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When Donald Beeghly’s unit [Annotator's Note: the 142nd Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (mobile)] arrived in...
Robert Rosendahl got out of Camp O'Donnell and went on a detail north of a town called Cabanatuan where he was put to...
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Rothacker Smith entered Sommocolonia on 1 December [Annotator's Note: 1 December 1944] and his last day there was 28...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. to tell the story regarding his canteen on the wall in...
James Livaudais was part of the division which was to become the Sergeant York Division—the 82nd Division with about 16...
Astley Blackwell’s ship [Annotator's Note: the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] was sunk on 25 October [Annotator's Note: 25...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Caudill [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling, but this was Hazard's Sergeant] went to Le...
On their way back to the United States, they [Annotator's Note: George McGovern and his crew] had to make a stop in the...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Wallace Jeffery and the 300 or so troops in his unit got together after Paris. [Annotator’s Note: the unit was the...
Barbara Heming's mother worked as a maid on another farm. It was a tough life for her. Her father's brother had...
From the New Hebrides, Charles Davis said they [Annotator's Note: the USS Helena (CL-50)] proceeded with two aircraft...
As they [Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody and John Liska] approached, the entire village came to greet them. Carmody...
They [Annotator's Note: Floyd Dumas and the English soldier he had escaped the prisoner of war camp in Cinecitta, Italy...
John LeBure went to work at Higgins Industries after his uncle suggested that he apply there. His uncle was a policeman...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
It was dark when Henry Malec was removed by stretcher from the cellar where he had been treated after being wounded at...
George A. Sarosi was a freshman in medical school at the commencement of the Hungarian Revolution [Annotator's Note:...
Moses Hogan doesn't think movies about Pearl Harbor are authentic. After Pearl Harbor, Hogan was on a destroyer [...
The American troops were taken prisoner, and Alexander Marsh said he marched for three days into the interior of...
Harry Bell could not believe that they were surrendering. They had not fired a shot since leaving the front lines. The...
In January or February 1942, President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt] signed Executive Order...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Walter Ram was taken from the hospital and transported to Frankfurt am Main, Germany for interrogation. He was...
When Robert Whitcomb neared the ground [Annotator's Note: after bailing out of his damaged aircraft over Gymnich,...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Walter Halloran fought in the Battle of the Bulge after making his way across France and participating in many small...
William Garbo was born in 1924 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was in high school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor....
William Epperson was in Tunisia for a brief time before boarding a small troopship bound for Italy. The ships departed...
Louis Conter arrived in San Francisco after his voyage from Hawaii. He took a train trip to Pensacola, Florida during...
Tokuji Yoshihashi and his fellow replacements arrived there [Annotator's Note: in France] shortly after the 442nd...
Thomas Murphy was assigned to Company L, 3rd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division which was part...

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