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Eugene Tarrant went to join the military when he was 18. He was in good shape, about 175 pounds. A sergeant asked him...
Jack Leaming was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1919. When he was three months old, his mother moved to Wildwood...
George Beaugh recalled that his crew took the Northern route to England. Since the weather was so bad, they had to stop...
Ben Skardon thought the prisoners would be taken back to Bilibid Prison and that the American troops were nearby or...
John Mock and the other wounded were moved from town to town. Sometimes they stayed in a hospital and sometimes they...
Everybody was scared the first time, and every time they jumped out of an airplane. Gerard Dillon says that if you were...
John Singlaub was nervous about parachuting into France, but, even so, his team was not ineffectual. Prior to the jump...
Samuel Spector was always hungry in the jungle with Detachment 101. The food that was airdropped would not last long so...
Rollins Rosenzweig continued to fly missions over Okinawa after the attack on the Japanese battleship Yamato. Missions...
[Annotator's Note: Dominic Martello served in the Army as a half-track driver and gunner in Cannon Company, 39th...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
Manfred Klepper heard a knock on the family apartment door at dusk [Annotator's Note: on the evening of 9 November 1938...
Frank Pomroy begins the interview by talking about the living conditions on Guadalcanal. Living conditions were as...
Richard Higgins occasionally wants to forget what he has seen. Higgins remembers being on Cape Gloucester hiding behind...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
The war in the Pacific was still raging when Mickey Montalbano shipped out on the USS Jason (AR-8). He stopped in...
Sterling Mace had various individuals in his platoon for the assault on Peleliu. There was Jim McEnery, the platoon...
They did everything they could do to get off of the beach. One of the warrant officers was hit and told Keith Renstrom...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] In the lock up...
Leslie Aigner walked through the outskirts of Landsberg. A fellow prisoner pointed out the prison where Hitler [...
Tom Quigley remembers watching as the two platoons before his made their way down the hillside, through some fields,...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
[Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks and his family lived just outside of Manila in the Philippines. Following the...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
The experience of seeing the kids wanting American candy, and the subsequent revelation of the ship that had passed...
Clarence Carlson was only stationed at St. John in France [Annotator's Note: Beaumont Sur Oise Airfield, Beaumont Sur...
Theodore Finkbeiner returned to his squad [Annotator's Note: in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry...
Jack Skaggs and his comrades were loaded aboard the Nitta Maru for departure from Wake. They left on 12 January 1942....
Gerhard Franzky remembers Leipzig before the war as being a very historical city with very old opera houses and...
Herman Prager and the USS Kingfish (SS-234) refitted at Guam twice, Midway once and Pearl Harbor once. While at Pearl...
In Iraq, John Alison spotted a B-25 [Annotator's Note: North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber] flying overhead. He...
[Annotator's Note: There is an odd cut in video here.] Ernest Gross was sent from Auschwitz [Annotator's Note:...
Forrest Villarrubia and the Marines on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Monitor (LSV-5)] were loaned to General...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Massey served in the Army as a BAR man in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
One morning around 1 May 1945, Paul Bosworth woke up to the smell of coffee which was unusual. He woke up Byron [...

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