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As Edward E. Boyles and his platoon [Annotator's Note: at the time, Boyles was serving as a platoon leader in Company B...
Nathan Taffel and his brother were forced by the Germans to leave their labor camp and begin a death march. The weather...
Mildred Aupied worked on three Liberty ships at Delta [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
When he finished administrative school in Denver, Colorado, Ben Epstein was shipped to Saint Louis, Missouri to a...
Gabriel Spinelli began his active duty in March 1943. His basic training took place in Sacramento at a facility that...
Harry Carlson finished his training in Great Bend, Kansas [Annotator's Note: Great Bend Army Air Field in Great Bend,...
Walter Halloran landed in a small English town with his company and their equipment in preparation for the invasion [...
Waldeman Czaban’s unit went to Kawaii, the Hawaiian Islands, and helped develop the fledgling base. The Seventh...
Howard Genrich had an accident while disassembling a .50 caliber machine gun. His finger was caught in the bolt and he...
When he was drafted, Weldon Fruge wasn't excited about leaving his home and family, but he traveled to Fort Knox,...
Right after Passover in 1944 [Annotator's Note: after 14 April 1944. The Germans occupied Hungary in March 1944.], Eva...
Russell Hoff found the food horrible in the Bad Orb POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp. The potatoes were...
The caravan of trucks that took Hugh Colbert and the men of the 106th Infantry Division to the front lines stretched as...
Seymour Mermelstein encountered civilians in some of the small towns they went through. [Annotator's Note: Mermelstein...
Gabriel Spinelli didn't go home immediately after the war's end but it wasn't long before he was shipped to India for a...
Before Elmo Espree got on the ship for deployment overseas, his group of black soldiers was lined up first on the...
Peter Somogyi met Dr. Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele, also known as the Angel of Death] while he was in...
Waldeman Czaban received his draft notice soon after he graduated high school in January 1943, and left home for boot...
Chafer Honea was in his senior year of high school and many people were being drafted. Students were allowed to...
Joseph Arbour went on an outfit ship with 20 other boys to meet up the USS Portland (CA-33). It took 13 days to finally...
Near Christmas of 1944, Thomas Ard Sylvest's unit [Annotator's Note: 302nd Fighter Control Squadron, 7th Fighter...
Obie Wickersham was born in March 1925 in Oklahoma. One of the legacies of his father's World War 1 service was...
Walter F. Ram grew up in Nogales, Arizona. His father lost his job during the Great Depression but managed to get small...
Joseph Conklin LaNier, II was born in Columbus, Mississippi on 25 March 1926. He personally adapted the spelling of his...
John S. Johnson was born in Midco, Missouri in December 1921 and grew up during the Great Depression. His father had to...
Leo Terrebonne was born in Westwego, Louisiana in 1923, the third of three children. Both of his parents were Cajuns. [...
Robert Hammond was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1926. His father was a postal worker and his mother a...
Peter Somogyi was born in Pécs, Hungary in April 1933. His father had a nice business. The family had a comfortable...
Rena Finder was born in February 1929 in Krakow, Poland, and considered her family rich because she always had new...
Kenneth Marshall was born in December 1926 in Grand Island, Nebraska, one of four siblings. His father, a hardworking...
Glenn Frazier was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama in 1924. He grew up during the Great Depression, but since his family...
Ray Marvin League was the second of twins born in November 1925. There were 11 boys in the family along with two girls...
Constance Negrotto was born on 8 August 1924 to Ralph and Inez Hinkel. When she was five years old, the family moved to...
Richard Ryan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in March 1921. His father worked for the Ford factory making...
Ela Weissberger, nee Stein, was born in June 1930 in the Lom by Most, Czechoslovakia. Both her parents were Jewish and...
Herbert Nelson Fontenot was born in April 1927 in Fenton, Louisiana. His father died when Fontenot was only 11 years...

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