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Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
George Morgan told his parents about his wartime experiences. He told them about being wounded in the invasion of...
After Utah Beach had been somewhat secure, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: 87th Armored Field Artillery...
Dale Peterson felt the Okinawa campaign to be the most difficult. He was at battle stations 113 times. Fear of death...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
John Raaen and the men around him were ready to get on with the job that they were trained to do. They were tired of...
Charles Davis has many observations about the number 13, which he considers lucky nowadays. Davis described the evening...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Henry Malec brought Hermann Göring into a waiting room prior to some sort of interrogation [Annotator's Note: this was...
Charles Davis was a witness to everything that happened during the night of 13 November [Annotator's Note: 13 November...
Frank Fontana was part of a MASH [Annotator's Note: Mobile Army Surgical Hospital] unit. They put up a ward tent that...
Robert Curl liked serving in the Navy. The food was good and he enjoyed his time in service. There was one thing he...
While in the midst of being released from the hospital [Annotator's Note: Malec had been wounded by shrapnel and was...
Perry Garten flew a security mission with a colonel that ended up in China. It was an unexpected experience for Garten...
Robert Fisch became part of the Jewish men who were between 18 and 48 years of age who were called up to serve the...
Judith Baron was put into a barrack at Auschwitz. Every morning and evening they were made to go outside and stand in...
Ed Rendelman arrived in England after sailing from the United States in March 1944. The men knew there was a big build...
Stewart Bass participated in the sinking of the Japanese battleship Yamato on 7 April 1945. Weather conditions were not...