Amphibious invasions

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One of the replacements sent to James Goodrich's squad was killed before Goodrich ever got his name because he did not...
When they [Annotators Note: James Smith and the rest of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] went back to New Zealand, they...
Wayne Pierce and the 325th Glider Infantry did not make the fight in Sicily. A couple of days prior to entry into that...
After arriving in Casablanca in May of 1943, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment set up a...
Tom Quigley jumped on a train and made his way with the other soldiers down to central England to a military base at...
When Charles Coolidge landed in Southern France there was little opposition after the major shelling the Germans took...
Frank Mancuso’s unit went back to Naples to get more replacements and newer landing craft, landing onshore without...
Gerard Halpern landed at Anzio in April [Annotators Note: April of 1944] and was assigned to his new squad. They were...
William Dabney notes that the equipment kept coming in [Annotators Note: across Omaha Beach in the days following the 6...
Harley Reynolds recognizes that the invasion [Annotators Note: the invasion of Sicily] was fairly easy in terms of...
John W. Marr and the men of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment loaded into their transport airplanes on the evening...
[Annotators Note: Warren Schmitt was a forward observer in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.]...
Harley Reynolds, through subsequent research, was able to find out what the German half track was doing there. The half...
Ed Rendelman arrived in England after sailing from the United States in March 1944. The men knew there was a big build...
William Dabney and his unit dug into the sand as soon as they landed on the beach. They could not move inland until the...
Sidney Philips remembers the trip overseas as sitting around the boat chewing fingernails. Life aboard a troopship is...
Josephine Pescatore landed on Omaha Beach. Upon landing, she noticed all the dead bodies. Some of them were in body...
Harley Reynolds learned immediately on the Queen Mary that they were headed for England because the crew passed along...
After George Griffenhagen’s unit [Annotators Note: Griffenhagen arrived in England as a member of Company E, 20th...
They began training every day with full daypacks and practiced moving quickly and efficiently up and down the long...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]They went to New Caledonia...
George Morgan was given a physical and sworn into the Navy along with many other men on Church Street. [Annotator’s...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...
Harry Quinn woke up in the morning [Annotator’s Note: of 6 June 1944]. He was the third man to go down the net into...
While John Witmeyer and his fellow soldiers waited aboard ship to land at Utah Beach on D Day, they did not know that...
Fredrick Hollis did not witness much family talk about the conflict during World War 2. Some of his relatives served in...
Joseph Motil landed on Utah Beach and one of the German tanks was already coming to meet them. Motil went back in 1964...
7th Infantry Division soldiers coming ashore with amphibious M4 Sherman tanks outfitted with exhaust extensions. 'W-CPA...
From Volume 1: South Pacific Theater. Camp set up beneath hundreds of palm trees, a soldier reads over a bulletin...
From Volume 1: South Pacific Theater. A G.I. marks a map with landing sites. "Staff marks landing site on chart (Jul 44...
397.Photograph. Grumman TBM Avenger flies above landing forces, 'File Number 287577 Navy Lands Army on Panson Pictorial...
A jeep, surrounded by soldiers, is being pulled from the water by a bulldozer; an LVT (Landing Vehicle, Tracked) on the...
A jeep drives down the ramp of an LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the USS Aquarius (AKA-16). "2191-." "U....
485.Photograph. 'File No: 59432 June 15, 1944 Invasion 'supply line' Lies Offshore-- The beachhead gained, the job on...
From Volume 1: South Pacific Theater. A view from an APA of a full LCVP [Landing Craft Vehicle, Personnel], and...

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