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Richard Scheerer never spoke much about the war after he got home. He just wanted to forget it. It was a four year...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
Monty Joe Boitnott was on tour [Annotators Note: on an overseas tour of duty] for 16 months. The only member of...
Byron Othello Wilkins was put on the front line again with his company. The sleeping holes were dug into the walls near...
They did not want to get caught on the railroad tracks when hit was dark because that is when the RAF would come...
When Robert Liles arrived in China, he and the other pilots lived in hostels. They also had Chinese room boys that took...
Darold Rice remembers how when he and the other privates reported back for duty no one was at the camp and they joined...
A great deal of camaraderie had been established in the unit, especially among the guys Fred Hirsekorn had been in the...
Luna Kaufman and the concentration camp survivors stayed in place for a few days but the Russians were coming and...
After Orville Bethard went aboard ship [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] they went to Australia where...
On the morning of 7 December 1941, Roy Boreen enjoyed an early breakfast of pancakes. After breakfast he went to the...
Judith Meisel was taken by train to Auschwitz. They were loaded into a car with others who were already there. Feces...
The barracks Charles Womack and the other Marines stayed in when they were on Pavuvu the first time were still there...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
Byron Othello Wilkins, who goes by B.O. Wilkins, was named after his father. He grew up in northeast Arkansas in Luxora...
Charles Moore flew to support beleaguered American troops in Bastogne. [Annotator’s Note: relief to the men in...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Joseph Simpson arrived in La Havre, France after crossing the English Channel. Those in charge decided the troops...
Russell Hoff and the 106th Infantry Division had been sent to the front as relief for the 2nd Infantry Division, which...
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
Arthur Seltzer was a participant in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle began in December 1944. It was cold and...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Pendleton served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gunner in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st...
Harry Bell and the rest of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
Lawrence Brooks was drafted in 1940 and went for basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. By November [Annotator's...
Dabney Montgomery was inducted into the United States Army Air Corps and sent to Kessler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was born in January 1923 in Pasadena, California. He was one of five children. Times were tough for...
Catherine Long had boot training in the Navy. Her parents had no objection to her joining the service. Her father was...
Thomas Murphy was drafted into the Army on 8 June [Annotators Note: 8 June 1944]. His father had worked as the...
One of the chiefs saw Jack Yusen again at the opening of the Taffy 3 memorial and asked Yusen if he remembered him....
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Frank Mancuso crossed the Volturno River prior to Monte Cassino. His unit gathered in a courtyard to refuel their...
Byron Othello Wilkins left the infirmary and was placed on a farm where there were a lot of British and various other...

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