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Lloyd Guillory and the other new pilots were told that they would initially train in P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P...
Archibald Rackerby was assigned to the 3rd Marine Raider Battalion. Colonel Liversedge [Annotator's Note: later US...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...
Herbert Fontenot went to Camp Wallace, Texas for Navy boot camp. He had no problem with the weather but wearing boots...
Frank Fontana took his basic training in Camp Barkeley in Texas. It was miserable, desolate country. The training...
Harvey Segal wanted to serve his country after he was drafted. He was inducted at Fort Devens [Annotator's Note: in...
Chester Strunk was recruited and enlisted [Annotator's Note: in June 1942] but then told to return to college and await...
John W. Towle volunteered for the service. He had been attending the University of Tennessee but had a wreck and was...
While working on a road, Ben Steele would see men covered with mosquitos. They did not have mosquito nets to sleep with...
James Armstrong continues describing his experience in the small French village of Vaux-sur-Seine, where he had been...
Mary Edwards began working for the Army at Higgins Industries when she was 16 years old. She had finished high school...
John M. Roberts began to look for the wounded men in the group ahead of his but could not find them. They started to...
In February [Annotator's Note: 5 February 1945], Daniel Farley and the rest of the 5th Ranger Battalion got word to...
John Angier had trained in the Boeing B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] Pathfinder,...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Once he was strong enough, James Bollich was transferred to Mukden, Manchuria [Annotator's Note: Mukden, Manchuria,...
[Annotator's Note: Alfred Raymond Mosher served in the Navy as a hospital corpsman in the station hospital on the...
As a radioman with the forward observer, James Flannigan usually traveled on a jeep to the battalion CP [Annotator's...
A day after William Garbo and his machine gun squad successfully ambushed a group of Japanese soldiers in a mountain...
The first mission Paul Lefever participated in was the second Schweinfurt mission [Annotator's Note: on 14 October 1943...
Carl Koone was in the Army Air Corps for another year after his return to the United States. He spent the winter [...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Dr. Robert Beynon what it was like to be aboard a submarine being attacked with...
[Annotator's Note: Emil Schoonejans served in the Navy aboard the submarine USS Burrfish (SS-312) and was rated a...
Bernard Smith was fortunate because when he got overseas, the Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: German Air Force] had been...
From the Rhine River, Guy Leefe, Jr. advanced to the Weser River. The airmen were all 21 or 22 years old and had no...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
Daniel Samuelson had some close missions. They had several engine losses. They were alright. Flak [Annotator's Note:...
During the second day of combat, John Caponigro went into the same area [Annotator's Note: near Saarbrucken]. This time...
John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
Aubrey Bradley said when the war was over, the Germans just folded; the guards all discarded their uniforms and left....
Benjamin Lesser arrived at Birkenau after a long journey in a cattle car. It was adjacent to Auschwitz. Birkenau was...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
When Company I came to the relief of a decimated Company K, George Peto, who served as a forward mortar observer,...
The missions Theodore Theodore flew to Balikpapan, Borneo were "prime" experiences of the year he spent in the Pacific...

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