Experience behind enemy lines

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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...
[Annotator’s Note: James Carrington enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1939 and spent two years in China...
When Loevsky opened the nose turret to free the bombardier, the bombardier attempted to put on his shoes; according to...
Theodore Finkbeiner went on a patrol to snatch a prisoner one night and came to a bridge that had been blown out. They...
After going past the site of the Malmedy Massacre, they kept going and their next major battle was in a town called...
William Disanza was happy to straighten the propeller issue out and get a new one back on. That was an experience they...
The first person Lynn Compton met up with after the jump into Normandy was Winters [Annotators Note: Richard Winters]....
Thatcher was able to get his tool kit from the plane. Later in the morning there was a Chinese underground member who...
Ardell Bollinger learned about his mission to France the night before 23 September. [Annotator’s Note: Bollinger is...
John Weinart could only stay scared for so long. He did his best to maintain his excitement and adrenaline. There was a...
Galloway was able to write back home which was nice. Galloway's parents found out that he was in a POW camp because of...
Richard Candelaria waited until dark then took off. He was armed with a .45 pistol that he tied around his neck to keep...
The Germans had diverted two divisions to deal with this salient in their rear echelon. They did not know what these...
They were warned by the American attaché to not attempt an escape from the jail [Annotator’s Note: in Spain] as he...
One could fire automatically from the hip. The M-1 could get muddy, wet, and whatever else and it would fire. The...
James Carrington's war started on 7 December 1941. He was a prisoner for two years. On 3 February 1945 he moved into...
James Smith almost starved to death with only three days rations on his back. They were not organic to the 1st Marine...
On trip after the winter weather started to move in, they were briefed to a 50 knot head wind. They were in formation....
Loevsky was taken to a German headquarters and was marched through the streets of Berlin past angry crowds. He could...
The 2nd Division took Leipzig, Germany. It was heavily fortified. In Leipzig they found doorways and stairways that led...
[Annotators Note: William DiSanza served in the army and was assigned to the Office of Strategic Services, or OSS, and...
Lynn Compton remembers going through Carentan without any resistance. When the bullets started coming the men were...
Ardell Bollinger did not learn the names of the people who helped him or where he stayed because Bollinger thought he...
They were supposed to leave around 4 p.m., but they were delayed because the area around Schweinheim had not been...
John Weinart notes that the previous story was probably the closest he ever got to being killed. It was not an unusual...
The Preparations for Overseas Movement [Annotator's Note: POM] he doesn't remember a lot of. He remembered having to...
Richard Candelaria went down the hill to a couple of cabins. He did not see anyone near the first one. When he went to...
That night they ran out of trees [Annotator’s Note: after escaping a German prisoner of war camp and looking for...

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