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Most of Nick Cristiano's bombing missions started in the evening. He would call the meal before leaving "the last...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Joe G. Casillas had his baptism of fire right on the escarpment [Annotator's Note: after landing on Okinawa, Japan, 10...
In December 1944, Eduardo Alberto Peniche Carvajal was on R and R [Annotator's Note: rest and recuperation, or, rest...
F.M. Richard Simons did not smoke and gave his daily cigarettes away. So many people in World War 2 were given free...
Harold Bergbower was on Clark Field in the Philippines on 8 December [Annotator's Note: 8 December 1941] when the...
Earl Dean Browning took part in three major battles [Annotator's Note: with the Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry...
On D plus 2 [Annotator's Note: two days after landing day], they [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
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...
William Darling [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] arrived at...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
After Christmas [Annotator's Note: 25 December 1944], Joseph J. Drake was in the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note...
On 16 December 1944, the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
Frank Forcinella only heard about what the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German...
Russell Hoff and the 106th Infantry Division had been sent to the front as relief for the 2nd Infantry Division, which...
On 13 December [Annotator's Note: 13 December 1944], Seymour Reitman's regiment [Annotator's Note: Reitman served as a...
Oscar Otto Martin remembered that during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
Vernon Brantley was in Aachen, Germany when the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
William H. Biagioni was pulled from Holland and placed in some barracks in France. Not long after they had settled in,...
Carl Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany]. He was only there...
Harper Harvey Coleman and his unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division] had...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
As Peter Paret's battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division] moved down...
After 30 days at home, Walter Ehlers returned to his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry...
The horrible times for F.M. Richard Simons were mortars and trying not to fall asleep in his foxhole. Once, they heard...
Thomas Edward Pugh was sent to the Marine Recruit Depot for boot camp in San Diego, California. He was woken up early...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
Roy Joseph Moss took a long train ride to Little Rock, Arkansas [Annotator's Note: Camp Robinson] where he received his...
Seymour Reitman's entire senior geometry class enlisted while they were still in high school. When he turned 18 years...
Odell Wallace Vaughn was born in December 1921 in Greenville, South Carolina and grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina...
Bruno S. Rinas discussed joining the service with a younger brother. He joined the military in 1940 at Fort Snelling [...

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