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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...
Lloyd Dendy and another man were on the side of a bomb crater and got blown out of their foxhole. They both vibrated...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
As time went by, Thomas Crosby and his family had to assimilate to the changes going on in the internment camp [...
Joseph Hochadel was in combat shortly after patching up the chaplain. Hochadel recalls getting a call about some...
Walter Bowsher made two separate cemeteries because he had to bury Russians. [Annotator's Note: Bowsher was assigned to...
Henry Langrehr was told about the D-Day [Annotator's Note: Allied invasionm of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944] plans....
[Annotator's Note: Robert Lowe and men from his outfit, a detachment of the US Marine Corps' 1st Defense Battlion, were...
Out of 35 missions, Maurice Hackler only had one mission he considered a close call. He was flying deputy, watching the...
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...
Howard Ricks had several close calls during the Battle of Iwo Jima. A friend was hit by artillery fire and Ricks...
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'...
When Walter Bowsher was at the Post Exchange at San Diego, he found out about a cruel Japanese interpreter being...
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...
Jules Levin's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 41st Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division] was assigned another...
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...
Melvin L. Baker was born in November 1919 in Marysville which is near his current home in Summerdale, Pennsylvania. He...
After landing in LeHarvre, France, Royce Jarrell got his introduction to combat at Saarlautern, Germany. By then he was...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Russell Clark and Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
Charles Coolidge left Camp Edwards near Boston to go to New York before going overseas. He was at sea for 13 days then...

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