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Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
[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,...
Joseph Medicine Crow somehow enjoyed war. This is despite some opinions that war is terrible. War allowed him to commit...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
A call went out for volunteers and Battery H, 11th Marine Regiment sent five people to the front to help out. Three of...
After leaving China, John Alison returned to the United States where he was to take command of a wing of P-38s [...
The Weser River is between the Rhine and Elbe Rivers. While advancing toward Berlin, Guy Leefe, Jr. and the rest of the...
Joseph Medicine Crow had a grandfather named White Man Runs Him. That grandfather was actually the brother of Medicine...
As soon as the artillery rounds got close, Charles Murray could not call in corrections because the batteries in his...
Louis Conter was located between the USS Arizona (BB-39)'s turrets three and four during the attack. With the terrible...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in Company K...
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...
Lucien Laborde was a regimental adjutant in the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division when he landed in...
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...
While flying hs last patrol on the Weser River one day, Guy Leefe, Jr. had an experience that made him realize how...
[Annotator's Note: Elmo Bell served in the Army as a sergeant in Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry...
Charles Murray captured about ten German soldiers then continued on, allowing his men to collect the prisoners [...
Van Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France. He was a platoon leader and had been promoted...
Carl Peterson landed on Omaha beach with the 26th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Murray served as a platoon commander, then company commander, in Company C, 1st Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Gerhard Franzky served in the Waffen SS as a communications officer in Headquarters, 22nd Regiment,...
The night that they arrived in Reipertswiller, Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. was told to take some men and go back into the...
[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
Charles Murray was told that a new unit was going to replace theirs after dark. They were spread out. Murray had 20 men...
While in combat in the Normandy's hedgerow country, an entire patrol from John Witmeyer's unit was killed by a German...
Donald Hoff was regularly assigned to fly with Ensign Stone. Hoff was used to flying with him and felt like they were a...
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...
When Charles Murray got to the top of the hill [Annotator's Note: Hill 516 near Kaysersberg, France] he told everybody...
They [Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher and his rear seat gunner George Fergusson] were taken to a sick bay in the bow [...

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