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[Annotator's Note: Richard Keller served in the Army as the company commander of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 148th...
After William Garbo was transferred to the 112th Cavalry Regiment [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th...
George Sakato had to go and rescue the Lost Battalion [Annotator's Note: elements of the 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry...
Fred Hirsekorn's unit [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] had a tough time at...
Anthony Varuso served in the Navy for three years and eight months. He had rotated back to the United States by the...
For Samuel Jenkins, returning to the United States was much easier than going to Europe. He just laid in his bunk and...
George Sakato would hear different things while out on patrols. Once a Tiger [Annotator's Note: German Mark VI main...
James Muri believes that his gunner shot up a Japanese antiaircraft gun crew on the Akagi but the Japanese claim that...
Darold Rice remembers boarding the ship to head back to the USA after the war was over. He joined up with a random...
They crossed into eastern France and had to wade through a river as they headed towards the German lines. It was muddy...
Charles Coolidge went into Anzio during the day then started moving that night for a planned attack the next morning....
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to talk about the build up to the...
In total, William Garbo and the men of G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment spent about a month in the village...
To Lucien Laborde, the first 20 minutes of the movie Saving Private Ryan accurately depict what they experienced when...
Charles Murray was told by the regimental commander on 13 December [Annotator's Note: 13 December 1944] to go south....
Dan Baker was born in Marietta, Ohio in 1923. He attended Indiana University and was in the ROTC program. Despite being...
Michael J. Doi was born in California. On 19 January 1942 Doi was inducted into the US Army at the age of 21. The army...
Stegmeier was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1922. At the time of the interview he is 85 years old. He attended Grandview...
The river crossing [Annotators Note: the 20 September 1944 crossing of the Waal River in Holland during Operation...
Yellin went to witness the ceremony in 2006. He met a few different Japanese soldiers and American military personnel...
Bailey has seen the Okinawan civilian jumping off of cliffs on television. It puzzles Bailey how two Okinawan women...
The second day they were run out by the Japanese again [Annotator’s Note: On Okinawa, April 1945]. Deen notes that it...
James Smith watched the battle [Annotators Note: the battle of Gavutu] from Tulagi. [Annotators Note: Smith gets off...
While Richard Greer and his fellow Marines were on Guadalcanal they were bombed almost constantly. They were hit at ten...
One of the new pilots from Vejtasa's group got lost during the battle. He tried to make it to Guadalcanal but couldn't...
Charles Scheffel’s run in with Mr. Shaw [Annotators Note: George Bernard Shaw] was not included in his book Crack and...
Myers was discharged from the Navy as a Seamen Last-Class [Annotator's Note: either apprentice seaman or seaman 2nd...
Charles Scheffel located the headquarters of the 39th Infantry Regiment. He reported to the colonel who was glad to see...
Clinton Gardner learned in May 1944 that he and other officers would be sent to a special camp to learn the details of...
The next morning, possibly around 3 am, Baldwin and the rest of Cannon Company were told to get ready to go ashore. To...
After basic training Richard Greer and the other Marines from his boot camp class went to Norfolk, Virginia where they...
McClellan and two other people were selected to take the guns down to Paris. On the train ride down he was with a...
Hanna was the chief clerk for group engineering [Annotator’s Note: at Clark Field in the Philippines in 1941]. His boss...
They [Annotator's Note: Raymond Zager and his fellow soldiers of the 66th Infantry Regiment, 71st Infantry Division]...
The 3rd Infantry Division assimilated all of its regiments into the 3rd Division's headquarters at Fort Lewis,...
Leisey was told before he deployed that he was going to go to Officer Candidate School, yet that never developed. He...

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