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Joseph Pocoroba’s unit [Annotator's Note: Troop E, 117th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mecz)] was sent to reinforce...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
At the time, Roger Bowers had never considered the idea of being captured. On 16 December 1944, right after daybreak,...
John Angier's 33rd mission was to Cologne, Germany which should have been a relatively short mission. They were hit...
Landing on Iwo Jima was not much different to Michael Mervosh and his men than some of their other amphibious landings...
[Annotator's Note: Warren Schmitt served in the US Army Air Forces as a gunner on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
Clem Thrift's last combat assignment was off of Borneo. There was concern because Japanese soldiers were swimming out...
Angelo Ciotta was shot in the leg and evacuated to an Army hospital in Guam. He spent ten days there and then went to...
Leadership attitudes in Charles McGee's unit helped to form a bond between the men. McGee's first flight was in the PT-...
Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
After the combat that Charles Radford initially saw, a feeling of hatred began brewing towards the Germans. The fact...
John Angier explained that the Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: German Air Force] would try to catch the bombers right...
By December 1944, Roger Bowers and his unit [Annotator's Note: 103rd Medical Battalion, 28th Infantry Division] had...
For Angus Lorenzen, the excitement of sailing into Manila Bay, Philippines while under attack by the Japanese is his...
Leonard Lomell remembers that the Battle of Normandy lasted for two and half months. As the beachhead grew to be larger...
They [Annotator's Note: Angelo Ciotta and the rest of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine...
John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division crossed the Rhine River and attacked Braubach, Germany at night. As dawn...
Returning to his experiences earlier in his Navy career, Lauren Bruner discusses particulars about his first ship, the...
Dorothy Ehlers met her future husband, Walt [Annotator's Note: Medal of Honor Recipient Walter Ehlers], while she was...