Feelings toward enemies

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Alton Barnes arrived by ship in the Philippines and was sent by railcar into the jungles immediately. They had been...
Henry Feldman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division] moved...
Ray League was introduced into combat when his colonel [Annotator's Note: US Army Colonel William E. Carraway,...
After a brief time at an aid station, Michael Linquata was assigned to the 2nd Platoon, D Company, 134th Infantry...
Richard "Dick" Schneider's first combat mission to bomb Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin, Germany] was not a lot of fun...
Ray Fitzgerald started his combat flights [Annotator's Note: as a flight engineer aboard a Consolidated B-24 Liberator...
Enrique Cervantes flew about 25 missions over Europe. Although he classified those missions as uneventful, they were...
Alfred Taddeo remembers his first combat action involved strafing and bombing runs against enemy positions on numerous...
Stewart Bass was excited and nervous to fly his first combat mission. He soon calmed down, followed his training and...
Lloyd Guillory had two eventful missions he would never forget. On a mission before he reached Ie-Shima, Guillory flew...
George Hood's B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] had its nose wheel strut struck by a...
Francis Dymnicki does not remember his first mission. He flew missions over France in preparation for D-Day [Annotator'...
Defying orders, Francis Neilson took pictures and kept a journal of his flights, and later put together a book that,...
Harold Buell and his fellow "Cactus Airforce" pilots searched the Slot for enemy ships. The enemy had Zero [Annotator's...
Bryan Compton states that the Germans used the medics' red cross as a target. When they were moving out, his outfit [...
On their approach, Steve McMurray had heard that the landings on Iwo Jima were not going well. The scenes on the...
Jacques Brewster Smith remembers the island of Leyte [Annotator's Note: Leyte, Philippines] being all jungle and...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
George Linker entered Manila as part of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a private first class in the infantry. He...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin "R.V." Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in...
Not far from Naha [Annotator's Note: Naha, Okinawa, Japan], Melvin C. Whitman got into a 20 plus hour artillery duel....
After Ira Schilling and Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment hit the beach at Tarawa, Company L split up and...
One of the Japanese jumped out of the tank [Annotator's Note: on Tinian] and Keith Renstrom shot him. He was awarded...
They shipped out in late September [Annotator's Note: September 1942] and landed in North Africa on 8 November 1942....
One of the times Richard Notebaert met with serious resistance occurred when he was on a mission to Wiener Neustadt,...
Philip Schultz was a combat cameraman and part of a team that filmed the wartime action [Annotator’s Note: Schultz was...
After finishing ASTP [Annotator's Note: Army Special Training Program], R.M. Wilkes was not sent back to the engineers...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks James Albert Kitts what it was like to be in combat for the first time.] It was...
Frank Campisano was eager to do his part. He was told he would be put wherever the Marine Corps needed him, which was...
Terrell Lavern Pigott reached Normandy [Annotator's Note: Normandy, France in November 1944]. He was to be attached to...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts to be a Drill Instructor but it...
Alonzo Emerson recaps a typical mission he flew as a B-25 Mitchell [Annotator's Note: North American B-25 Mitchell...
John Raaen landed after the first wave [Annotator's Note: on Omaha Beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944]. The first wave had...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
The second and final time Floyd Fogg was wounded, the Marines were taking Hill 515 for the fifth time. They were...

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