Feelings toward enemies

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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...
After landing at Normandy beach for the D-Day Invasion [Annotator's Note: D-Day; the Allied invasion of Normandy,...
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...
Samuel Ukrop was flown to an Army hospital on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands]. He was the only Marine in...
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]...
Robert Ledford wanted to join the Army because he wanted to be on the ground fighting the enemy. When he heard the...
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...
Edward Grant flew his first mission in March 1945. He took for granted that he might be shot down. His airfield did not...
Early on 24 March [Annotator's Note: 24 March 1945], Jack Lengsfield was called into a briefing on what was to be the...
Antonio C. Rodriquez flew towards the latter part of the war when few Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: the German Air Force...
Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
Edward Field was a navigator and an officer but also enjoyed associating with enlisted men. He discovered that one of...
[Annotator's Note: Video glitches several times throughout this segment.] Bernard Kofsky enlisted in the Army but...
The usual aim points for a bombing mission that Maurice Hackler flew were manufacturing, oil and transportation,...
[Annotator's Note: James "Jim" Marshall served in the US Army Air Forces as a radio operator aboard Boeing B-29...
Paul James Grubb was part of the air war in support of the fierce ground fighting in the Alps before the German forces...

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