Experiencing enemy fire

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Joseph Richard went to T-Unit [Annotator's Note : Task Unit; unit or formation that works on a single defined task or...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Paul Lefever related in depth his mission to destroy a well protected V-2 rocket manufacturing site in Stettin [...
Lincoln Piazzo was recommended for the Medal of Honor for a mission over the most highly fortified area of the Pacific...
The following morning, Leon Williamson was sent to attack two heavy cruisers west of Midway Island [Annotator's Note:...
Benjamin Schleider was present at a meeting where Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton...
While moving towards New Georgia [Annotator's Note: New Georgia, Solomon Islands], Theodore M. "Ted" Robinson's boat [...
When Louis Smith's transport ship [Annotator's Note: USS Knox (APA-46)] arrived, among a mass of other ships, at Iwo...
Herbert W. Ridyard arrived at battalion headquarters prior to the advance on Sinz, Germany and was sent to find a...
When Donald Hoff's pilot [Annotator's Note: US Navy Ensign J.C. Dexter] pulled up from his dive, he pulled up so hard...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped plan and execute the raid on the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Hoff served in the Navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on Douglas SBD Dauntless...
Rollins Rosenzweig and his fellow Navy airmen were told ahead of the attack that they would be going to the South China...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Clifford Albert Hahn encountered harsh weather conditions on the opposite side of Attu [Annotator's Note: Attu,...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Phineas Stevens to explain what an LST or Landing Ship, Tank is.] "Large, Slow...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
For the remainder of the war, Gordon Higgins drove a jeep between the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
A mission over the road leading out of Remagen [Annotator's Note: Remagen, Germany] proved problematic for Robert...
On 22 December [Annotator's Note: 22 December 1941], James Morehead headed south from San Francisco, California for...
William Albright got along well with this crew. There were two or three of them who did things together. They were the...
Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
[Annotator's Note: There is background noise throughout this clip.] Jack Sinise had heard about the B-17 [Annotator's...
According to a report written by Jesse Wofford's tail gunner, on 10 January 1945, the crew witnessed a B-17 [Annotator'...
Jack Sanders felt that despite its bad reputation, the B-24 [Annotator’s Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber...
Floyd Horne was fortunate that his first combat mission was short. It was near Calais [Annotator's Note: Calais, Hauts-...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
Jack Brukman realized that the big problem was that they were bombing from great heights and could not hit the target [...
Basil Woolf and his landing craft [Annotator's Note: LCH-269] helped support troop landings in Sicily and Italy....
Sterling Mace and the Marines on Ngesebus Island were told that they were headed back to Pavuvu. They were allowed to...
Jack Houston and a buddy who had been cut by a bayonet stayed in their hole for a while. Houston had a buddy named Joe...
After that mission [Annotator’s Note: an aborted mission to an airfield just outside of Paris during which Grant had...
Virgil Faust's first mission overseas was to Flushing, Belgium, which was a milk run [Annotator's Note: slang term used...

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