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Daniel Szafran had only one friend killed in an offensive. [Annotator's Note: There is a break in the tape then starts...
Benigno Martinez's wounded battalion commander, Colonel Tillman Boyd, was well respected. He received the Silver Star....
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
Archibald Higgins was in the Palau Islands with the mission of keeping those islands neutralized and flying missions to...
On 11 September 2001, Norman Mineta was having breakfast with the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium who was also that...
Palermo, Messina and Sicily [Annotator's Note: all in Italy] were very severe targets for Jack Buckner due to the...
Jack Rolfson had a roommate who would find coal to warm their pot belly stove. He was a mathematician and was always...
Edwin Henlebin described the beachhead as glutted with supplies. The problem was getting the material from the beach to...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) joined other American, British, Dutch and Australian [Annotator's Note: also...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
John Angier first met his crew in the spring of 1944 and then went overseas in a brand-new, shiny, silver B-17 [...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tillman (DD-641)] were attacked in Bizerte by dive bombers. There were...
Theodore Wessen and the USS Pirate (AM-275) went to Guam after that island had been recaptured by the United States....
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
Having participated in several amphibious landings as a combat swimmer, Robert Judd discusses that after their initial...
Samuel Malta and the men in combat were just kids who were 18 or 19 years old. The combat troops felt they were...
Admiral Mitscher [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher] was aboard Warren Nolan's ship [...
John Raaen woke up the next morning [Annotator's Note: the morning of 7 June 1944 following the D-Day invasion the...
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
Henry A. Tacket was aboard the USS Heermann (DD-532) during the Battle off Samar. Battle damage examination afterward...
Edward Stone realized that the United States was not prepared for war when the attack on Pearl Harbor happened. He saw...
Leo William Schmittgens remembered after all the firing ceased [Annotator's Note: after a firefight during the Battle...
Donald Long did not know what to make of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii. [Annotator's Note: The Japanese attack...
Michael Linquata went to France from Dover, England on an English troopship. He saw the white cliffs of Dover. It was...
From Townsville, Australia, Robert Leese went to Port Moresby, New Guinea, which was still occupied in the north by the...
As a member of a new P-47 [Annotator's Note: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter aircraft] fighter group [Annotator's...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
Joseph Haines was not worried about going overseas. Everything was new to him and he got to see things he had never...
The Hurtgen Forest was thick so they [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] didn...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
On 5 January 1945, Carl Beck and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wake Island continued to be bombed daily by the Japanese after the enemy ships had...
Allen Pedersen and his company [Annotator's Note: 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] were recovering American tanks and...

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