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On the morning of 7 December 1941, Roy Boreen enjoyed an early breakfast of pancakes. After breakfast, he went to the...
Moses Hogan was on the USS Montgomery (DD-121) when Pearl Harbor was attacked. As one of three stewards, he cooked and...
Earl Williams was a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] assistant crew chief flying with...
Donald Stratton recalls that none of the men were sleeping [Annotator's Note: when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...
For the year prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the attack was on Sunday, 7 December 1941], James...
Donald Long completed his radio training at Alameda and was transferred by ship to Pearl Harbor as part of VP-12 [...
Louis Conter started 7 December 1941 aboard USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor. It was his practice to substitute for...
Robert Templet believes that there was a lack of preparation for an enemy attack at Pearl Harbor during the weeks...
Donald Hoff's plane was not bothered [Annotator's Note: by Japanese fighters during the second strike of the Battle of...
The platoon leader, company commander, and the battalion weapons officer approached Arthur Jackson [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Eva Gross reached the place of selection at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: she had just completed a terrible three day...
Upon entry into Auschwitz, Benjamin Lesser was told to go to a bathhouse and get undressed. Next, his hair was to be...
Judith Baron lived in a long barrack at Auschwitz. There was a stove in the middle that may have been intended to warm...
Judith Meisel was taken by train to Auschwitz. They were loaded into a car with others who were already there. Feces...
While he was in Australia, Nathan Taffel communicated with a brother-in-law in Chicago. He had survived the ghetto but...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
The name of Wendall Woodall's B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] was City of...
David Oreck enlisted in the US Army Air Forces in 1942 after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He wanted to fly in the Air...
Sterling Mace and the Marines on Ngesebus Island were told that they were headed back to Pavuvu. They were allowed to...
Douglas Harper remembers everyone starting to talk about going home [Annotator's Note: after the war in the Pacific...
Jack Houston and a buddy who had been cut by a bayonet stayed in their hole for a while. Houston had a buddy named Joe...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Moran several follow-up questions]. Moran was born in September 1925 and...
When John Moran was in Belgium during the Battle of Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
Claude Shannahan's worst memories from Guadalcanal were largely from Bloody Ridge. With the Japanese approaching from...
Glen Jostad bailed out of his damaged Boeing B-17 heavy bomber and had a German fighter pass twice around him with the...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
George Linker was in his foxhole when he saw three bullets hit right beside him [Annotator's Note: Linker simulates the...
Kenneth Killilea was climbing up a mountain on Saipan when he and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd...
Joseph Pocoroba’s unit [Annotator's Note: Troop E, 117th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mecz)] was sent to reinforce...
Robert Walter was born in 1922 in Seneca County, Ohio. His young years prior to entering the service were spent within...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Edward Shames participated in the battle of Carentan [Annotator's Note: 10 to 14 June 1944]. Shames says that the...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison served in the USMC as a mortar man in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] Edson [...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...

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