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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...
Simon Braitman was in the Army in Dachau, Germany. He knew he had an uncle in the same situation as him. He was going...
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...
Judith Altmann arrived [Annotator's Note: Altmann arrived by rail car] at an unknown location and was greeted by men in...
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...
Howard Chandler arrived at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp complex in...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte was a Latvian prisoner in a labor camp in the Soviet Union after World War 2.] There...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a person off-camera answers a lot of the interviewer's questions or gives...
The first rounds of artillery fire are often shot way over where you think the troops are and then you fire back to...
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]...
Harold Lightell moved into Germany after progressing through France with the 79th Infantry Division. Lightell could...
Jack Carver moved into Germany and crossed the Rhine River. Most of the bridges into Germany had been destroyed but one...
Samuel Lombardo and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division] experienced light...
Harvey Segal knew nothing of the concentration camps before he entered Germany. When he and his battalion [Annotator's...
[Annotator's Note: Glynn G. Raby, Jr. was with Company H, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division...
Robert G. Frey crossed the Rhine River in March [Annotator's Note: March 1945]. The Air Force had taken out most of the...
Whenever the 939th Field Artillery Unit [Annotator's Note: 939th Field Artillery Battalion] moved, Chafer Honea and C...
The assault of Attu went well as Stanley Wolczyk landed at Massacre Bay. It was unopposed on the beach. They went over...
Prior to becoming the postmaster, Walter Bowsher had manned three inch antiaircraft guns. He was familiar with those...
Joseph Hochadel and his squad started down the road and a German tank began to shell them. It was traumatic and they...
Edgar R. "Ross" Forman's unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 319th Engineer Combat Battalion, 94th Infantry Division in...
Richard O. "Otto" Bertz when through the backstreets of Paris [Annotator's Note: Paris, France] on a truck. It was...
While heading to the invasion of Iwo Jima, Richard Nummer's convoy of ships was joined by numerous ships at Saipan....
Norman Hatch [Annotator's Note: a photographer in the 2nd Marine Division] was stationed in New Zealand. They portioned...
After Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan], Arthur Lee was sent to Seoul, Korea, where the American mission was...
When the overhaul on the USS Hutchins (DD-746) was complete, Mark Brannon took off for its next assignment, operating...
On Leyte in the Philippines, Arthur Lee, along with a major, served as liaison for the XXIV Corp with the 32nd Infantry...
John Curtis Spencer said the USS Maryland (BB-46) was inboard of the USS Oklahoma (BB-37), and because the Oklahoma...

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