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After completing training, Robert Andry boarded a ship in New York [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] bound for...
Prior to Operation Market Garden [Annotator's Note: Operation Market Garden, 17 to 25 September 1944, Netherlands],...
In November 1944, during a battle in Italy, Walter Henry Barton was wounded by shell fire while manning a cannon. [...
After completing training at various bases and trained on various planes, Gerald Auerbach was assigned to Kelly Field [...
Malcolm Ernest has traveled all over the world. He enjoyed Puerto Rico more than anything else. They have great bass...
Thomas Francis Schicker had his 19th birthday at Ulithi. He became friends with Leo Schmidtkin [Annotator's Note:...
Robert "Bob" Rickel does not recall the mission to Stuttgart [Annotator's Note: Stuttgart, Germany with the 524th...
Harold Baumgarten continues his description of American firepower [Annotator's Note: during the D-Day invasion of...
Frank Pomroy estimates that the Japanese battleship bombardment [Annotator's Note: on the Marine positions on...
Jones Quincy Adams, Jr. was sent to Santa Ana, California for classification [Annotator's Note: after completing pre-...
In addition to class learning, such as communication and radio navigation, Maynard David and the other cadets learned...
Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: a prisoner of war] was told to put on his clothes and was taken out of solitary [...
Raymond Cauble liked to the 17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber]. He had so many hours in...
The missions Theodore Theodore flew to Balikpapan, Borneo were "prime" experiences of the year he spent in the Pacific...
Chester Brewer went by train to Deopham Green, which was near his airbase [Annotator's Note: Royal Air Force Deopham...
Paul James Grubb was assigned to bombing runs over the Alps into France after a few days [Annotator's Note: he had...
Edward Field was a navigator and an officer but also enjoyed associating with enlisted men. He discovered that one of...
[Annotator's Note: James "Jim" Marshall served in the US Army Air Forces as a radio operator aboard Boeing B-29...
Teddy Kirkpatrick continues recounting several of the missions he flew as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying...
[Annotator's Note: There is a break in the video then the video starts while Alfred Pierse Murphy is mid-sentence.] He...
Marine Corps boot camp was hard, hard, and harder for Marion Meredith Beal. They would have unannounced D.I. [Annotator...
Robert Templet took his boot camp training in San Diego. The days started early for him. During his first week in...
Gordon Higgins describes basic training and the evaluations performed and placements made as well as the issuance of...
Robert Riddle went to San Pedro, California for boot camp. He was excited to see the ocean for the first time, and...
Boot camp was entirely foreign to Cyril de la Vergne. She had never seen so many dumb women in her life. They did not...
When John Laster got to Great Lakes, Illinois for boot training, he became a part of Company 1595, 36th Battalion, 23rd...
Bill Toledo saw his first combat on 1 November 1943. He landed on the island of Bougainville [Annotator's Note:...
Gerald Abbenhaus went overseas November 1944 [Annotator's Note: as an infantry officer in Company H, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
Sherwin Callander's voyage to Australia consisted of stops in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth. It was winter and the ship...
Andrew Kiniry reached Hohra and then entered into Buchenwald. The sights in the concentration camp were unbelievable....
Stanley James Thurston participated in the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp [Annotator's Note: Buchenwald...
Howard Chandler was marched out of Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp...
Benjamin Lesser knew that his sister, Lola, and her husband, Michael, had a hiding place under a dog house in the...
Roy Stewart went to Camp Pendleton [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, California...
John Kelley did not see any combat action until he was on Luzon [Annotator's Note: Luzon, Philippines]. He wore the...

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