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Lloyd Guillory made one flight against Rabaul. Rabaul was a Japanese airfield that was a very hot spot. It was bypassed...
Luba Keller says that after being liberated from the concentration camp, more people came in from Radom, Poland, so...
The American troops were taken prisoner, and Alexander Marsh said he marched for three days into the interior of...
Harry Bell could not believe that they were surrendering. They had not fired a shot since leaving the front lines. The...
Communications for John W. Towle and his new French host family was difficult. With the help of a French to English...
Robert Fisch witnessed in the camps an older man talking to the younger people. He personally did not "give a damn"...
Mary Edwards met Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: President Harry S. Truman] when he was a congressman in charge of the...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March [Annotator's Note: March 1942] that they were being sent to an...
There was a nice beach [Annotator's Note: in a cove along the Batang Peninsula] where Angus Lorenzen and his fellow...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Donald Scott was imprisoned by German forces after his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over Koblenz, Germany. He was...
When Robert Whitcomb neared the ground [Annotator's Note: after bailing out of his damaged aircraft over Gymnich,...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Staymayes was a squad leader in Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Leo Porteau's squad [Annotator's Note: Porteau was a squad leader in Company B, 1st Battalion, 185th Infantry Regiment...
Clem Thrift thought the destroyer escort he served on [Annotator's Note: the USS Holt (DE-706)] was a great ship. It...
Ralph Weymouth's first combat action was off Guadalcanal. They were supporting the landings on the seventh [Annotator's...
William Epperson was in Tunisia for a brief time before boarding a small troopship bound for Italy. The ships departed...
After the assault on Salerno, Sicily, Anthony Stefanelli and his unit [Annotator's Note: 36th Engineer Combat Regiment...
The Russians invaded the section of Poland inhabited by Jacob Finkelstein prior to the Germans entering his town. The...
William Braddock signed up for Marine paratrooper training after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He returned to San Diego...
[Annotator's Note: Edgar Cole served in the US Marine Corps as a communications specialist in Headquarters, 52nd...
Frank Golemi was sent to Civitavecchia, Italy where he trained to fly into Southern France. He was sent down to Sicily...
Joseph LaNier had no training or explanation concerning how to perform as a Seabee [Annotator’s Note: Seabee is a twist...
Adolph Wilson and the 5th Marine Division assaulted Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: on 19 February 1945]. The island was...
Waldeman Czaban's first experience bringing in casualties was disturbing. He thought about how young the wounded...
At 19 years of age, Murphy Burke witnessed the fight at Iwo Jima. He described the day as breaking grungy, with low...
Lauren Swinney displays a hat from the 1940s with the V for victory emblem on the front of it. The V was a very...
Benjamin Carson served with James Roosevelt who was President Roosevelt's [Annotator's Note: President Franklin D....
John S. Johnson heard the bugler blowing a strange call the morning of the Japanese attack on Wake Island. It was an...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wilkes Island followed their routine after the initial Japanese aerial assault on...
On 27 November [Annotator's Note: 27 November 1941], Robert Kinzler said, Hawaii went on an island-wide alert against...
Charles Balaza was in Manila Bay on a minesweeper during the morning of the Pearl Harbor attack. He was returning to...
Anthony Costa was sent to Osaka aboard a ship to work on the docks there. He was in a transport ship hold where he did...
Jack Leaming had a buddy nicknamed Ace who was a prisoner of war, POW, from the carrier Yorktown. [Annotator's Note: At...

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