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Arthur Killam was born in San Francisco and lived there until he was six years old when he moved to San Jose,...
George Sakato mentions that there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tillman (DD-641)] were attacked in Bizerte by dive bombers. There were...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
Harold Lightell moved into Germany after progressing through France with the 79th Infantry Division. Lightell could...
On the battleship, J. W. Childs said, it was mandatory for a sailor to wear his white hat if he went outside of his...
Earl Williams was a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] assistant crew chief flying with...
Donald Stratton recalls that none of the men were sleeping [Annotator's Note: when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
The barracks Charles Womack and the other Marines stayed in when they were on Pavuvu the first time were still there...
Jack Houston and a buddy who had been cut by a bayonet stayed in their hole for a while. Houston had a buddy named Joe...
On the mission to bomb Manila, Herbert Gross' B-24 Liberator [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Harold Bergbower was on Clark Field in the Philippines on 8 December [Annotator's Note: 8 December 1941] when the...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
The Japanese had done a real job of planting all kinds of explosives [Annotator's Note: on Peleliu]. Arthur Jackson...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
Russell Hoff and the 106th Infantry Division had been sent to the front as relief for the 2nd Infantry Division, which...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
Carl Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany]. He was only there...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
After 30 days at home, Walter Ehlers returned to his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
James Armstrong continues describing his experience in the small French village of Vaux-sur-Seine, where he had been...
In February [Annotator's Note: 5 February 1945], Daniel Farley and the rest of the 5th Ranger Battalion got word to...
Joseph Orlando knew he was a Marine immediately. In Basic Training they would be told they were better than any other...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
While David Flynn was in the water, he was only concerned with staying alive, not with thoughts of what would happen if...
James Armstrong had bailed out of his B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber], which was shot...
Wim de Jonge accompanied an officer to Jakarta. They traveled alone in a jeep through the mountains without convoy...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...

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