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By the time he went overseas, Julian Trist Bringier McConnell did not have heavy ammunition. He spent most of his time...
Donelson Houseman was confident in his training. What worried him was that he did not know where he was. He was taken...
William J. Twigger had a cousin his age. His cousin and his brother had joined the Marine Corps early in the war....
Paul Gibfried grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois, near Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago, Illinois]. His family arrived...
A typical day for Henry Schaller would start with a briefing at four o'clock in the morning. If the target was to be...
On 25 December 1944, Christmas Day, J.M. "Jimmy" Fried, Jr., boarded the vessel that would take him to the European...
Hunt [Annotator's Note: US Marine Corps Captain George P. Hunt] saw Wilfred Hanson's [Annotator's Note: with Company K...
[Annotator's Note: Philip Whitman bailed out of his Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber over Vienna, Austria on 13...
James Stewart Rosenbaum worked with two Navajo Code Talkers [Annotator's Note: also called Diné code talkers, one group...
Gerry Jones completed several missions with his partner, Mack [Annotator's Note: unable to verify identity], throughout...
[Annotator's Note: Glynn G. Raby, Jr. took part in the Battle of Brest, 7 August to 19 September 1944, Brest, France.]...
Dr. John Julien Zingheim was taught how to setup an aid station. He served in the 329th Medical Battalion [Annotator's...
To Harry Quinn, combat was the closest thing to Hell that a person could experience. Sleep was disrupted at night by...
Richard Keller [Annotator's Note: Company E, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division] was not promoted until...
James Connelly got burned. They ran short of gasoline for flamethrowers. A small boat came back to get more. The LCM [...
Walter Jacobs thought that the Japanese were not normal people. They were fanatics. They were good at sneaking around...
Raymond Bailey was not a Catholic but he went to Father O'Callahan's services [Annotator's Note: Captain Joseph T. O'...
On Christmas Day 1943 [Annotator's Note: 25 December 1943], Norman Raner was transferred to a little airfield. Mark...
Wilfred Hanson [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] heard a man...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Backing up to his experiences in Eindhoven [Annotator's Note: Eindhoven, Netherlands], Bradford Clark Freeman took no...
Mario DeCarlo recalled using a machine gun to fight in the hedgerows to get the Germans out of the trenches. His unit [...
Roy Joseph Moss kept advancing toward Leon [Annotator's Note: Léon, France] where the Germans were strongly positioned...
Clarence Derrington entered France [Annotator's Note: with the 310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division on 22...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
Howard T. Maki and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 85th Infantry...
In November 1942, Sam Goldstein was drafted and sent to Fort Dix [Annotator's Note: Fort Dx, New Jersey] for induction...
Irving Miller joined the 141st Field Artillery, the Washington Artillery, as a replacement from the infantry. He joined...
Arthur Albertson was looking forward to going overseas. He wanted to go to Europe, not to the Pacific. He went to...
Roy Stewart and his unit [Annotator's Note: in the 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division] entered the "amphitheater...
James Albert Kitts feels his time in the military was necessary and does not regret it. He regrets getting hurt. He was...
Ernest Cowell was first sent to Ulithi [Annotator's Note: Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands], an atoll in the Pacific...
In Sidney LaPook's next bivouac, German pilots, called Bed Check Charlie by the GIs, buzzed them late at night and...
On 18 April 1945 Thomas Murphy was shot. A few days before that happened they were attacked by German infantry...
Gerard V. Radice and the 7th Infantry Division left the Philippines to invade Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan...
Melvin C. Whitman was surprised the Japanese did not fight back against the invasion [Annotator's Note: Battle of...

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