Feelings toward enemies

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Melvin Linkous and his company [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division] were...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
When Charles Slay joined the military he was assigned to Cannon Company [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 415th...
After Normandy, Robert G. Frey and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division]...
Walter Gaterman joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry...
Frank Hartzell advanced through the ranks as squad and then platoon leader as casualties mounted during the Battle of...
Herbert W. Ridyard [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry...
At the time, Roger Bowers had never considered the idea of being captured. On 16 December 1944, right after daybreak,...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2.] Wilhelm Gehlen witnessed...
After the Allies broke through at Saint-Lô, France [Annotator’s Note: Operation Cobra in July 1944], things got a lot...
[Annotator's Note: Francis Hurd served as a truck driver in Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion. He saw action...
During the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
Sterling Mace and his platoon [Annotator's Note: 3rd Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine...
Harper Harvey Coleman and his unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division] had...
The strike groups began hitting Guam and Saipan on the 12th [Annotator's Note: 12 June 1944] in preparation for the...
Frank Pomroy arrived on Guadalcanal from New Caledonia after being left aboard the troopship George F. Elliot [...
Sidney Philips remembers explosions everywhere. Small arms fire everywhere. The total concern was for yourself. It is...
James Franklin Young was with his mortar unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st...
Russell Clay always served below deck during engagements with the enemy [Annotator's Note: he was a crewman aboard the...
John Caponigro feels that the personnel who take part in war are the best human beings you can be with. There is...
Frank Hartzell and his battalion [Annotator's Note: Hartzell was a member of Company B, 21st Armored Infantry Battalion...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was born in April 1926 in Ciechanów, Poland. It was a small town. They lived in two different places...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Clarence Wolf Guts already in conversation with the interviewer]. After...
Jacklyn Lucas's uncle had been a Marine. He finished his eighth grade of school in June 1942. He overwhelmed his mother...
Theodore Vallas joined the Navy in 1939 when students in college were being prepared to go to the anticipated war....
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
oseph J. Drake was drafted and sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi with the newly formed 69th Infantry Division. As an...
John A. McCarthy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His family moved to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. He was...
F. Lincoln Grahlfs enlisted into the Navy in the fall of 1942 and was inducted on 5 October 1942. At that time, the...
When Claude Taylor turned 18, he enlisted in the Navy. His father had been in the Army in France in World War 1. The...
Herbert Fontenot went to Camp Wallace, Texas for Navy boot camp. He had no problem with the weather but wearing boots...
Cleston Stell was born in Alvarado, Texas in 1926. The family moved to Fort Worth when he was young. During the 1930s,...
Irving Becker wanted to volunteer for the military after arriving in the United States, but his former German...

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