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Norman Bussel spent Christmas 1944 at Stalag Luft IV [Annotator’s Note: Stalag Luft IV (Stammlager Luft IV), Gross...
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
Frederick Moore's scariest experience was flying a green airplane low over a green jungle and looking up to see flashes...
[Annotator's Note: Henry Bourgeois served in the USMC as a pilot flying Vought F4U Corsair fighter aircraft with Marine...
Fernando Serna and the defenders of Corregidor were bombarded continuously for days on end. He was scared but he kept...
After arriving in Southern France, Thomas Houdek and the rest of his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
Oran Harris maintains that after having walked for 67 days, 2,000 people from the Bataan Death March were transferred...
James Odom recalled two big "fracases." In Leyte Bay, his ship was part of what he has been told was the largest...
Jules Levin's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 41st Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division] was assigned another...
Dominick Sgobbo walked 200 miles with Patton's [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton] forces...
Vernon Cummings' first battle station [Annotator's Note: aboard USS Indiana (BB-58)] was below deck in the powder room...
Francis Dymnicki would wake up very early in the morning to prepare for a bombing mission. Daylight hours in England...
Melvin L. Baker was born in November 1919 in Marysville which is near his current home in Summerdale, Pennsylvania. He...
Francis Hurd's engineering unit [Annotator's Note: the 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] built a number of Bailey...
The trip overseas was very interesting for Gabriel Kinney. They traveled aboard an old Norwegian freighter with no...
Enrique Cervantes flew about 25 missions over Europe. Although he classified those missions as uneventful, they were...
They shipped out in late September [Annotator's Note: September 1942] and landed in North Africa on 8 November 1942....
While Sterling Mace was positioned north on Okinawa, he would look south and see what appeared to be, and sounded like...
Arthur Pendleton was happy to get off of Cape Gloucester. They were there during the monsoon season. It was a terribly...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Elisabeth Bolster and her husband left Bremerhaven for America. There were four tier bunk beds on the ship. There were...
Wayne Pierce felt the night attack on Cauyuigy was the right thing to do. The attack failed because the 400 Americans...
Most of the inmates of the Dachau concentration camp spoke Hebrew which Arthur Seltzer could somewhat communicate with...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
Luna Kaufman had to pack just one valise for her transfer out of the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Cracow ghetto was...
During the entire year of 1943, Alexander White and his father worked at the air base and lived in the barracks. In...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotator's Note: throughout Germany]. One time, they...
One of Elmo Bell's superiors [Annotator's Note: he does not specify who] doubted the effectiveness of the pathfinder...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
John Morrow does not really remember his first mission as a radio operator on a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17...
Jack Lengsfield says that although he thought about the moral implications of bombing cities, he had no qualms and...
Lawrence John Lejeune graduated from Merchant Marine training in Saint Petersburg, Florida in May 1944 then was shipped...
Richard Witaker faced many hardships on Okinawa. Troops suffered from fatigue resulting from tension and lack of sleep...

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