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Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
For days, James Flannigan recalls, the word was that they had to get to Saint-Lo [Annotator's Note: Saint-Lo, France]....
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...
Francis J. Cook went from England to France in late September or early October 1944. The 106th [Annotator's Note: 106th...
Jules Levin recalled the cold winter in Europe. Usually people slept around or under the tank. Levin would take his bed...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotator's Note: Captain Trewick (unsure of spelling) was the chief medical...
Leroy Fadem experienced his only occasion of seasickness on the shakedown cruise to Guantanamo aboard the USS Stevens (...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
Carroll George enlisted in the Coast Guard because it is always looking out for the welfare of others. It saves lives...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer talking about another interview he recorded with a soldier...
Dominick Sgobbo walked 200 miles with Patton's [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton] forces...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
As a "bomb-igator", Armiger Jagoe was busy every second of a flight and thought it was a fantastic position. He was...
Elisabeth Bolster and her husband left Bremerhaven for America. There were four tier bunk beds on the ship. There were...
Training in North Africa concentrated on mortar combat and night missions, according to Henry Baughman, and when the...
Emmett Kaylor's time in basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Kiefer was assigned to a Radiological Cleanup detail on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands while...
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...
Keith Kiefer is the National Commander of the National Association of Atomic Veterans. He has the experience of the...
Donald Lindquist was an officer in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2 and returned to military service during...
The SS Lurline, on which Virginia Wilterdink was traveling, stopped in Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands]...
Albert Reale remembers that the size of the Pacific impressed him, and there were many days when he saw nothing but...
As a kid from Nebraska, Kenneth Marshall was not aware of the hazards of sun exposure in the south Pacific, and he was...
By the time they [Annotator's Note: Harlan Twible and the others in his group of survivors of the USS Indianapolis (CA-...
Donelson Houseman was confident in his training. What worried him was that he did not know where he was. He was taken...
Once Wayne Lebsack earned his jump wings, he was sent across the English Channel to an already secure Normandy [...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
A friend of Henry Langrehr's, Jim McMillen, had been beaten up badly by a German guard with a club. The SS [Annotator's...
It couldn't have been long afterward, any longer and he would have died of hypothermia, that Ben Epstein reached one of...
At Pearl Harbor, Sherwin Callander was reassigned to the sea plane tender USS Wright (AV-1). The vessel carried men and...
Edwin Henlebin became interested in the activities of a photographer who was taking shots of an open air, 24 hour mess...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...

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