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Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Robert Liles contracted amoebic dysentery in China and was sent to a hospital in India. He flew back to his base in a...
William Epperson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS George Gayle after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It...
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
After induction, Jack Barnes went to Camp Howze in Gainesville, Texas for nine months of training. He trained in...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...
Around Christmas [Annotator's Note: Christmas 1944], Charles Murray learned that people in the hospital were being sent...
John Raaen saw an unbelievable number of ships on the morning of D-Day. There were thousands of ships all spaced apart...
Joseph LaNier exited San Francisco toward Pearl Harbor. Everything that LaNier saw when he went into the Navy was new...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...
Robert Gurr was born in Los Angeles, California in 1931. The family moved to Glendale, California near a busy airport...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
Walter Halloran was born on 25 August 1923 in Chatfield, Minnesota. Growing up on his family’s farm was extremely...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Harold DeForest talking to the interviewer about his son in law who was...
Gus Gikas was in India when he heard that the Germans had surrendered. Later, he heard of the Japanese surrender. Gikas...
Zhanna Dawson had to find a place of refuge after leaving the death march [Annotator's Note: starting in December 1941...
William Epperson and the 45th Infantry Division completed their mission in Italy and moved on to operations in Southern...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Robert Fisch was an inmate of Mauthausen which was the largest concentration camp built in Austria. That was done after...
The next day, John Mock was flown to Rheims, France in a C-47 [Annotator's Note: Douglas C-47 Skytrain cargo aircraft]...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Paula Knobler has bitter memories of her youth in Poland. Anti-Semitism was displayed toward her. In school, boys threw...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
Kauffman gave George Morgan a 60 day leave upon their return home. [Annotator’s Note: Commander Draper L. Kauffman,...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
At about nine that night, the captain told William Curtis and the rest of the crew to put their gas gear on and they...
Iwo Jima as the worst place Dave Severance fought. They could not see the enemy. The terrain was rough and open. Living...
Walter Halloran went to the area of North Carolina where he participated in the largest maneuvers ever held by the...
Zhanna Dawson felt her first encounter with an American was ridiculous. She did not know how to react to the American...
Sidney LaPook's next stop was Rheims, where they bivouacked. While LaPook was at Reims, General Patton [Annotator's...
William Pierce had good duty for the six or seven months that he was in China [Annotator's Note: serving occupation...
After training in Texas, Joseph Medicine Crow went to Camp McCoy near New York, New York for embarkation to Europe. He...
Blanche Gangwere would leave each morning in a Clubmobile [Annotator's Note: she was billeted with an English family in...
Robert Fisch returned to Hungary which was in the Russian zone of occupation. The occupiers took from the returning...

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