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[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...
Robert Fisch witnessed in the camps an older man talking to the younger people. He personally did not "give a damn"...
Norman Ikari and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team had to sweep through tiny Italian towns and villages. Street fighting...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
William Epperson was in Tunisia for a brief time before boarding a small troopship bound for Italy. The ships departed...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
Harry Koukos became part of the 7th Army [Annotator's Note: Koukos served in the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
As they neared Iwo Jima, James Salerno and the others were told that it would not take more than a week to take the...
Wim de Jonge worked in unsafe conditions in the coal mines of Japan. He was there for about a year. That was the...
Ben Skardon thought the prisoners would be taken back to Bilibid Prison and that the American troops were nearby or...
Samuel Spector was always hungry in the jungle with Detachment 101. The food that was airdropped would not last long so...
Gene Alair went into Lingayen Gulf [Annotator's Note: Invasion of Lingayen, Philippines, 6 January 1945], the spot...
Dell Lauderdale went to Southern Japan after he left the prison [Annotator's Note: Sugamo Prison in Tokyo]. Lauderdale...
Eva Gross was sent to the Krakow-Plaszow concentration camp in Poland [Annotator's Note: this was after a short stay in...
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion [Annotator's Note: 100th Infantry Battalion] came together in...
Melvin Dahlberg and the 517th Parachute Regiment Combat Team [Annotator's Note: 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment] went...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Seadragon. Killam had reported aboard...
Once Frank Pomroy was brought to the beach he was treated by a Navy corpsman and evacuated from Peleliu to a hospital...
During the war James Salerno did not like the Japanese and had nothing nice to say about them. The Japanese soldiers...
When Henry Malec arrived at the 100th General Hospital, he was laid on the floor [Annotator's Note: Malec had been...
Itka Zygmuntowicz stayed in Auschwitz until 18 January 1945 when she and the other inmates were marched out of the camp...
Paula Knobler heard the sound of artillery as the Russians approached her concentration camp. The Germans evacuated...
From Saint-Marcouf, France, Reuben Weiner went to Cherbourg with the 2nd Infantry Division. His unit slept where they...
Lloyd Dendy was the company bootlegger on Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Peleliu, Palau]. They made a still out of aluminum...
Robert Rans was placed in a room with three other wounded prisoners of war at the Timisul de Jos prison camp in Timisu...
Paula Knobler is a Holocaust survivor born in the city of Lodz, Poland in 1928. She was 82 years of age at the time of...
Gerard Dillon and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
William Pierce reveals a lucky find of a BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] trigger assembly with a hand...
Ernst Schrader had signed up for the air force at age 19. He was allowed to select the air force as his branch of...
John Angier explained that the Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: German Air Force] would try to catch the bombers right...
Rothacker Smith suffered from pains in his foot. In the Army, they would play with the explosives out of hand grenades...
During the action for which Charles Murray was awarded the Medal of Honor, he was not thinking about anything except...

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