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During the surrender, James Bollich destroyed his weapons and threw them into the water. When he was falling back, he...
Henry James Bird [Annotator's Note: assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division of...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Roy H. Matsumoto used his carbine [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic carbine] to drive back the enemy on...
While in Germany, Byron Herbert Meader and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 271st Infantry Regiment,...
Nicholas John Compagno and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 36th Engineer Combat...
Harold Hauberg [Annotator's Note: with Company D, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division] landed...
In December 1944, Marvin Sussman [Annotator's Note: with Troop A, 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron] was on the right...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
Sometimes it is hard to remember and sometimes it is good to forget some of the things that happened in those days....
Edward Shames participated in the battle of Carentan [Annotator's Note: 10 to 14 June 1944]. Shames says that the...
Peter Newberg saw a blonde man close to him and it turned out to be his friend. He was an electrician 3rd Class on the...
Otis Kight participated in the Battle of Coral Sea [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Coral Sea, 4 to 8 May 1942]. Few...
In August 1942, Bill Norberg knew that the Marines had landed on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon...
[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...
Shortly after arriving in Marseilles [Annotator's Note: Marseilles, France] with his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st...
Kenneth E. Stevens was on watch [Annotator's Note: with Company E, 1st Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine...
Francis Borrell found out Doolittle [Annotator's Note: USAAF then USAF General James Dolittle] wanted an airfield on...
On D plus 2 [Annotator's Note: two days after landing day], they [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
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...
Harold G. Cowart trained on an M1 rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic rifle, also known as the M1...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Jack Taylor participated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. His air group from the USS Essex (CV-9) was tasked with attacking...
Robert Bassemir fought in a big battle at mountain town called Lucherberg [Annotator's Note: Lucherberg, Germany with...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
While in Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii] after the battle [Annotator's Note: [Annotator’s Note:...
Otis Kight's squadron, VF-42 [Annotator's Note: Fighting Squadron 42 (VF-42), USS Yorktown (CV-5)] had the bulk of the...
While working in the photo lab [Annotator's Note: aboard the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-5)], William Roy had no...
Leon Williamson believed the PBYs [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat] did a good job locating the...
Bill Norberg [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6)] was glad to see the Yorktown [Annotator's Note: USS...
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...

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