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Richard Boyd joined his company [Annotator's Note: Company B, 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion] as a replacement in...
Once the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment arrived at Casablanca, Morocco and set up camp, Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
Harold Zeringer was a participant in the assault to take the Japanese held island of Okinawa. The invasion took place...
Jake Ussery and the Langley [Annotator's Note: USS Langley (CVL-27)] began to prepare for Okinawa soon after departing...
When Charles Womack and the other Marines in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company M, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine...
C. Charles Collie was at Okinawa which was the last big campaign of the war. It lasted longer than any of the other...
[Annotators Note: this segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to give a statement in a certain way...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
Roland Chaisson was in the 1st Division [Annotator's Note: US Army's 1st Infantry Division] in Company B, 16th Infantry...
Charles Moore had his next major mission when he participated in the invasion of Southern France. [Annotator’s Note:...
Charles Moore flew in the major airborne operation to cross the Rhine River. Like the operation into Holland, this was...
John Singlaub parachuted into Central France as the OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services, pre-runner of...
Within a week, shipping instructions were posted and George Griffenhagen's name was on the list. They shipped out in...
Robert Hammond had to deal with his own health when he was on leave in Philadelphia. He had an appendectomy, and while...
Raymond VanDuzer shipped out for England aboard a former luxury liner. There were no available troopships so these...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
Erwin Blonder was trained as a Forward Observer. He began his military career in 1939. He was required to complete ROTC...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Romus Burgin and the 5th Marines [Annotator's Note: 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were among the first to...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
Burton Johnson was transferred from New Guinea to Biak and then to the lower part of the Philippines after it was...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Renstrom served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant in Company F, 2nd Battalion,...
James Nerison had an upper bunk in the PT boat [Annotator's Note: PT-305] and he was not able to see out of the boat....
William Pena was born in Laredo, Texas and attended a Catholic middle school and public high school. He was the editor...
Basil Woolf was in England moving around different coasts before they came into some work. They were preparing for...
After landing in Glasgow, Scotland, Arthur Seltzer took a train down to a town near Liverpool called Congleton Cheshire...
In Hawaii, they [Annotator's Note: James Goodrich and the rest of the 5th Marine Division] trained for the landing on...
Harley Reynolds and his unit disembarked from Sicily near the beach where they landed. There was a convoy on the way...
Dale LeBlanc joined his unit [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division] on Guadalcanal in August...
The D Day assembly plans for paratroopers like John Marr were completely forgotten in the chaos of the jump. The...
In Iceland, Keith Renstrom took and passed the test for corporal. When he got back to San Diego, he took the test for...
Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
Dawn Higgins Murphy feels that her father [Annotator's Note: Murphy was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Higgins, the...
Eveline Peardon and the Normandy population felt they could live again after the liberation of their region by the...

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