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[Annotator's Note: Curt Simmons served in the Navy in the Armed Guard as a gunner aboard merchant ships in the North...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
After leaving China, John Alison returned to the United States where he was to take command of a wing of P-38s [...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Their [Annotator's Note: the 92nd Bombardment Group] first mission was in September [Annotator's Note: September 1942]...
[Annotator's Note: Billy Grieves served in the Navy aboard the submarine USS Thresher (SS-200).] The islands [Annotator...
The first mission during which Clayton Kelly Gross shot down an enemy plane was when he was flying with Billy D. Harris...
From California they went to Kwajalein. There, Wendall Woodall tried to talk his radar operator into trying some...
Jack Glass believes that good commanders made the USS Enterprise (CV-6) such a good ship. There was hardly anyone in...
[Annotator's Note: Gerhard Franzky served in the Waffen SS as a communications officer in Headquarters, 22nd Regiment,...
[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
While in combat in the Normandy's hedgerow country, an entire patrol from John Witmeyer's unit was killed by a German...
When Jack Houston arrived off Okinawa he was not as afraid as he should have been. In the hours before they left the...
Peter Harry went to Berlin, Germany after the war ended. He was again driving a jeep for officers. Harry saw many...
They [Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher and his rear seat gunner George Fergusson] were taken to a sick bay in the bow [...
James Kemp McLaughlin does not recall the modified B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] YB...
While John Witmeyer and his fellow soldiers waited aboard ship to land at Utah Beach on D Day, they did not know that...
James White was a 60mm mortar man, but artillery fire took out two machine gunners. White became a machine gunner as a...
When Richard Scheerer was hit he had shell fragments in the heart sack and his left lung. They were in the hedgerows at...