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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...
In December 1944, Eduardo Alberto Peniche Carvajal was on R and R [Annotator's Note: rest and recuperation, or, rest...
James Bollich had no idea there was going to be a surrender. He knew the front lines kept falling back. When he was...
During the surrender, James Bollich destroyed his weapons and threw them into the water. When he was falling back, he...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
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 [...
When Robert Powers invaded Guam, he did not go in on one of the new amphibious tractors [Annotator's Note: Landing...
Francis Borrell found out Doolittle [Annotator's Note: USAAF then USAF General James Dolittle] wanted an airfield on...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Charles Davis then went to Kula Gulf. [Annotator's Note: The Battle of Kula Gulf took place in the early hours of 6...
Edward E. Boyles remembered that before they set off for Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, there was a big meeting...
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...
Vernon Brantley was in Aachen, Germany when the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
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...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
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...

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