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During the action for which Charles Murray was awarded the Medal of Honor, he was not thinking about anything except...
Odell Vaughn stepped on a shoebox mine and lost both his legs. Vaughn had collected mines in his barracks bag prior to...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
Edward E. Boyles and his platoon's [Annotator's Note: at the time, Boyles was serving as a platoon leader in Company B...
When the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of Normandy, France] took place on 6 June 1944, Daniel Chester...
The GIs would direct Joseph Hochadel to where the wounded were and then he would apply aid and do what he needed to do...
There were several instances when Henry Malec could have been killed. While advancing on the German city of Regensburg...
[Annotator's Note: Benjamin Schleider was served in the Army in the 6th Armored Division as an aid to the division...
They [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were put ashore on New...
Norman Neste and the 75th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Neste was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 289th...
The attack on the barn took place between Arras and Amiens. When Gerhard Franzky was caught the second time he was sent...
[Annotator's Note: Everett Hyland was hospitalized after being wounded on the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) during the...
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One of the replacements sent to James Goodrich's squad was killed before Goodrich ever got his name because he did not...
On 9 June [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944, during the Normandy invasion], they sent out platoons into a couple of fields...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Thornhill served in the Navy as a gunner's mate aboard the USS Daly (DD-519) and was a gun...
[Annotator's Note: Walter Jacobs served in the Army as a squad leader in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
Richard Scheerer never wrote any of his men after he was wounded and sent home and none of his men wrote him. He did...
A few days later, Gerhard Franzky was caught by surprise as the allies launched Operation Market Garden. On 17...
Herbert Auerbach worked with the Burmese ambushing the Japanese. On many occasions the troops would just spray an area...
Bud Loring went from Santa Maria [Annotator's Note: Army Airfield, Santa Barbara County, California] to Colchester,...
Kelly Kuwayama had been used to all of these different types of Americans growing up in New York City. The meeting of...
James Downing thought time was compressed during the attack. [Annotator's Note: During the Japanese attack on Pearl...
Like many other veterans in a similar condition, Odell Vaughn felt sensations in his legs even though both were lost...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Renstrom served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant in Company F, 2nd Battalion,...
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...
Edward Tipper continued his education after the service. He used the GI Bill to receive a Master’s Degree. He...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
After being injured at Elbe River, Germany, Joseph Venerloh was sent to England to recover in a hospital. He was hoping...
John LeBure knew that work was being reduced so he left the company [Annotator's Note: Higgins Industries in New...
George Peto has doubts about the mental toughness of today's generation and its ability to wage a war as deadly and...
Thomas Houdek was discharged in San Diego, California on 25 November 1945. He considered staying in the service but...
Everett Hyland's wounds still bother him. He had a nerve check done on him in San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
After being discharged from the Army, Paul Pizzolongo joined the National Guard, then returned to the Army and then...

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