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John Raaen saw a lot of smoke and heard a lot of noise from small arms fire from the right side. It was from WN70 which...
Eva Gross returned to Auschwitz as the war was nearing its end. Her mother was with her. Her mother was a very forward...
Jack Brukman realized that the big problem was that they were bombing from great heights and could not hit the target [...
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
William Harvey was called to active duty in April 1941. There was the 1st Division, 2nd Division and the 6th Division [...
Clayton Kelly Gross does not recall if the Messerschmitt he shot down off of the B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17...
Joseph Medicine Crow somehow enjoyed war. This is despite some opinions that war is terrible. War allowed him to commit...
Melvin Munch was introduced to the Navy in boot camp in San Diego. It was rough. Getting up early each morning to begin...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
George A. Sarosi, like everyone else in Hungary, had a dossier that contained general information such as his...
A call went out for volunteers and Battery H, 11th Marine Regiment sent five people to the front to help out. Three of...
Archie Maltbie’s first mission from England was against a French railroad bridge. Several pilots missed the bridge but...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams served in the Army as a paratrooper in Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
John A. Pogue was born in North Madison, Indiana in April 1921. He attended North Madison High School. He participated...
Eva Gross was born in December 1927 in Belahavo [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling], Czechoslovakia and grew up in...
Gerhard Franzky was a member of the 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg. Franzky was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1925....
Burton Johnson was born in Providence, Rhode Island in May 1920. His parents delivered groceries to families even...
Jack Brukman could not tell the war was coming to a close. The airplanes he serviced as a ground crewman had been...
James Weller picked the Army for enlistment because his father had served in World War I in a submarine. The submarine...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
Glenn Frazier was in the Philippines on 8 December 1941 when the war started. [Annotator's Note: The date difference is...
Robert Fisch was an inmate of Mauthausen which was the largest concentration camp built in Austria. That was done after...
In early January [Annotator's Note: January 1944] Allen Tillery went to Linda Vista where he boarded the USS Manila Bay...
After the shooting [Annotator's Note: white officers shooting black soldiers after fight in Louisiana], Joseph Hairston...
While Robert Max was on the Mauretania, zig zagging across the Atlantic, he knew there were German submarines in the...
From California they went to Kwajalein. There, Wendall Woodall tried to talk his radar operator into trying some...
The first chance William Lansford and the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion had [Annotator's Note: to fight the Japanese] was...
Allen Tillery left Tinian in late December 1944 and was sent to Guam. When he got there he was assigned to the Japanese...
Robert Fisch had contracted a fever. [Annotator's Note: He had been exposed to typhus at the Austrian border on his way...
John LeBure began working with the Higgins company while the 37 foot boats with a bow [Annotator’s Note: the Higgins...
George A. Sarosi was a freshman in medical school at the commencement of the Hungarian Revolution [Annotator's Note:...
Blanche Gangwere was 26 and over the minimum age of 24 when she joined the Red Cross [Annotator's Note: American Red...
Robert Fisch continued to have food consumption as a first priority following his father's reinterment. [Annotator's...

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