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[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard submarines. After the war he was...
For many years, Gerhard Franzky put the war in the back of his mind. He was more concerned with building a future. He...
Leo William Schmittgens remembered after all the firing ceased [Annotator's Note: after a firefight during the Battle...
Donald Long did not know what to make of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii. [Annotator's Note: The Japanese attack...
James Thomas Womack's ship [Annotator's Note: USS St. Louis (CL-49)] was on patrol duty until they were able to get...
Walter Broll became more cautious as a result of his experience at Bari, Italy with the German bomber attack on Allied...
Michael Linquata went to France from Dover, England on an English troopship. He saw the white cliffs of Dover. It was...
From Townsville, Australia, Robert Leese went to Port Moresby, New Guinea, which was still occupied in the north by the...
Archie Maltbie and his outfit [Annotator's Note: the 388th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group] began flying missions...
Norris Bucksell was in Italy during World War 2 as a litter-bearer in the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry...
George Rudloff saw a competition between the American and British soldiers. The territory of India belonged to the...
On 5 January 1945, Carl Beck and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
Being in charge of other people helped give Raymond Wells focus during combat and did not leave any time to be afraid....
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
Robert Fisch witnessed Jews working for the Germans while he was incarcerated. Those complicit kapos, as they were...
Bernard Marcus’ parents immigrated to the United States from Europe. His mother came from Poland when it was a part of...
Joseph Motil put the charge right against the door so it blew it in. There was a flame thrower operator with their unit...
In Room 28 of the Hamburg Barracks at Terezin, Ela Weissberger had three friends of the same last name, Hannah, Helga,...
Felix Polito participated in the Battle at Anzio. The 101st went in and had 165 men but only 5 or 6 survived. They were...
Allen Pedersen [Annotator's Note: as a member of the 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] left the Anzio Beachhead and...
Lester Hull does not recall when the German counterattack began. He remembers that while the battle lasted for six...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
John Pogue experienced his first combat in the Ardennes at an unknown location. He went in by glider. His glider and a...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
Peter Somogyi arrived in mid-afternoon in the cattle cars [Annotator's Note: after a horrible three day journey in a...
[Annotator's Note: Charlotte Weiss is a Czechoslovakian born Jew who survived incarceration in a number of...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was 15 years old when she and her family were taken by train from the Nowe Miasto Ghetto. They rode...
Robert Gorman left England by transiting through Wales. In Wales, the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Earl Williams recounts his experiences as an assistant crew chief assigned to a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17...
When Ela Weissberger arrived in Terezin on 12 February 1942, she found it "terrible." She had to walk about four...
Alois Kopp escaped from a sinking Hell Ship and swam to the beach on Burma only to be recaptured by the Japanese. The...
Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled...
Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...

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