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Leisey was told before he deployed that he was going to go to Officer Candidate School, yet that never developed. He...
Theodore Finkbeiner and the paratroopers he was with started heading toward Gela. Whenever they heard shooting they...
Clinton Gardner witnessed a huge explosion at 5am in the afternoon [Annotator’s Note: on June 6th, 1944 Normandy D-Day...
On 16 December 1944, the Germans started the biggest battle of offensive fighting in the world's history, the Battle of...
During the initial attack Rogers was in the bushes away from the air field and could see them fly over. That was around...
Another problem they had was when they 1st arrived on the island they ran out of food. When they landed they had the...
Mancel Kirk and his unit continued to move up toward Pisa, Italy. They were moving pretty good did not have much...
Currey picks back up on his Medal of Honor action story from the point in time right after he fired on the tank with...
Their strategy didn't work because they couldn't bend around Rocherath-Krinkelt [Annotator’s Note: During the Battle of...
Michael Doi did not experience and maltreatment or racism even when he went to the South but his daughter did. After...
John Weinart crossed the Rhine River and headed into southern Germany. They would frequently ride on tanks. Weinart...
They had also attacked the smaller fields in the area [Annotator's Note: the Japanese in the Philippines in December...
Bailey had been walking around the ship [Annotator's Note: the ship that was taking him to the invasion of Okinawa]. He...
Kassal was sent back to the United States for five weeks before finally making it overseas. They traveled through...
The bunkers were made of coconut logs placed over a deep hole with mud placed on the top of the logs [Annotator’s Note...
There had been numerous plans for the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] but none came about until the...
Kalil thought his chance of survival was fifty percent. They traveled straight to the Ardennes Forest and stayed in a...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Bloody Ridge had other names but that night it was officially named Bloody Ridge. It was the one spot that the Japanese...
Hawk arrived in England and took a C-47 across the English Channel to France. His aircraft landed on an airstrip on the...
There was a lot more action at night than during the day.The Allied troops on the Anzio beachhead were made up of...
Bailey was assigned to unloading ships. When he wasn't unloading ships he was walking around. He couldn't stay still....
Deploying overseas was the first time Stegmeier had ever left the country and it was interesting for him. When they...
Lyle Bouck and Slape [Annotator's Note: US Army Sgt. William Slape] went back and got the platoon members who were to...
On the 3rd of January 1945 the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] attacked through the Bois Jacques...
Theodore Finkbeiner went on a patrol to snatch a prisoner one night and came to a bridge that had been blown out. They...
Wojiy was very paranoid and took the civilians back to the lieutenant [Annotator's Note: during fighting in the Alsace-...
Kalil mentions moving into the positions previously occupied by the 2nd Infantry Division at Lanzareth, Belgium. Kalil...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
The Gothic Line goes all the way across Italy. The area where Mancel Kirk and his Company G, 168th Infantry Regiment...
To Richard Greer the staff NCOs in the weapons company were the heroes. They had a lot of old staff NCOs that they...
When Mann's unit broke out of the Anzio beachhead they walked in the direction of the Alban Hills.At 1 point they were...
John Weinart could only stay scared for so long. He did his best to maintain his excitement and adrenaline. There was a...
On the 16th [Annotator’s Note: 16 May 1945 on Okinawa] Bailey moved out but got pinned down again and took cover in...
Deen was supposed to follow Bill Thompson [Annotator’s Note: during the invasion of Peleliu, 15 September 1944]. He was...
Dan Baker and his men moved towards Munich with greater ease because they did not have winter weather to contend with...

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