Feelings toward enemies

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Floyd Dumas had been in hiding in Italy for five months. One close encounter Dumas had with German soldiers was when he...
[Annotator's Note: Severin Fayerman survived concentration camps in Europe. The interviewer asks if the pendulum swings...
William Burrus first experienced combat at the Moselle River [Annotator's Note: near Koblenz, Germany on 14 March 1945...
Charles Fitts, Jr. had stashed a watch in the one place that the Germans did not search. It was an automatic wristwatch...
When Walter Bowsher was at the Post Exchange at San Diego, he found out about a cruel Japanese interpreter being...
George Spera first saw combat in September 1944. He was scared to death. Nobody had previous combat experience...
Joseph Simpson joined the 84th Infantry Division in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in Company C,...
At Eniwetok [Annotator's Note: Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands], Donald Draxler was apprehensive, but not afraid to...
Fernando Serna and the defenders of Corregidor were bombarded continuously for days on end. He was scared but he kept...
Stanley Wolczyk was under fire three times during the campaign to recapture Attu from the Japanese. It was during the...
After arriving in Southern France, Thomas Houdek and the rest of his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
Not much during combat stands out for Alan Moskin. Once in a while near the end, he would get R...
Vernon Alexander reached the Siegfried Line in Germany and found it to be sturdier than the Maginot Line. Entering the...
Jules Levin's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 41st Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division] was assigned another...
On one mission, Michael Linquata and his squad were to advance into a forest with their sergeants. The enlisted men...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
Edwin Knight was in the Philippines when fighting began to subside. The priority for logistical support was redirected...
After the fighting [Annotators Note: in Ingolstadt] lulled, Fred Hirsekorn got a call to look at one of his men. It was...
Donald W. Bertino arrived on Utah Beach [Annotator's Note: Utah Beach was one of the two American landing beaches in...
When James Nannini was a BAR [Annotator's Note: M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle] gunner, he shot a German off a...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Edwin McGhee landed in Marseilles, France was his infantry division [Annotator's Note: McGhee was an infantryman in...
Melvin L. Baker was born in November 1919 in Marysville which is near his current home in Summerdale, Pennsylvania. He...
William McCool and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry...
When they started moving east from Hoffen [Annotator's Note: Höfen, Germany], Phillip Candella said the 99th [Annotator...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Dabney Montgomery arrived in Bari, Italy in January 1944. It was the day after a heavy German bombardment. There were...
Roy Joseph Moss transitioned to the front when he joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 142nd...
William McCool engaged in his first combat near Mersch, Luxembourg. His regiment [Annotator's Note: McCool was a member...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
Robert G. Frey took his entry into combat on a day to day basis. He had good leadership in Fred Valentino [Annotator's...
Henry Freedman was a member of an intelligence and reconnaissance unit [Annotator's Note: Intelligence and...
Edwin Knight was in the midst of a battle [Annotator's Note: in Lingayen Gulf in January 1945]. While advancing through...
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...

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