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Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Harry Bell served in Company F, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division] as a mortar gunner...
[Annotator's Note: Elmer Knudsen served in the Army as a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment,...
Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Peter Harry fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Snow and winter began to set in and then the Battle of the Bulge began....
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, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Tom Quigley remembers how one night before they blew the pillboxes, he and some other men were watching what they...
Frank Hartzell advanced through the ranks as squad and then platoon leader as casualties mounted during the Battle of...
Arthur Seltzer was a participant in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle began in December 1944. It was cold and...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Alexander Marsh was in charge of three 57mm anti-tank guns and a platoon of 20 to 25 men. At night he could hear the...
Vernon Leopold saw the evidence of German activity in his sector when he went on patrol. Seeing boot prints or other...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
Carl Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator's Note: Aachen, Germany]. He was only there...
[Annotator's Note: George Griffenhagen served in the Army as a combat engineer first in Company E, 20th Engineer...
Sidney Philips remembers explosions everywhere. Small arms fire everywhere. The total concern was for yourself. It is...
Bernard Friedenberg had his basic training at Fort Hancock. When Pearl Harbor was attacked, he was working with his...
Harry Bell and the rest of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division...
Bruno Viani was in the 102nd Medical Regiment, Company B, 27th Infantry Division prior to the start of the war. As part...
Herbert Weatherwax was drafted into the military when he was 24 years old. He had a problem with alcohol while he was...
A day after William Garbo and his machine gun squad successfully ambushed a group of Japanese soldiers in a mountain...
Arthur Pendleton went to Pavuvu after Cape Gloucester. There, he dealt with a bout of appendicitis which almost killed...
When they reached the field hospital, Edmund Durocher was put on a stretcher in the mortar platoon area. At the bottom...
After a narrow escape from a deadly Japanese ambush, and a tragic friendly fire casualty that night, William Garbo and...
During the second day of combat, John Caponigro went into the same area [Annotator's Note: near Saarbrucken]. This time...
Byron Othello Wilkins was given an automatic rifle after they cleared the foxholes on the hill. All the men had M1...
[Annotators Note: Frank Guidone served in the US Marine Corps as a member of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.]When they...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
After Guadalcanal, James Gulotta went to Bougainville. They did a lot of heavy fighting on Bougainville. The Marines...
Adolph Wilson fought through some of the worse jungles on Bougainville. It had everything imaginable. It rained every...
When they attacked the Siegfried Line Fred Hirsekorn and his fellow soldiers knew they were attacking into Germany. On...
Tom Quigley recalls how when they were approaching Brest, he saw a soldier who was directing traffic get hit by an 88...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson served in the US Marine Corps as an automatic rifleman in Company I, 3rd Battalion,...

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