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Russian aircraft were strafing the area where Aubrey Bradley was being held, and he was given coffee and stale bread...
Warren Nolan was aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) in the Mariana Islands campaign [Annotator’s Note: June to November...
Jack Carver remembers shrapnel landing on his neck as being his most memorable experience of World War 2. [Annotator's...
James Russo deployed to the Philippines as a forward observer pilot. [Annotator's Note: Russo deployed with the 596th...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Lloyd Reese was the bombardier on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator taking part in Operation Tidal Wave over Ploiești,...
[Annotator's Note: Interviewer asks Swanson about a downed army transport and a female off-camera reminds him of the...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...
Henry A. Tacket was a Radioman 1st Class aboard the USS Heermann (DD-532). He was a 1st Class Petty Officer. He would...
Francis Resta was in B Company [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 407th Infantry Regiment, 102nd Infantry...
After he was wounded, Norman Neste spent a few weeks in France. He was in England when the war ended May 1945. He had...
They [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] retreated about eight or ten miles...
On the big merchant ships, Clifton Trahan was a fireman and water tender [Annotator's Note: Trahan worked in the engine...
Donald Witmer recalls that toward the end of the campaign [Annotator's Note: the Okinawa Campaign], scuttlebutt had it...
Philip Schweitzer's training was heavy on hiking, running and jogging. When they returned from furlough, some of the...
Bryce Jordan says that there were many accidents in pilot training. In basic training, they were assigned five people...
After his furlough, James Goodrich was told to report to Camp Pendleton. At the time Goodrich did not know what or...
Robert L. Williams' buddy Joseph Slosarczyk was in charge of the pigeons. In England, Joe was tasked with throwing...
Carl Landwehr was transferred to the 8th Air Force in High Wycombe [Annotator's Note: 8th Air Force Bomber Command...
Frank Pomroy went back to get the wounded Marvin Hattan who was screaming and moaning from his wounds [Annotator's Note...
After landing in Normandy, John Kerner and his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division...
Harold Baumgarten and the men he was with engaged about five Germans at a farm house on the bluff. He killed one of the...
Carl Beck had been wounded in Bastogne, Belgium and laid on a stretcher all night. He made it back to his outfit [...
The second day, Robert L. Williams and the others went to the town of Vierville. They had gotten reports that Vierville...
George Sakato discusses a Vietnam veteran that edits and tapes oral histories. He recalls that before the attack on...
Ernst Schrader was fighting in Russia near the Volga River and Stalingrad in 1943. He felt the Germans could not win...
Milton Moxon was evacuated to a military hospital in England after being severely wounded in Germany. He remained there...
Wayne McKinnon Gilmore was working in an office helping with transfer lists to send Marines back to the United States...
Patrick Russell remained at Okinawa until June 1945. His carrier [Annotator's Note: USS Tulagi (CVE-72)] sailed to Guam...
Ed Rendelman found that just surviving the war was the best experience he had in the combat. Seeing those wounded...
Asked if he had interacted with any of the Russians, Francis Resta remembered working with them to gather the displaced...
Angelo Ciotta was between Camp LeJeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina...
Malcolm Johnson had been a civilian contractor on Wake Island when he was wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese....
Velma Theriot Plaisance knew Higgins was hiring women so she went there for work [Annotator’s Note: she left Delta...
After the battle ended, Ira Schilling and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,...
Malcolm Johnson had been a civilian contractor on Wake Island when he was wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese....

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