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Charles Davis then went to Kula Gulf. [Annotator's Note: The Battle of Kula Gulf took place in the early hours of 6...
Jack Taylor participated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. His air group from the USS Essex (CV-9) was tasked with attacking...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
J. W. Childs was at the Battle of Midway, but remembers nothing in particular about the event. The USS Worden (DD-352)...
Melvin Munch stopped at Guam en route to Okinawa. He was concerned about the requirements of going into a war zone. He...
The Japanese had done a real job of planting all kinds of explosives [Annotator's Note: on Peleliu]. Arthur Jackson...
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Harry Bell served in Company F, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division] as a mortar gunner...
[Annotator's Note: Elmer Knudsen served in the Army as a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment,...
Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Peter Harry fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Snow and winter began to set in and then the Battle of the Bulge began....
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
[Annotator's Note: Francis Hurd served as a truck driver in Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion. He saw action...
Carl Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany]. He was only there...
Walter Nelson loved the airplane he flew in [Annotators Note: TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bombers]. It was slow but...
[Annotator's Note: George Griffenhagen served in the Army as a combat engineer first in Company E, 20th Engineer...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
The strike groups began hitting Guam and Saipan on the 12th [Annotator's Note: 12 June 1944] in preparation for the...
Frank Pomroy arrived on Guadalcanal from New Caledonia after being left aboard the troopship George F. Elliot [...
The next morning, Jack Yusen was heading down to get some food when the call to battle stations came over the intercom...
Henry A. Tacket was aboard the USS Heermann (DD-532) when the invasion of the Philippines started. The initial landings...
John Caponigro feels that the personnel who take part in war are the best human beings you can be with. There is...
After 30 days at home, Walter Ehlers returned to his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry...
Frank Hartzell and his battalion [Annotator's Note: Hartzell was a member of Company B, 21st Armored Infantry Battalion...
Arthur Jackson had been influenced by Marine pilots and wanted to fly. At the recruiting office he took the aviation...
Benjamin Carson was born in February 1923 on a farm in Ottawa Township, Minnesota. Shortly afterward, his family moved...
Charles Littig was selected for PT school following his graduation in December 1942 as a Navy midshipman at...
Jake Ussery enlisted in Monroe, Louisiana. He was in the Navy but lived in a barracks in Monroe. He trained in a small...
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
They had never seen rockets before they were attacked with them one day. A rocket hit Vincent Pale's B-24 [Annotator's...

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