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The Battle of the Driniumor River lasted for 45 days. William Garbo was attached to a regiment of the Army's Dixie...
Dale LeBlanc had been through Naha many times as a runner. Every time he went through there snipers would shoot at him...
Iwo Jima as the worst place Dave Severance fought. They could not see the enemy. The terrain was rough and open. Living...
By December 1944, Roger Bowers and his unit [Annotator's Note: 103rd Medical Battalion, 28th Infantry Division] had...
[Annotator's Note: Philip Schweitzer served in the Army as a combat medic in the 11th Airborne Division and took part...
The ship Angelo Ciotta was on headed to Iwo Jima, Japan, had so many people on board it was bad for him. He got the top...
William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment on the island of Luzon in the Philippines after...
George Haines was an infantry scout [Annotator's Note: in the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division] on New...
One of the worst times Philip Schweitzer experienced was the month that he spent on the plateau on New Guinea. Another...
When the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of Normandy, France] took place on 6 June 1944, Daniel Chester...
For Charles Coolidge, success [Annotators Note: success in combat] continued in Italy. His unit [Annotators Note:...
Felix Polito and the Force [Annotator's Note: 1st Special Service Force] became famous for climbing Monte la Difensa in...
James Goodrich thinks that people had a greater hatred for the Japanese than the Germans in America. He credits hearing...
After eliminating the remainder of the artillery positions on Ngesebus Island, the 5th Marine Regiment returned to...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] loaded their equipment on...
[Annotator's Note: Gabriel Kinney served in the Army as a BAR man and fought with the 25th Infantry Division on...
They [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were put ashore on New...
Richard Keller did not get promoted to captain until after they were in combat. They went straight into the jungle to...
Gabriel Kinney and the 2nd Battalion [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, Blue Combat Team, 5307th Composite Unit (...
Edmund Durocher was alone for a while [Annotator's Note: on a ridge on Cape Gloucester, New Britain known as Coffin...
[Annotator's Note: due to a technical problem, audio for this segment was lost].
[Annotator's Note: This clip begins with George Griffenhagen and the interviewer returning from a break and talking...
Richard Scheerer does not recall hearing any news about D-Day prior to crossing the Channel. The first night he sat...
After leaving Leipzig, Gerhard Franzky was caught at the border crossing at Premysl and sent to Berlin. In Berlin he...
Peter Harry spent six months in England then crossed the Channel to Omaha Beach in Normandy. He landed about two days...
When George Wichterich got in [Annotator’s Note: in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry Division] he was...
Wallace Jeffery and his outfit of direction finders entered Normandy on 7 June 1944. The men climbed over the side of...
Norman Riggsby went through maneuvers and practice landings in preparation for the invasion of France. Riggsby...
Ed Rendelman and his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 2nd Battalion, 359th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division] immediately...
Walter Halloran spent his first night in France in an apple orchard [Annotator’s Note: Halloran had landed that morning...
Once the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment arrived at Casablanca, Morocco and set up camp, Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
When asked his opinion of the Germans, Otis Gatewood said it seemed to him that the kids of the war generation were...
There were a lot of good guys in Frank Stewart's unit with the exception of some of the officers. On Guadalcanal,...
[Annotator's Note: Walter Jacobs served in the Army as a squad leader in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry...
When Charles Womack and the other Marines in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company M, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine...

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