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The underground had contacted Eva Nathanson's mother and told her they would protect them. During the winter of 1943,...
Luba Keller was 11 years old in 1937 when the Nazis came into her town of Szydłowiec, Poland. Keller went to the...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wake Island continued to be bombed daily by the Japanese after the enemy ships had...
It was a month or more before Robert Heller became the pilot of a new crew. As new personnel came in, especially top...
[Annotator's Note: Recording begins mid conversation between Hugh Colbert and the interviewer.] Hugh Colbert joined the...
Glen Jostad bailed out of his damaged Boeing B-17 heavy bomber and had a German fighter pass twice around him with the...
Robert Tyler Oakes was a radio operator [Annotator's Note: on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in the 340th...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden finally got...
James McDermott was not in England as early as the 305th Bombardment Group was. They had sent 16 planes on the...
Most of Nick Cristiano's bombing missions started in the evening. He would call the meal before leaving "the last...
Donald Scott was a radio operator on the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, G.I. Jane [Annotator’s Note: B-17 #43-37520]. The...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Richard Boyd returned to his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion] and was sent...
Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
Walter Gaterman joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
Alexander Marsh was in charge of three 57mm anti-tank guns and a platoon of 20 to 25 men. At night he could hear the...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
Harry Bell and the rest of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
The Germans took the weapons away from the wounded American infantrymen Raymond VanDuzer was treating. A day or so...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Walter Halloran would carefully pick his spots as he advanced in enemy territory. He would try to keep trees and brush...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden was captured...
Leon Grunte was supposedly still a German paratrooper when he left Denmark. There were no parachutes left or planes for...
Jack Leaming and his SBD pilot had just completed their bombing run on Marcus Island when the antiaircraft fire became...
Thomas Houdek was involved in a firefight at the French and German border. His group [Annotator's Note: Houdek was a...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 1st Ranger Battalion] were under heavy fire...

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