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When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
When Louis Smith's transport ship [Annotator's Note: USS Knox (APA-46)] arrived, among a mass of other ships, at Iwo...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Clifford Albert Hahn encountered harsh weather conditions on the opposite side of Attu [Annotator's Note: Attu,...
Jack Houston and a buddy who had been cut by a bayonet stayed in their hole for a while. Houston had a buddy named Joe...
[Annotator's Note: Recording begins mid conversation between Hugh Colbert and the interviewer.] Hugh Colbert joined the...
During the Invasion of Leyte [Annotator's Note: Battle of Leyte, 17 October to 26 December 1944], Robert Marich and his...
Vernon Henry Moret recalled a banzai attack on Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipain, Northern Mariana Islands]. The...
Richard "Dick" Willhour landed in Marseilles, France [Annotator's Note: with the 100th Infantry Division] and moved out...
Herbert W. Ridyard landed in France in September 1944. Part of the division [Annotator's Note: 94th Infantry Division]...
Wallace Yip, Sr. did his basic training at Camp Claiborne in Alexandria [Annotator's Note: Camp Claiborne, Rapides...
Lionel Baxter trained on howitzers. They went through [Annotator's Note: training] in eight weeks because they were...
Basic training was normal for Henry Little. His training for building bridges involved alligators and snakes swimming...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts abruptly.] In December 1944, Carl Beck was 19 years old and had just gotten...
In December 1944, Eduardo Alberto Peniche Carvajal was on R and R [Annotator's Note: rest and recuperation, or, rest...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Roy H. Matsumoto used his carbine [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic carbine] to drive back the enemy on...
Nicholas John Compagno and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 36th Engineer Combat...
When James Bollich was evacuated to the Bataan Peninsula [Annotator's Note: Bataan Peninsula, Luzon, Philippines], he...
Robert Addison [Annotator’s Note: with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] found that 11th Marine artillery was...
Already in the Philippines when Pearl Harbor was attacked, Ralph Griffith was ordered to his wartime position on...
Frank Maresca saw his first combat at Bristol. Shortly after they were issued their ammunition and k rations they were...
When Robert Powers invaded Guam, he did not go in on one of the new amphibious tractors [Annotator's Note: Landing...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
Melvin Munch stopped at Guam en route to Okinawa. He was concerned about the requirements of going into a war zone. He...
On 1 April 1945, James Stewart Rosenbaum, and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th...
Richard Witaker landed on Red Beach 2 on Easter Sunday, April Fool's day of 1945 [Annotator's Note: 1 April 1945]. The...
The Japanese had done a real job of planting all kinds of explosives [Annotator's Note: on Peleliu]. Arthur Jackson...
Charles Stix took an LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship, Tank] to the invasion of Peleliu [Annotator’s Note: Peleliu,...
Vernon Henry Moret's division [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout interview.] There were big rainstorms while there [...
Fortunately, the boat Michael Mervosh was in did not get hit [Annotator's Note: by Japanese artillery fire during the...
Richard Lockhart and the rest of the division [Annotator's Note: Lockhart was a gunner on a 57mm anti-tank gun in the...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...

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