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Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
That afternoon, Clayton Fisher and his squadron [Annotator's Note: Bombing Squadron 8 (VB-8)] were launched again to...
Only one of Robert Huber's friends was wounded during the war. He did not know the sergeant who was killed. The one who...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotator's Note: Captain Trewick (unsure of spelling) was the chief medical...
On 26 December [Annotator's Note: 26 December 1944], Frank Maresca and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
Joseph Hochadel was in combat shortly after patching up the chaplain. Hochadel recalls getting a call about some...
Darold Rice reached the peak of Hill 122 and had gone to ground to wait for further orders. While lying there, a German...
George Peto and the men of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines had a few days of rest and got new guns then moved out...
Walter Halloran was often in combat. During the Battle of the Bulge, he was with an outfit trying to recapture a town...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...
George Spera first saw combat in September 1944. He was scared to death. Nobody had previous combat experience...
Joseph Simpson joined the 84th Infantry Division in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in Company C,...
Stanley Wolczyk was under fire three times during the campaign to recapture Attu from the Japanese. It was during the...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
Oran Harris maintains that after having walked for 67 days, 2,000 people from the Bataan Death March were transferred...
William Greer saw combat and was wounded in Normandy, France shortly after troops exited Utah Beach. His squad leader...
Dominick Sgobbo walked 200 miles with Patton's [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton] forces...
Anthony Varuso thought highly of the natives on the island of New Guinea. Even though their clothing was minimal, they...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
Edwin Knight was in the Philippines when fighting began to subside. The priority for logistical support was redirected...
Francis Dymnicki would wake up very early in the morning to prepare for a bombing mission. Daylight hours in England...
Julian Siebert went straight from England to France. Within two days, he was on the front in November 1944. Siebert was...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Charles Coolidge left Camp Edwards near Boston to go to New York before going overseas. He was at sea for 13 days then...
After parachuting into France and landing in trees in the mountains, Melvin Dahlberg and other paratroopers from the...
Bryan’s preference for aircraft depended on where he was. The P-47 was a great aircraft at low level. The P-51 was a...
After a brief time at an aid station, Michael Linquata was assigned to the 2nd Platoon, D Company, 134th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
Ira Schilling killed a Japanese soldier on Guadalcanal with a shotgun. In the morning, before the Marines moved out...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
George Linker entered Manila as part of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a private first class in the infantry. He...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin "R.V." Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in...
Joe Clapper was in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
After Ira Schilling and Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment hit the beach at Tarawa, Company L split up and...

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