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While in an interrogation center in Frankfurt, Germany, Norman Bussel was not allowed to do anything to pass the time...
William Greer and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: Company A, 315th Engineer Combat Battalion, 90th Infantry Division]...
Norman Riggsby went through maneuvers and practice landings in preparation for the invasion of France. Riggsby...
Norman Riggsby started heading for the hedgerows [Annotator’s Note: after reaching the high ground on Omaha Beach, he...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr.'s wife asking if he had any idea how long he had...
Benjamin Carson was on Guam when the war in the Pacific came to an end. All of the ship whistles and horns were blowing...
Richard Witaker spent six months in China with the 6th Marine Division after the war. He returned to the United States...
While a POW at Sarang, Clarence Schilperoot had the opportunity to bathe in a running stream. When he went to midstream...
Richard Witaker was awarded the Purple Heart for being wounded on Okinawa. He was leaving Sugar Loaf Hill when a buddy...
Stanley Wolczyk knew that the Japanese soldiers he encountered [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Attu] were doing...
Clarence Schilperoot feels World War 2 should continue to be studied. Many of his memories are personal. They are the...
Howard Genrich went overseas in October 1944. Information about the progress of the war was available to him. He was at...
William Greer was wounded in Normandy. He was removed from the beaches in a landing craft. The craft could carry an...
John Raaen returned to the United States for recovery in early February [Annotator’s Note: February 1945] after being...
Norman Riggsby returned to the United States through New York and Camp Kilmer. It was great. He went to Michigan even...
Sometime in the spring of 2004 [Annotator's Note: Myers means 1944] there was a Japanese, who Myers thought had been...
Norman Bussel and his crew were headed towards Berlin, Germany on 29 April 1944 on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress....
Wayne Pierce and the 325th Glider Infantry did not make the fight in Sicily. A couple of days prior to entry into that...
After joining the 45th Division, John McConn and his company moved fast by traveling on tanks and tank destroyers. The...
Norman Bussel had to bail out of his B-17 over Berlin, Germany on 29 April 1944. He was captured and interrogated by a...
Edward Chinnis, Jr. was assigned to a tanker after completing radio school. Prior to that he was assigned to a mine...
Walter Broll was told by one of the officers on the Grace Abbott that he should go to the English aid station at the...
Norman Bussel had to bail out of his B-17 over Berlin, Germany on 29 April 1944. He had been struck by shrapnel in the...
They [Annotator's Note: John Mock and his fellow soldiers of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th...
John Raaen and the 5th Ranger Battalion was participating in the Saar Campaign when the Battle of the Bulge broke out...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
When George Roberts flew to Schweinfurt they ran out of ammunition, except for in the radio room, on the way to the...
Norman Bussel was a prisoner of war inn Nuremberg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag XIII-D Nürnberg Langwasser; built on former...
Returning to his experiences earlier in his Navy career, Lauren Bruner discusses particulars about his first ship, the...
After the Battle of the Bulge, William Kahn's platoon continued through the Hurtgen Forest, but saw no action. They...
"158 RCT wounded wait for litter bearers." Damortis, Philippines on 14 January 1945. The 158th Regimental Combat Team...
"158 RCT casualty receives plasma at front lines." [1945], Philippines. The 158th Regimental Combat Team was also known...
"Medic holds truck windshield wiper vacuum hose used to suck blood from wound as doctor works." [1945]
"Medic treats wounded 161 RCT [Regimental Combat Team] soldier." [1945]

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