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When Daniel Chester reported back to his commanding officer, he was reassigned to the 3rd Battalion [Annotator's Note:...
Odell Vaughn was wounded while trying to remove a comrade from a minefield. He was awarded the Silver Star for his...
Until he went into the Navy, Thomas Long had never been away from home. Traveling by coal-fired trains was...
Norman Ikari went from the aid station to the 56th Evacuation Hospital. This was a forward tent hospital where they...
Tom Quigley remembers the inefficiencies of the Red Cross and its volunteers and the impractical attitude they took...
Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...
His most memorable experience of the war was when Otis Gatewood was shot and captured. There was a time when he wasn't...
Russell Hoff has vivid memories of his prisoner of war experiences. He has flashbacks that will probably never leave...
Herbert Siebert's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when he was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge [...
Louis Smith had trouble sleeping because of dreams of Iwo Jima, but he didn't otherwise feel he had problems getting...
Joseph Venerloh has a couple of memorable experiences of World War 2. First was the Siegfried Line because of the...
Carl Landwehr has no secrets about his war service. He never saw any of the concentration camps. He had rumors of them...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Swanson was assigned to the USCGC Comanche (WPG-76) on escort duty for the troop transport...
George Sakato had to go and rescue the Lost Battalion [Annotator's Note: elements of the 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry...
It was difficult for Otis Gatewood to adjust to civilian life after his return to the United States. He had to relearn...
When their break from combat was up, Milton Moxon and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Moxon was a member of Company B,...
Ernst Schrader was a member of the 8 Staffel, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 (StGII) in the Luftwaffe. Commanders changed in...
Claude Shannahan’s unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Marine Raider Battalion] was relieved and shipped to New...
Edward Tipper arrived at Crile General Hospital in Cleveland after his flight from a hospital in England. [Annotator’s...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] reached Guadalcanal and set up...
Darold Rice remembers boarding the ship to head back to the USA after the war was over. He joined up with a random...
Raymond Wells was by himself with a .30 caliber machine gun and took out three enemy snipers. He moved to San Pietro...
Judith Meisel and her sister were treated nicely at the convent [Annotator's Note: they had just escaped a death march...
[Annotators Note: Segment begins with a female telling Phillips that she is going to the grocery store and will be...
Harold Rosen was born in Dallas, Texas in April 1925. His father owned his own business so the depression did not hit...
Wilburn K. Ross grew up in Strunk, Kentucky. He worked on a farm until he was 18 then went to work in a coal mine but...
Stegmeier was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1922. At the time of the interview he is 85 years old. He attended Grandview...
The thing Steve Pisanos thinks about the most from the war was when he crash landed in France. When he arrived at the...
Baum was sickened by the sight and the situation. He had to regroup his men and come up with a plan to get back to the...
They were attempting to cross a river in order to capture an airfield that was suspected of housing German transport...
James Smith watched the battle [Annotators Note: the battle of Gavutu] from Tulagi. [Annotators Note: Smith gets off...
Theodore Finkbeiner does not know why his unit was pulled out of its positions. When they moved into their new...
When the Germans unloaded the prisoners of war from the trains, Kalil remembers British medics helping them. He recalls...
Richard Ford was pinned down by a German machine gun. He was up against a hedgerow so tight that he could not move. The...
Deen was hit on the top of Wana Ridge [Annotator’s Note: Okinawa, April 1945]. He was hit by a Japanese knee mortar....
The navy commander leading the Hornet's [Annotator's Note: USS Hornet, CV-8] air group was responsible for the deaths...

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