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Robert Rans was placed in a room with three other wounded prisoners of war at the Timisul de Jos prison camp in Timisu...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was born in January 1923 in Pasadena, California. He was one of five children. Times were tough for...
After they were captured, Joseph Rockforte and his fellow prisoners walked across France. When they stopped they were...
Judith Baron and her family lived in a nice apartment in a mixed neighbor in Hungary. The landlady was not Jewish, but...
Norman Neste had no preconceived ideas of what the German military would be like. Once he had encountered them, he...
For Milton Moxon and the 94th Infantry Division, weather and terrain conditions were horrible on the front. Some men...
Thomas Amico was assigned to PT-155, which was one boat in a squadron of 12. The crew was friendly, in spite of being...
Elisabeth Bolster would visit with her father every weekend [Annotator's Note: her father was forced to remain in...
After Leyte, Harper Gruber's vessel [Annotator's Note: USS YMS-339] took part in the second invasion [Annotator's Note...
Willie Wesley Thompson recalled a time when the ship his company was on was being bombed and he was holding on for dear...
While Dracos Burke was stationed in Erlangen, Germany [Annotator's Note: on occupation duty with the 40th Bombardment...
On 23 May 1944, Harold Baumgarten was transferred, along with Robert Palmer, to Company B [Annotator's Note: Company B...
Weldon Fruge can now speak four different languages, including sign language. He has mingled with people all his life,...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Robert J. Ferris to talk about the photo album that he has with him. He points...
Originally, when Frank Mancuso entered the army he was a Catholic. This changed when the Pope said they could not bomb...
Tsuyin Soong notes that the Burma Road [Annotator's Note: a road linking Burma with southwest China built in 1937 and...
Glen Kuskie was fighting with the 31st Infantry [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment,...
Thomas Crosby remembered soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, they attacked the Philippines. Using...
Bryghte Davis Godbold and the men defending Wake Island could see enemy ships across the atoll from Peale Island. The...
Henry Langrehr liked to parachute because it was a thrill. They used T5 chutes [Annotator's Note: parachute] which were...
Daniel Szafran was very young and was not aware of what was going on in Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-...
Charles Balaza and the defenders of Corregidor were taken by troopship to the shores of Manila. They were offloaded a...
Dell Lauderdale was 18 years old and working on the family farm for his father when he decided to join the Marines [...
Richard Witaker volunteered for the United States Marine Corps because he was impressed by his friends who had done so...
John Kerner was in Nancy, France and there was a lot of fighting going on. Not far from the front line, there was a USO...
Among his most memorable experiences during the war, William Hendren recounted when he was training on an aircraft...
Peter Somogyi was interrogated by Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele]. Somogyi cannot remember the nature of...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Josephine Pescatore’s unit would leap frog with 44th Evac Hospital. One group would work while the other rested. They...
Guy Stern went to Camp Barkley, Texas for basic training. This was the training ground for medical administration. High...
Glenn Frazier met a large sergeant when he arrived in Camp Shelby. Some of the new recruits were destined for Hawaii....
Coming from military intelligence background, Edward E. Boyles was ordered to prepare some of his troops [Annotator's...
When the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of Normandy, France] took place on 6 June 1944, Daniel Chester...
Charles Coolidge recalls the weather at Monte Cassino as being cold and rainy. Coolidge feels that had they gone with...
Michael Wilford Boos' unit, the 74th Station Hospital, set up on the outskirts of the Abbey of Monte Cassino, Italy....
Theodore Skare was on Morotai which the Japanese had invaded originally. The Americans took it back, occupying about a...

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