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Dominic Martello learned that when going fast in the sand, the wheel of the half-track could be turned, but the force...
William Dabney and his fellow soldiers tried to enjoy themselves whenever they could. They would engage in activities...
The caravan of trucks that took Hugh Colbert and the men of the 106th Infantry Division to the front lines stretched as...
As Lieutenant John Marr was taken by boat to American positions across the Merderet River from Timmes' orchard [...
The first day Dale LeBlanc was ashore on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: LeBlanc landed on Okinawa on 1 April 1945] they...
Vernon Leopold arrived on the Belgium and German border at the village of Hünningen. They took over a farm house that...
Sterling Mace and his platoon rode to the assault beach at Peleliu in an Amtrak [Annotator's Note: Landing Vehicle,...
Eva Gross was born in December 1927 in Belahavo [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling], Czechoslovakia and grew up in...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
John Moran was born in Superior, Wisconsin. He had a great youth and enlisted in the Army at 17. He was then sent to...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
As soon as the artillery rounds got close, Charles Murray could not call in corrections because the batteries in his...
Robert Kelso crossed into Germany through the Siegfried Line and headed toward Salzburg. His unit was in Salzburg when...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
Lawrence Brooks followed the war while he was in service. One of the islands he was on had Japanese pillboxes. The...
Lieutenant John Marr was assigned to guide Company C, 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment in that company's...
Walter Jacobs thought that the Japanese were not normal people. They were fanatics. They were good at sneaking around...
In Harold DeForest's platoon there were two squads of machine guns and three squads of mortars. There were about 12 men...
Richard Boyd had been taught that fighting the war was his job. He never gave any thought to the fact that the enemy...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th...
Harley Reynolds notes that a few of the wounded men were dragging behind. They made it to the trench area. They had men...
Samuel Malta and his company [Annotator's Note: Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division]...
[Annotators Note: segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to describe his first moments in Normandy]...
John Witmeyer boarded ship on 5 June 1944 for transport across the English Channel. Before Witmeyer crossed the channel...
George Sakato recalled that they took that hill then had to take a few others [Annotator's Note: during fighting in...
Harvey Segal reached the French coast. He had to board a landing craft after taking off his 80 pound pack. The timing...
In Sidney LaPook's next bivouac, German pilots, called Bed Check Charlie by the GIs, buzzed them late at night and...
Sterling Mace and Company K, along with Companies L and I, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment were told to withdraw...
Samuel Jenkins does not remember hearing the fire fight in the next town over because of all the shelling in his...
[Annotators Note: Frank Guidone served in the US Marine Corps as a member of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] While...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
When Trinidad Ledesma lived in Riverside, California, he would get up in the middle of the night and make his family...
Sidney Philips remembers the Marines bringing the amphibious tank up the creek from the beach. It was just sitting...
Romus Burgin and the men of the 5th Marine Regiment shipped out from Melbourne in September 1943 and were stationed for...

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