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Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
George Haines says that the equipment supply chain worked well. They would often be short of the clips for the Thompson...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
Richard Keller did not see too much of Hill 700 but he had a friend named Sid Goodkin, the commander of Company G [...
Floyd Dumas was injured at Salerno when a fragment from a hand grenade hit him. He was patched up and stayed on the...
[Annotator's Note: Elmo Bell served in the Army as a sergeant in Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry...
After the 82nd Airborne Division finished combat operations in Normandy, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider...
Robert Huber's unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division]...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
William Dabney notes that the explosive did not have to be activated before being hauled up with the balloon. They...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
Once Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the bridge at La Fiere,...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Thomas Murphy graduated from high school on 6 June 1944 and was inducted into the military two days later. He took his...
William Garbo was born in 1924 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was in high school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor....
James Goodrich landed [Annotator's Note: on Iwo Jima] on Red Beach 1 with the 2nd Battalion [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
Edwin Knight participated in the amphibious landings in Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines [Annotator's Note: in January...
Ira Schilling and his outfit of assault engineers landed in the third wave during the invasion of Saipan. They landed...
On the day North Korea invaded South Korea [Annotator's Note: 25 June 1950], Elizabeth Barrett and her husband were...
As they neared Iwo Jima, James Salerno and the others were told that it would not take more than a week to take the...
Since Richard Nummer had been separated from his original unit [Annotator's Note: Weapons Company, 28th Marine Regiment...
Joseph LaNier had no training or explanation concerning how to perform as a Seabee [Annotator’s Note: Seabee is a twist...
Saipan was a bigger island then Tinian so it required a different kind of fight. After Tinian, Michael Mervosh felt...
Adolph Wilson and the 5th Marine Division assaulted Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: on 19 February 1945]. The island was...
Jack Skaggs was on Wake Island on 23 December 1941 when the Japanese launched their amphibious invasion of the island....
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Lawrence Yatsu went to Fort Meade, Maryland when he left Camp Blanding. From there they went overseas on a troopship....
Samuel Spector thought the Kachin people were diverse. They were from various areas. Some were very smart and others...
After Sicily, Floyd Dumas went to Salerno. The fighting there was not much different than it had been in Sicily except...
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion [Annotator's Note: 100th Infantry Battalion] came together in...
Frank Stewart stopped to see one of his brothers in Oklahoma on his way to Boston when he returned to the United States...
[Annotator's Note: Allen Tillery served in the USMC as a Japanese language specialist. For the campaign in the Marshall...

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