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Walter Ram and his fellow crewmates had to wait for another airplane before continuing their bombing missions. A female...
Trinidad Ledesma received orders to ship out from Fort Ord [Annotator's Note: in California] at around three or four o'...
It gradually sunk in to Rothacker Smith that he was a prisoner of war as he believed for the first couple of days in...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was a platoon commander in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment...
Leonard Lomell and Sgt. Kuhn [Annotator's Note: US Army Staff Sergeant Jack Kuhn] kept advancing forward, but as luck...
When Robert Rosendahl and his fellow survivors were told to destroy their weapons they threw them all out into the bay...
Stewart Bass never crashed a plane but discusses an incident in Opa-locka, Florida when he was a aboard a TBM [...
In Vietnam, Van Barfoot found the news different from the perspective he got from it in the United States. He saw and...
Lisle Neher took part in all five of the fire bomb mission. On those missions they would fly between 300 feet and 700...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
Arthur Jackson had his squad leader bring up some explosives and ammo but he was alone for the most part [Annotator's...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
David Roderick saw German fortifications that were made to look like homes or barns and one town was only made of...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Rothacker Smith entered Sommocolonia on 1 December [Annotator's Note: 1 December 1944] and his last day there was 28...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
James Goodrich was taken from Iwo Jima to a hospital on Guam. He was on Guam for about 12 or 13 days before being...
To William Lansford, all campaigns had goofy things happen. The first time he went out by himself he had been warned of...
Going through the Haguenau Forest, Alex Lopez observed the area was torn up and mostly gone. He participated in a mop-...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was wounded in France.] Dillon was in the hospital from June to September [Annotator's...
Clifton Trahan was hospitalized in Africa after being burned in a submarine attack while serving aboard the merchant...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
James Allen remembers Henry Glinski coming aboard with him. Glinski was a couple years older than Allen. Allen had...
Arthur Staymates thought Hess [Annotator's Note: Rudolf Hess was one of the highest ranking Nazi leaders under German...
John LeBure went to work at Higgins Industries after his uncle suggested that he apply there. His uncle was a policeman...
Most of the combat they [Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th...
After the 82nd Airborne Division finished combat operations in Normandy, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
Frank Stewart was in the hospital on Espiritu Santos. After about ten days, he decided to go down the hall to the...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
Walter Ehlers rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Robert Rans about what sounds he heard after being hit by enemy fire.] Robert...
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...

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