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After leaving the Battle of the Bulge, John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division chased the Germans out of Belgium. In...
 Lieutenant John Marr crossed the bridge at La Fiere with a group of about 75 men from Company G, 507th Parachute...
John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division were headed to join the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: he describes a...
When Ralph Weymouth started flying from Guadalcanal they were originally quartered with a Seabee outfit but soon moved...
John Kerner was in the Battle of Mortain [Annotator's Note: Operation Lüttich, German counterattack during Battle of...
Lester Hull does not remember much about the landings in Southern France. By the time they landed, the Germans were...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
Tom Quigley and his men began moving inland through the woods and were taking fire from German snipers posted in the...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in Marseilles, France and it was rainy and miserable. When they hit combat in France, it was...
The day after this last action there was hardly anyone left in Jack Houston's company [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd...
Jack Skaggs and his fellow Marines on Wake Island felt that they would be killed after capture. A World War 1 veteran...
They [Annotator's Note: John Mock and his fellow soldiers of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th...
Darold Rice and his last member of his machine gun crew set the gun up in a ditch by the crossroad and hunkered down...
Frank Mancuso served in an antitank company in the 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He had a platoon of...
When the battle initially started, Frank Pomroy was positioned with a water-cooled machine gun [Annotator's note: .30...
Gerard Halpern landed at Anzio in April [Annotators Note: April of 1944] and was assigned to his new squad. They were...
Robert Walter thinks the population of Krinkelt was about 5000 before the war. There was a church on Krinkelt. Water...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
As John Marr led his advanced scout team back to the position of Captain Ben Schwartzwalder [Annotator's Note:...
Van Barfoot first served with the 1st Infantry Division after he enlisted at Fort Benning, Georgia. With the 1st...
The artillery in the Hurtgen Forest was tree burst artillery which prevented men from digging foxholes in the cold...
Harley Reynolds thinks he was crazy to have assaulted that pillbox by himself. Only four hours before he had learned...
William Dabney notes that the equipment kept coming in [Annotators Note: across Omaha Beach in the days following the 6...
Harley Reynolds recognizes that the invasion [Annotators Note: the invasion of Sicily] was fairly easy in terms of...
When Keith Renstrom went to Iwo Jima he fought well because the excitement was not there. He functioned better as a...
Vernon Leopold provides a description of his fellow soldiers, the commander and non-commissioned officer in his I...
On the evening of 15 December 1944, the night before the Germans opened up the massive offensive referred to as the...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Houston served in the US Marine Corps as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotators Note: Warren Schmitt was a forward observer in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.]...
Harley Reynolds, through subsequent research, was able to find out what the German half track was doing there. The half...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
William Dabney and his unit dug into the sand as soon as they landed on the beach. They could not move inland until the...
Unbeknownst to Hugh Colbert and most of the men in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, the German advance had completely cut...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Robert Huber's first combat action in Holland was at night. It was a 40 man patrol sent out to capture some enemy...

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