Feelings toward enemies

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While he was a prisoner, Dominic Martello was leaning over getting a head of cabbage when a German soldier came along,...
Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down by MiG-15s [Annotator's Note: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, NATO name: Fagot] over...
Baptiste Puissegur was a staff car driver during the war. He liked the officers he served with. He enjoyed the duty...
A day after William Garbo and his machine gun squad successfully ambushed a group of Japanese soldiers in a mountain...
Freeman Dyson gathered information during World War 2 for Bomber Command [Annotator's Note: British Royal Air Force...
While the 35th Infantry [Annotator's Note: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division] waited on Guadalcanal [...
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
Jack Leaming and his SBD pilot had just completed their bombing run on Marcus Island when the antiaircraft fire became...
Thomas Houdek was involved in a firefight at the French and German border. His group [Annotator's Note: Houdek was a...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
Alois Kopp was in the water for nine hours before being picked up by Japanese [Annotator’s Note: After his ship, the...
Chester Strunk and his fellow crewmen were approached by locals on horseback immediately following their parachute...
Robert Fulton and eight survivors of the USS Houston (CA-30) swam to Java after they abandoned ship and were captured...
Jerome Fatora's captors, kids of 14 and 15 years old, put his platoon [Annotator's Note: Fatora was a member of Company...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
From the Rhine River, Guy Leefe, Jr. advanced to the Weser River. The airmen were all 21 or 22 years old and had no...
Lawrence Angst was born in July 1923 in Barberton, Ohio. His mother and father were young and struggled through the...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
To fill personnel losses resulting from accidents and combat, Richard Baile's crew was broken up. He was made the...
Arthur Pendleton went to Pavuvu after Cape Gloucester. There, he dealt with a bout of appendicitis which almost killed...
When they reached the field hospital, Edmund Durocher was put on a stretcher in the mortar platoon area. At the bottom...
George Spera's first wound in combat was a small injury to his left hand in November [Annotator's Note: November 1944...
Trinidad Ledesma did not go by the name Trinidad while on duty overseas. He found out Trinidad meant gay people and...
Thomas Cowart entered France as a replacement [Annotator's Note: for the 320th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry...
Odell Vaughn was wounded near Pisa, Italy. He went to assist a wounded man in a minefield. Four men near him...
When Frank Stewart's group arrived at the Tenaru River [Annotator's Note: actually, the Ilu River, on 21 August 1942]...
The Germans were good fighters, according to Harry Koukos, and they were ruthless, cruel and brutal. He recalled going...
Judith Baron experienced hell on earth at Bergen-Belsen. The camp was not prepared for the mass number of people...
Judah Samet saw stacks of dead corpses about two stories high when he arrived in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note:...
John L. Cowan was asked to teach incoming recruits how to handle a Garand rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-...
The Germans were good soldiers, well-trained, had good equipment, and did not want the Americans there. Thomas J....
Benjamin Lesser arrived at Birkenau after a long journey in a cattle car. It was adjacent to Auschwitz. Birkenau was...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] When the war...
Landing on Iwo Jima was not much different to Michael Mervosh and his men than some of their other amphibious landings...
Mason Brownell Fitch flew five missions before Curtis LeMay [Annotator's Note: Curtis Emerson LeMay; US Army Air Forces...
The missions Theodore Theodore flew to Balikpapan, Borneo were "prime" experiences of the year he spent in the Pacific...

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