Experience behind enemy lines

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Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
William Blanckenburg was met by a lieutenant colonel who knew that Blanckenburg was married and was an older fellow....
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served as a TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13),...
After missions they [Annotator's Note: Hewitt Brian Gomez and his fellow crewmen] would have a debriefing about the...
Gerry Jones and his scout partner, Mack [Annotator's Note: unable to verify identity], were out on a patrol mission on...
Next, Leo V. Strausbaugh's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 6th Ranger Battalion] joined the rest of his battalion at...
His expertise was not required for the invasion of Normandy [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
In early June [Annotator's Note: June 1944] Edward Driscoll's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Franklin (CV-13)] was held in...
In February 1945, Salvador Guercia's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Sandoval (APA-194)] transported Marines to Saipan [...
The engines of the USS Perch (SS-176) were put back together, and Robert Lents said that the morning after the attack...
Lawrence J. Delaune, Sr. arrived at Lingayen Gulf off of Luzon [Annotator's Note: Luzon, Philippines] on 11 January...
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
When the New Year [Annotator's Note: 1945] came, Robert Snyder's 67th Armored Regiment [Annotator's Note: Snyder was a...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot in Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in combat...
[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
John Alison's departure from Burma occurred when he was behind enemy lines. He left in a damaged RAF [Annotator's Note...
Robert Leese was based on New Guinea [Annotator's Note: with the 822nd Bombardment Squadron, 38th Bombardment Group,...
From Townsville, Australia, Robert Leese went to Port Moresby, New Guinea, which was still occupied in the north by the...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
Recalling some of the highlights of his experiences, Harold Shook said it didn't look like the Luftwaffe [Annotator's...
Alfred A. Johnson, Jr. was loaded into a ship at Naples [Annotator's Note: Naples, Italy] before the invasion at Anzio...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
Monty Joe Boitnott was on tour [Annotators Note: on an overseas tour of duty] for 16 months. The only member of...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...
After finishing his training, Donald Scott was put on a troop ship to the 8th Air Force field in Knettishall, England...
After graduating from advanced training, Second Lieutenant Eugene Vaadi was assigned to the 385th Bombardment Group...
In May 1944, Walter Henry Barton's regiment [Annotator's Note: Barton was a member of Cannon Company, 361st Infantry...
Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled...
Bryan Compton and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 120th Medical Battalion, 45th Infantry Division] attacked the...
On arriving in Bombay, India [Annotator's Note: now Mumbai, India], Edward Denzler's group was taken to an airport...
Paul Lefever related in depth his mission to destroy a well protected V-2 rocket manufacturing site in Stettin [...
Lincoln Piazzo was recommended for the Medal of Honor for a mission over the most highly fortified area of the Pacific...

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