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[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard the submarine USS Sea Dragon then...
Walter Barnes suffered from ADD [Annotators Note: Attention Deficit Disorder] but the war did not affect it. One time...
Wanda Damberg witnessed the science building at the university converted into a small clinic [Annotator’s Note: Damberg...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in Marseilles, France and it was rainy and miserable. When they hit combat in France, it was...
Frank Buschmeier recalls that the March 6th Berlin raid was terrible. The flak was noted for its intensity on that raid...
To John Witmeyer, his ability to so vividly remeber his experiences in combat, including details like names, is both a...
Gerard Halpern landed at Anzio in April [Annotators Note: April of 1944] and was assigned to his new squad. They were...
As John Marr led his advanced scout team back to the position of Captain Ben Schwartzwalder [Annotator's Note:...
Richard Higgins often wonders why he walked away when so many of his friends did not. Higgins knew that Captain Haldane...
Anthony Acevedo started his diary a little at a time. He entered information about what was happening in his area. They...
Harley Reynolds thinks he was crazy to have assaulted that pillbox by himself. Only four hours before he had learned...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...
John W. Marr and the men of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment loaded into their transport airplanes on the evening...
It was not quite dark when Warren Schmitt linked up with the engineers who had stopped him [Annotators Note: Warren...
[Annotators Note: Warren Schmitt was a forward observer in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.]...
Earl Tweed and the troops preparing for the invasion of France knew the action was coming because they were informed...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in either May or June 1944 in Italy. They worked their way up the boot of Italy. When they were...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...
Herbert Heilbrun did not care which theater he fought in as long as he was a part of the war. He got into training late...
Lieutenant John Marr and his group from Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment arrived at an orchard where...
For John Witmeyer, every day in combat brought a new story, and Witmeyer served over 200 days on the front lines as a...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal joined Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division as an...
[Annotators Note: George Griffenhagen was originally assigned to Company E, 20th Engineer Regiment. The 20th Engineer...
Harry Quinn woke up in the morning [Annotator’s Note: of 6 June 1944]. He was the third man to go down the net into...
The second day, Robert L. Williams and the others went to the town of Vierville. They had gotten reports that Vierville...
William Blanckenburg was alongside a creek and the Germans were on the other side. This was before Blanckenburg got...
The first couple times Arthur Killam was depth charged it was a little hairy but he does not recall getting too upset...
Bryan and Kirk Noyes had a very good relationship. Bryan was flying a P-51D10 out of an airfield south of London...
Mildred Aupied worked in Shop 1 [Annotator’s Note: at Delta Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana]. There were two other...
Joseph Motil heard artillery passing overhead. All of a sudden he heard incoming fire. The next shell came a little...

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