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...
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...
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
[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...
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...
Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled...
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...
Lewis Thomas Easterling remarked that his fighter group [Annotator's Note: 365th Fighter Squadron, 358th Fighter Group...
When Louis Smith's transport ship [Annotator's Note: USS Knox (APA-46)] arrived, among a mass of other ships, at Iwo...
It was a month or more before Robert Heller became the pilot of a new crew. As new personnel came in, especially top...
For the remainder of the war, Gordon Higgins drove a jeep between the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden finally got...
William Albright was a ball turret gunner [Annotator's Note: on Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber number 42-...
James McDermott was not in England as early as the 305th Bombardment Group was. They had sent 16 planes on the...
On the mission to bomb Manila, Herbert Gross' B-24 Liberator [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...

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