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William Blanckenburg was met by a lieutenant colonel who knew that Blanckenburg was married and was an older fellow....
During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
[Annotators Note: George Wichterich served as a platoon sergeant in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry...
David Roderick knew the true goal was to capture Cherbourg at the end of the peninsula which took until 25 June. It was...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in Company K...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Russell Hoff found the food horrible in the Bad Orb POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp. The potatoes were...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
When on the P-34 ship that pulled them out of the ocean, William Leibold and the other survivors of the Tang [Annotator...
Sidney Philips remembers the Marines bringing the amphibious tank up the creek from the beach. It was just sitting...
Romus Burgin and the men of the 5th Marine Regiment shipped out from Melbourne in September 1943 and were stationed for...
The first mission during which Clayton Kelly Gross shot down an enemy plane was when he was flying with Billy D. Harris...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
The 20th Engineers was the first unit to go into Bizerte. George Griffenhagen and his fellow engineers spent the first...
John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
Lydia Grant describes recreation and life as a young girl in the Navy Yard at Pearl Harbor. As a young girl, she...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
On 1 April 1943 Raymond Wells boarded a troop train to New York where they went aboard a ship. His brother Irwin, who...
Russell Hoff never thought he would die in a prisoner of war camp. There was a secret crystal radio kept in the POW...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins mid sentence. Leibold is apparently recommending places to eat in Escondido,...
After eliminating the remainder of the artillery positions on Ngesebus Island, the 5th Marine Regiment returned to...
James Livaudais flew in a glider over Allied shipping in the English Channel on his route to land in Normandy on D-Day...
The fighting around the La Fiere bridge and the village of Cauquigny was intense and Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion had received orders to advance earlier in the evening in the woods adjacent to the...
Eventually the German fire lifted, and Darold Rice and his men moved on. They later caught a German convoy at a bridge...
Richard Higgins was not on Bloody Nose Ridge but he was close it. Another man Higgins had great respect for was Red...
Romus Burgin and the 5th Marines [Annotator's Note: 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were among the first to...
Byron Othello Wilkins made sergeant on 3 December [Annotators Note: 3 December 1944] and met the new captain around...
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to talk about the build up to the...
Alexander Vraciu knew that the next time they saw air action it would be part of a landing somewhere. When his group...
Theodore Finkbeiner shipped out of Cape Cod aboard the USS George Washington [Annotators Note: SS George Washington] in...
John Rogers unit was stalemated for days in different places. St. Lo in particular was a tough assignment. They had a...
Lucien Laborde was a regimental adjutant with the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division when he landed in...

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