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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...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Walter Ram and his fellow crewmates had to wait for another airplane before continuing their bombing missions. A female...
When on attack, Robert Dickinson was usually at the helm or on one of the bow or stern planes. When on the surface, he...
Douglas Harper said that after Pearl Harbor it was believed the Fifth Column had poisoned the water supply. [Annotator'...
Nathan Taffel worked at a huge camp in Flossenburg, Germany. The camp included many different types of individuals...
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....
Besides the attack from the Japanese scout, Carroll Harris did not have any other combat experiences with the Japanese...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Jack Brukman realized that there was nothing to do when he was off duty [Annotator's Note: while serving as a ground...
Leroy Fadem and the USS Stevens (DD-479) were part of the invasion force attacking Guam [Annotator's Note: in July 1944...
Going through the Haguenau Forest, Alex Lopez observed the area was torn up and mostly gone. He participated in a mop-...
At 16, Charles Davis was one of 1,200 men, including his brother, a Marine, who boarded the USS Helena (CL-50) on New...
Keith Kiefer saw that his orders said "Enewetak Atoll Radiological Cleanup". He was concerned but told he would get no...
John LeBure began working with the Higgins company while the 37 foot boats with a bow [Annotator’s Note: the Higgins...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
On 7 December 1941, Ray Emory stayed on his gun all day and all night, without relief. After he saw the USS Oklahoma (...
The American troops were taken prisoner, and Alexander Marsh said he marched for three days into the interior of...
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...
Walter Halloran fought in the Battle of the Bulge after making his way across France and participating in many small...
Melvin Dahlberg went to paratrooper school in Georgia. It was very difficult training, running five to ten miles every...
Sterling Cale was sent to Korea near Pusan while the rest of the transferred troops went to Sasebo, Japan. He was with...
Frank Pomroy begins the interview by talking about the living conditions on Guadalcanal. Living conditions were as...
George Alaniz landed on the beach at Attu. [Annotator's Note: Alaniz was a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 32nd...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Massey served in the Army as a BAR man in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
Peter Somogyi felt there was a chance he had been liberated when he saw a Russian soldier outside the window [Annotator...
In April [Annotator's Note: April 1945], Raymond VanDuzer and his fellow prisoners were marched many kilometers to a...
Francis J. Cook remembers the Germans treating GIs harshly in the camps. Food was sparse. He lost about 60 pounds in...

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