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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...
While he was with the 21st Marine Regiment [Annotator's Note: Smith was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 21st...
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...
Harold Buell was stationed on Guadalcanal where he found life in the field to be far more difficult than it was on his...
[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...
Curtis Brooks and his family were told by a Japanese civilian to move to Santo Tomas [Annotator's Note: to the Santo...
At about nine that night, the captain told William Curtis and the rest of the crew to put their gas gear on and they...
George Ingram left port on the USS Mobjack (AGP-7) in a bad storm, and lost 15 pounds between Seattle and San Francisco...
In April 1945, Elizabeth Goldstein heard noises and saw airplanes circling in the sky. She knew that the end was near....
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...
Carl Marca was a mail censor for the Army in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Sending home prohibited items and...
Jack Beverstein found the living conditions on Mindoro to be similar to Samar. The tents were livable. The men made the...
Edwin Knight did not know where he was being shipped. He arrived at his destination at night and was told he was in New...
William Pierce had good duty for the six or seven months that he was in China [Annotator's Note: serving occupation...
After spending months trying to kill Japanese, Oran Harris now had to live with them. He felt sorry for the civilians,...
It was Walter Bank's first time in the Pacific, and he found it "different." Few Japanese spoke English, and he had to...
Joseph Krause was stationed in Washington State while he continued his training to be a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing...
After training in Texas, Joseph Medicine Crow went to Camp McCoy near New York, New York for embarkation to Europe. He...
After Pearl Harbor, Donald Witmer's next destination was Eniwetok Atoll. When they arrived, there were no Japanese...
Michael Wilford Boos remembered how awful the trip across the Atlantic Ocean was on the troop transport. The convoy...
John S. Johnson landed in Wusong, China and marched to his prison camp. It was cold and miserable. The warrant officer...
When he returned to Singapore, Wim de Jonge ended up in the same prison where he had previously been held. [Annotator’s...
On the way to Okinawa, Joe Clapper answered a call on the ship's horn for all those wounded on Peleliu to appear...
After Donald Popham married and moved out of the boarding house, he found it difficult to find cigarettes because of...
Blanche Gangwere would leave each morning in a Clubmobile [Annotator's Note: she was billeted with an English family in...
John LeBure was always a responsible person even before the war. He had to work to bring home money to support his...
Robert Fisch returned to Hungary which was in the Russian zone of occupation. The occupiers took from the returning...

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