sneak and peek, or surreptitious...
William Epperson and the 45th Infantry Division completed their mission in Italy and moved on to operations in Southern...
Jack Carver arrived at Utah Beach about six weeks after D-Day [Annotator's Note: D-Day was the Allied invasion of...
Richard Scholl was sent from Panama to New Guinea on an Italian ocean liner that the United States Government had...
The 20th Engineers was the first unit to go into Bizerte. George Griffenhagen and his fellow engineers spent the first...
Harold DeForest landed in New Caledonia and was sent to a replacement center. There, he and another guy volunteered to...
Emmett Kaylor was born in Highspire, Pennsylvania. He went to school from kindergarten to 12th grade was in the same...
Lowell Hughes was out in front of the line at Anzio, Italy in no man's land putting up barbed wire. He had three trucks...
Roland Chaisson was born in 1924 in Thibodaux, Louisiana. He went to high school there and played football until he...
Fred Bergeron was 19 years old when he took part in the Battle of Midway. He did not really have any idea just how...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
Lester Hull and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 976th Field Artillery Battalion] spent several months in North...
Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
Arthur Jackson had his squad leader bring up some explosives and ammo but he was alone for the most part [Annotator's...
Charles Coolidge passed through Rome and went as far as Roccastrada where the Germans turned and surrounded the...
The Battle of the Driniumor River ended in August of 1944 after the Japanese 18th Army had been completely decimated....
Thomas Edgar Morgan, Sr. was assigned to the 1st Marine Division (Reinforced) when they hit Gavutu [Annotator's Note:...
When William Lansford and the other members of the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion were in New Zealand he was walking down...
Harley Reynolds turned left after getting to the top of the bluff. A man passed Reynolds and tripped a mine which...
During the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of North Africa], Dominic Martello went down a rope ladder while...
While Robert Max was on the Mauretania, zig zagging across the Atlantic, he knew there were German submarines in the...
Russell Clark sailed toward Normandy with his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)] lingering offshore...
Sammy Ray remembered his first night on Peleliu he was stuck down hill with two wounded Marines but the sick bay was up...

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