Experience behind enemy lines

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Unbeknownst to Hugh Colbert and most of the men in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, the German advance had completely cut...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...
Robert Swift was captured toward the end of the war. They had been advancing rapidly through Germany and were trying to...
After exiting the beach at Normandy, John Raaen and his men followed the hedgerows in case they would be fired upon....
William Blanckenburg wrote a book called Private Blanckenburg Goes to War. During his combat experience they had a long...
The men of the 506th [Annotator's Note: 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division] were sent to...
Thomas Amico's vessel [Annotator's Note: PT-155, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 9 (MTBRon 9)] was moving "up the line" all...
Byron Othello Wilkins and other POWs worked in a nearby town called Euskirchen. They unloaded boxcars and one man found...
Paul Pizzolongo was a medic in the medical detachment of Battery B, 991st Field Artillery Battalion, 258th Field...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal joined Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division as an...
[Annotators note: Charles Coolidge starts this segment in the middle of conversation as the camera started recording...
When Wesley Trindal joined his unit on the front lines as a replacement he did not see many people who were not also...
When Sterling Mace experienced a mortar barrage and machine gun fire on Okinawa, he noticed an unoccupied jeep. He took...
Going east to Auschwitz, Treblinka, Sobibor, Maidanek, or Belzec, Alexander White said, meant going to the gas chambers...
James Livaudais toured the third floor of the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion of The National WWII Museum with multiple...
A soldier fighting against Nazi troops. First official caption: "Master Caption 31133-36. While digging in on front-...
American and French soldiers respond to German enemy fire. Official caption: "[Illegible] Credit...U.S. Army Signal...
Photograph. Photograph of an illustration of American soldiers crossing ice floes as they search for German strongholds...
American soldiers move carefully along a rural road. Official caption: "ETO-HQ-44-8116-Ryan-6-21 July. Credit...Signal...
Photograph. Photograph of an illustration of American soldiers searching for Germans hidden in the hills in Greenland....
Photograph. Officers of the 7th Infantry Regiment passing out snow camouflage capes to men on patrol. Official caption...
Photograph. A United States Army unit advancing through a bombed-out European city. Location unknown. No date
Photograph. A United States Army unit advancing through a bombed-out European city. Personal caption on reverse: "...
60.Photograph. 'MM-5-44-51'; 'Sig Corps Radio Photo-1-23-44. Italy! British patrol checks a suspicious building for...
Photograph. German road sign that reads "Betrewugsdienst des Heeres”[Support Service of the Army]." Location unknown....
Photograph. German soldiers carrying a wounded man on sheet over snow-covered ground. Official caption on front: "...
Photograph. Double image of Holdridge with three other US soldiers holding up a Nazi flag. Probably Germany. No date
Photograph. Infantrymen of the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment walking down a city street, their rifles are slung...
Photograph. Infantrymen of the 7th Infantry Regiment boarding assault boats on the bank of the Rhine; military vehicles...
Photograph. Two assault boats filled with infantrymen of the 7th Infantry Regiment crossing the Rhine; two empty...
Photograph. Two assault boats filled with infantrymen of the 7th Infantry Regiment pushing off the bank of the Rhine....
Photograph. Three infantrymen of the 30th Infantry Regiment occupying a pillbox; two of the men are standing an talking...
Photograph. Large opening in a wall of a stone building, the rooftops of other buildings can be seen in the background...
Photograph. Soldier stands in snow before side of building with the following etched into it: "Fuhrer befiehl wir...
Photograph. Soldier stands in snow before side of building with the following etched into it: "Fuhrer befiehl wir...
Photograph. Four servicemen aboard a ship celebrating a victory against the Japanese. Caption stamped in black ink at...

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