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[Annotator's Note: Robert Rosendahl served in the USAAF as an aircraft mechanic with the 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th...
Alois Kopp was in the water for nine hours before being picked up by Japanese [Annotator’s Note: After his ship, the...
Robert Fulton and eight survivors of the USS Houston (CA-30) swam to Java after they abandoned ship and were captured...
[Annotator's Note: Emil Schoonejans served in the Navy aboard the submarine USS Burrfish (SS-312) and was rated a...
One of the chiefs saw Jack Yusen again at the opening of the Taffy 3 memorial and asked Yusen if he remembered him....
William Laubner was assigned to fly overhead cover on a mission near Berlin, Germany. The other portion of the fighter...
Frank Mancuso crossed the Volturno River prior to Monte Cassino. His unit gathered in a courtyard to refuel their...
Michael Mervosh kept his binoculars in his pack the rest of the battle and he is thankful that he did. About a week...
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...
In addition to class learning, such as communication and radio navigation, Maynard David and the other cadets learned...
Teddy Kirkpatrick continues recounting several of the missions he flew as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying...
Robert Templet took his boot camp training in San Diego. The days started early for him. During his first week in...
Robert Riddle went to San Pedro, California for boot camp. He was excited to see the ocean for the first time, and...
[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...
Benjamin Lesser knew that his sister, Lola, and her husband, Michael, had a hiding place under a dog house in the...
Recalling his experiences on Cape Gloucester, Joe Clapper said the combat portion was very light. It was the easiest...
Joe Clapper's unit [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] landed on...
Robert Whitcomb was put in a compound with Polish prisoners who had been there for six years [Annotator's Note: at...
John Angier had been shot down over Cologne, Germany, nearly beaten to death by civilians and saved from them by German...
The lieutenant asked John M. Roberts what he thought they should do and Roberts suggested that they surrender since...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
[Annotator's Note: William G. Roy served in the Navy as a Photographer's Mate 2nd Class aboard the aircraft carrier USS...
[Annotator's Note: Henry Bourgeois served in the USMC as a pilot flying Vought F4U Corsair fighter aircraft with Marine...
Joseph Simpson joined the 84th Infantry Division in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in Company C,...
Stanley Wolczyk was under fire three times during the campaign to recapture Attu from the Japanese. It was during the...
William Greer saw combat and was wounded in Normandy, France shortly after troops exited Utah Beach. His squad leader...
Julian Siebert went straight from England to France. Within two days, he was on the front in November 1944. Siebert was...
Francis Hurd's engineering unit [Annotator's Note: the 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] built a number of Bailey...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Francis Dymnicki does not remember his first mission. He flew missions over France in preparation for D-Day [Annotator'...
While Sterling Mace was positioned north on Okinawa, he would look south and see what appeared to be, and sounded like...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
Elisabeth Bolster and her husband left Bremerhaven for America. There were four tier bunk beds on the ship. There were...
Vernon Alexander and the 103rd Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Alexander was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion...

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