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On 17 July 1944 Sidney LaPook and the 193rd Field Artillery Group left Kington for Southampton. On 21 July they took a...
Joseph LaNier exited San Francisco toward Pearl Harbor. Everything that LaNier saw when he went into the Navy was new...
Norman Ikari’s request for a transfer to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team was granted, but he was busted down from...
At Camp Crowder [Annotator's Note: in Neosho, Missouri], Lester Caplan was originally trained as a radio repairman, but...
Benjamin Lesser had taken refuge in Hungary to escape the Nazi tyranny in Poland. Although initially a place of safety...
There were many gold stars in the windows around Lorraine Mesken's home, and she remembers helping to console mothers...
The caravan of trucks that took Hugh Colbert and the men of the 106th Infantry Division to the front lines stretched as...
John Alison’s duties also resulted in him being a glider pilot despite never having flown one before. He flew a glider...
Lily Sawada was 14 years old and in high school when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. The school was very...
The closest call Thomas Long recalled was the time he was dropping dynamite to repel enemy swimmers whose mission was...
As Ralph Weymouth approached the Japanese fleet, he saw that it was organized in a typical formation for ships at sea....
After crossing the Pacific, Philip Dunford's troop ship docked in Hawaii for a couple of days. He does not recall...
David Harvey would be assigned liberty depending on what side of the ship he was on, port or starboard. Passes were...
In late January or early February [Annotator’s Note: late January or early February 1945] the Battle of the Bulge ended...
The first day Dale LeBlanc was ashore on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: LeBlanc landed on Okinawa on 1 April 1945] they...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
For Robert Inghram, Dieppe was his big day [Annotator's Note: the Allied raid on Dieppe, France in August 1942]. That...
Keith Kiefer was taught about World War 2 in school. The Russians were framed as a stand-offish ally. There was not a...
Martin Richard was moved to several different places. They were in some town between the frontlines and Paris. They...
Vernon Leopold arrived on the Belgium and German border at the village of Hünningen. They took over a farm house that...
Roy Cascio was a dispatcher for the motor pool [Annotator’s Note: for the 27th Air Supply Squadron, 27th Air Depot...
Jack Sanders flew his first missions over Europe prior to 6 June [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944]. He flew his first...
Chafer Honea was born in November 1924 in Anderson, South Carolina. Growing up in Anderson was a lot of fun. His father...
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Madeleine Vignier Peters was born in the little village of [Annotator's Note: town name not discernible] in France. She...
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Lombardo was born in Calabria in Southern Italy in 1919. He grew up there until the age of...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewee is reading something and talking to someone before the start of the inetrview.] Mark...
Christa Schneider was born in April 1940 in Breslau, Silesia, the younger of the two daughters in her family. Her...
Harold Zeringer was born in Houma, Louisiana in 1922 and grew up in New Orleans. There were good neighbors and friends...
Paul Carter was born in Febuary 1922 in Davidson County [Annotator's Note: Davidson County, North Carolina], the son of...
Dr. Richard Pipes was born in 1923 in a small Silesian town where his father had a chocolate factory. In 1928, his...
Eva Aigner was born in 1937 in Kosice, Czechoslovakia. Her father would travel and sell hats while her mother would...
Murray Stein was born on 23 September 1925 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He played football and graduated from...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
James Moshovitis was born in March 1925 in Washington, D.C., the only son of three children born to Greek immigrants....
Alexander Bialywlos White was born in June 1923 in southern Poland. His parents, two brothers and sister were all...

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