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Alexander Jefferson listened to the BBC radio at the POW camp, but had no idea about the landings in Southern France....
Robert Hammond was sent to Great Lakes, Illinois in the dead of winter for boot camp. He was prepared for the cold, but...
They were not told where they going or how long the journey was. This was the last time Eva Schloss was together with...
Robert Templet was aboard the USS Roxanne (AKA-37) when the Japanese surrendered. During the course of the war, the...
John DuBose signed on the SS Frenchtown as a messman. The ship was a T-2 tanker that was welded during construction and...
Louis Conter accompanied a friend's brother to the Navy recruiting station so that the individual could reenlist....
Louis Conter left boot camp in San Diego, California with the knowledge that he was to be assigned to the battleship...
While on maneuvers aboard the Texas [Annotator's Note: USS Texas (BB-35)] in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Richard Ryan was...
Jack Beverstein was deployed to Samar in the Philippines. He was bivouacked in a tent in a cemetery. He liked the...
Barbara Butler's first installation was on Leyte. Her living quarters were very close to the beach where General...
Donald Beeghly did not see any massive movements of German prisoners. Beeghly has a document he received from the...
After over a week in combat on a mountain ridge, William Garbo and the men of G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry...
Eugene Tarrant would clean up the compartments of the mess attendants and things of that nature. He met a few Filipinos...
John Nicholas was a Seaman 2nd Class deck hand when he went aboard the Gayety [Annotator's Note: USS Gayety (AM-239)]....
Charles Brooks would have breakfast before dawn onboard the ship. He would then look to see his assignment for the day...
Frank Kubiak reveals incidents that occurred with his shipmates. Some instances involved risky activities that could...
Black hoods were placed on the heads of William Leibold and the others [Annotator's Note: the survivors of the sinking...
George Joseph Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) participated in the invasions of the Marshall and Gilbert...
John W. Towle was flying towards his target with its flying bombs. The Germans placed their antiaircraft weapons in...
Eugene Vaadi went to the Philippines as part of the 581st Air Resupply and Communications Squadron, 13th Air Force,...
Gus Gikas and his unit spent six weeks in North Africa, mainly in training exercises simulating shipboard problems that...
When Ralph Weymouth started flying from Guadalcanal they were originally quartered with a Seabee outfit but soon moved...
Robert Fisch became part of the Jewish men who were between 18 and 48 years of age who were called up to serve the...
Wanda Damberg witnessed the science building at the university converted into a small clinic [Annotator’s Note: Damberg...
Joseph Brannan was stationed in Southern France after being based in Italy. In France, liberty was more available than...
Howard Fox was with the Seventh Army going into France, serving on the USS Catoctin (AGC-5), the amphibious command...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
John McConn fought his first major battle at Saint-Dié [Annotator's Note: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges]. The Americans were on...
Harry Bell ended up in IX-B [Annotator's Note: Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany]. In the camp was a man who Bell...
Chester Strunk received only half the Red Cross parcels allocated to the prisoners. The Germans supplemented that food...
John Sacks was in a camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft I in Barth, Germany] with four compounds that housed about 9,...
Chester Strunk was transported by train from an interrogation center in Budapest to Stalag Luft III at Zagan near...
James Siracuse could hear the ammunition train he bombed exploding in the distance. Every time there was an explosion...
John Angier was taken to Stalag Luft III-A [Annotator's Note: in Sagan, Poland] after being captured near Cologne,...
John Angier never personally interacted with his German guards at Stalag Luft III-A [Annotator's Note: in Sagan, Poland...

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