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George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
During his interrogation, Fiske Hanley was asked some military questions, but the Japanese interest centered mostly on...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
On 3 February 1945, nine American planes flew over the camp very low and slow. Curtis Brooks told his brother he...
From Morocco, Paul Carter was shipped to Sicily where he was assigned to Company K, 179th Infantry Battalion, 45th...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Edward "Babe" Heffron continued fighting into Alsace-Lorraine then Dusseldorf and on to...
Gordon Higgins traveled by train to Camp Shanks, New York, where troops were collecting before shipping out. He was...
Earl Tweed served with L Company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
After the assault on Salerno, Sicily, Anthony Stefanelli and his unit [Annotator's Note: 36th Engineer Combat Regiment...
At about nine that night, the captain told William Curtis and the rest of the crew to put their gas gear on and they...
Lowell Hughes was part of the invasion of Sicily in July 1943. His primary duty as part of the 120th Engineer Combat...
Lowell Hughes crossed the Atlantic from Norfolk, Virginia to Oran, Africa. The weather was great for the trip. They...
As they neared Iwo Jima, James Salerno and the others were told that it would not take more than a week to take the...
William Hall heard a Japanese bomber fly a scouting mission over Midway Island. The squadron [Annotator's Note: Marine...
Ben Skardon thought the prisoners would be taken back to Bilibid Prison and that the American troops were nearby or...
Robert Barnett was at Ulithi [Annotator's Note: Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands] about ten days before the invasion of...
On 1 April 1943 Raymond Wells boarded a troop train to New York where they went aboard a ship. His brother Irwin, who...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Abner Aust to describe the mission where he shot down three Japanese Franks -...
Ray League and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division]...
Forrest Villarrubia and the Marines on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Monitor (LSV-5)] were loaned to General...
On 2 March 1945, Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down over Dresden, Germany and taken prisoner. On 4 April 1945,...
Russell Hoff never thought he would die in a prisoner of war camp. There was a secret crystal radio kept in the POW...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
Wanda Damberg got up to go to the bathroom one morning and saw a nun along the way [Annotator’s Note: Damberg was in...
On 3 February 1945, Angus Lorenzen saw a Marine Corp dive bomber fly over the internment camp of Santo Tomas, Manila,...
From Saint-Marcouf, France, Reuben Weiner went to Cherbourg with the 2nd Infantry Division. His unit slept where they...
After German forces captured Hugh Colbert and his unit from the 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
After they were captured, Joseph Rockforte and his fellow prisoners walked across France. When they stopped they were...
Francis "Frank" Borrell was born in Beacon, New York, 60 miles north of New York City and ten miles from West Point [...
While Dracos Burke was stationed in Erlangen, Germany [Annotator's Note: on occupation duty with the 40th Bombardment...
[Annotator's Note: This clip begins mid sentence. William Leibold is apparently recommending places to eat in Escondido...
William Pierce reveals a lucky find of a BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] trigger assembly with a hand...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
Rothacker Smith suffered from pains in his foot. In the Army, they would play with the explosives out of hand grenades...
While marching through the Ardennes, Robert Haffner recalls a German jet flying overhead and firing on the 82nd...

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