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Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
From there [Annotator's Note: the area around Bastone, Belgium], Sidney LaPook and his unit [Annotator's Note: 193rd...
John Pogue experienced his first combat in the Ardennes at an unknown location. He went in by glider. His glider and a...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
[Annotator's Note: Elmer Knudsen served in the Army as a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment,...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Abe Milkis was called up soon after finishing high school. After being drafted, he found himself on bivouac in a tent...
Jack Brukman had not been anyplace before receiving his draft notice. He considered himself a mama's boy. Young...
John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
The US Navy had planes ready to help out at Wake Island but the admiral in charge figured that it was going to be too...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling. Captain Trewick was the chief medical...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer talking about another interview he recorded with a soldier...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
There was cholera, dysentery and skin illnesses [Annotator's Note: inside the Auschwitz concentration camp]. Eva...
Mildred Aupied worked on three Liberty ships at Delta [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
James Livaudais knew when he was given an order, he had to respond. When the man in front stepped off, the next...
Donelson Houseman was confident in his training. What worried him was that he did not know where he was. He was taken...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...
Raymond Bailey was not a Catholic but he went to Father O'Callahan's services [Annotator's Note: Captain Joseph T. O'...
Vernon Leopold feared being captured because he was German. He did not know of the death camps but he knew that the men...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Vernon Leopold was trained as a radio operator at Camp Wolters, Texas then went into the ASTP, Army Specialized...
The Battle of the Driniumor River ended in August of 1944 after the Japanese 18th Army had been completely decimated....
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Jack Brukman realized that there was nothing to do when he was off duty [Annotator's Note: while serving as a ground...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
Peter Somogyi felt there was a chance he had been liberated when he saw a Russian soldier outside the window [Annotator...

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