Experience behind enemy lines

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Zawada realized the mission was a failure when they were under tank fire outside of Hammelburg and when he drove the...
Freddie Ohr went from Corsica Italy to Medina, Italy. They flew out of there on a short steel runway. They flew all of...
Zawada tried to run when he got hit, but he no idea how badly injured he was [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg...
Zawada was trying to figure out what he was going to do [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg raid as a member of...
Myers was discharged from the Navy as a Seamen Last-Class [Annotator's Note: either apprentice seaman or seaman 2nd...
Theodore Finkbeiner shipped out of Cape Cod aboard the USS George Washington [Annotators Note: SS George Washington] in...
Clinton Gardner learned in May 1944 that he and other officers would be sent to a special camp to learn the details of...
Onesi recalls the aircraft flying in a very tight V formation to protect each other. They bombed their targets during...
Mancel Kirk was selected to go on a 10 man patrol to snatch a prisoner. They passed through the German lines and made...
Instead of heading into the mountains, the Chinese man took them to Canton. They spent several days in Canton. After...
Currey recalled combat along the Siegfried line as being like combat anywhere. They are shooting at you and you are...
They thought they were going to head back to the United States. They practiced close order drill. On the 16th of...
John Weinart notes that three months after he got to Europe there were only ten of them left. Many were killed, injured...
McKee relates the story of how his new crew lost their original Navigator and Bombardier when they bailed out of their...
Malarkey's group did not have pathfinders to identify the drop zone. Their pathfinders had gone down in the channel [...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
The 100th Battalion joined the 442nd in Italy and was their first battalion. After the battle of Bruyeres, they took...
McKee slept in the Frenchman's hayloft over night and suffered from his wounded back [Annotator’s Note: after bailing...
Alexander Jefferson’s plane name was “Bubble Blue Subsoil” [Annotator’s Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
[Annotators Note: Richard Cole served in the USAAF as a pilot flying B-25 Mitchell medium with the 17th Bombardment...
Lyle Bouck did not meet many civilians in Belgium. Someone higher up had gone through the towns and villages and...
There had been numerous plans for the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] but none came about until the...
The mountain was at the opening of a valley. It was an important valley because of troop movements and positioning. The...
After the war started their NCO [Annotator's Note: non- commissioned officer] went to Pan Am station and brought back...
With all of the different kinds of huts that the Filipinos used they mainly used armor-piercing ammunition because...
Afterwards, Paluch saw Peiper [Annotator's Note: Jochen Peiper, field officer in the Waffen-SS and personal adjutant to...
The GI that helped Currey with the bazooka was Adam Lucero.Currey recalled the events of the actions that lead to him...
In Africa they were out in the desert were the French Foreign Legion was training and were headquartered. They worked...
It was surprising to Baynham when his parachute opened. He could see a power line that he was being blown toward. He...
Baum's combat command was a reserve command and the 1st 1 into the area at the front of the division. They came under a...
John Weinart notes that the Virgin Mary prayer card experience is in the book that he wrote. The Bronze Star that...
When Richard Candelaria returned to base he did rolls to signify his victories. The crew chiefs could tell that the...
McKee and Whitsell were moved to a woman's home until arrangements were made to travel to Paris via train. He was...
Off in the distance they could hear dogs barking. They knew that they were being searched for. They were sitting around...

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