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Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
Lloyd Dendy and another man were on the side of a bomb crater and got blown out of their foxhole. They both vibrated...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
Theodore Pavlovich compares the battles on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] with those in...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Wallace Yip, Sr. how he felt about being wounded and hospitalized, and then...
Richard Yavenue was with the 2nd Marine Division on Saipan [Annotator's Note: in the Northern Mariana Islands]. After...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Biondo and his Company C, 5th Engineer Special Brigade were sheltering behind steel girders as...
Darold Rice reached the peak of Hill 122 and had gone to ground to wait for further orders. While lying there, a German...
Lawrence Angst remembers one close call very well. He was in basic training with another man. They were both first in...
Irwin Medway encountered anti-Semitism in Tennessee. He was beat up by another soldier. It has something to do with...
[Annotator's Note: There is a lot of background noise throughout this clip.] The war gave Malcolm Louis Holleman a...
While on Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Peleliu Island, Palau], Melvin C. Whitman saw two Zeros [Annotator's Note: Japanese...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...
The division's [Annotator's Note: Richard Graff was a member of Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 415th Infantry...
At Eniwetok [Annotator's Note: Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands], Donald Draxler was apprehensive, but not afraid to...
On returning to his outfit [Annotator's Note:the 88th Infantry Division] in Rome [Annotator's Note: Rome, Italy], Harry...
Robert Bassemir was in a large battle for the first time. After a couple of weeks, the men [Annotator's Note: Company I...
While in the service, Benigno Martinez carried no weapons. It was not permitted. A medic did take over a machine gun...
When Seymour Reitman saw E Company [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 395th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry...
James Odom recalled two big "fracases." In Leyte Bay, his ship was part of what he has been told was the largest...
In Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio, 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944, Anzio, Italy] at night, they [Annotator's...
[Annotator's Note: The video and sound are out of synch in this clip. J.D. Graddy is emotional.] Shortly after a near...
Irving Becker never talks much about his combat experiences, unlike some people who talk about their battlefield or...
The Germans opened up fire on Paul Wilson and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment,...
Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
When James Nannini was a BAR [Annotator's Note: M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle] gunner, he shot a German off a...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
After the invasion [Annotator's Note: D-Day; the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944] began, Sol...
On 5 June [Annotator's Note: 5 June 1944], Arthur Levine [Annotator's Note: 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st...
It rained everyday while Donald Louis Duffy and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 30th Infantry...
Russell Clark and Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
In August 1942, Robert Joseph Blatnik boarded the Queen Mary [Annotator's Note: RMS Queen Mary] bound for England. The...
After healing in an English hospital for several months, James Nannini returned to his outfit [Annotator's Note:...
Thomas D. Thompson was assigned to PTC-21 [Annotator's Note: unable to verify] in Squadron 15 [Annotator's Note: Motor...
In December 1942, Abraham Sacks [Annotator's Note: with the 158th Infantry Regiment (Separate)] was transferred from...

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