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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...
On the morning of the 16th [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944] Lyle Bouck was surprised by shelling. They could hear...
Vernon Baker continues to describe his Medal of Honor actions in Italy. He began cutting wire on the hill. The wire was...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his company [Annotators Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
Richard Ford recalls a nasty day in England. Eisenhower came through with his staff. There were RAF [Annotators Note:...
Teddy [Annotator's Note: Lieutenant Theodore "Teddy" Keller, Gravois' future brother-in-law] and Gravois trained in New...
Bell has trouble bringing up exactly what his unit was doing at the time because he remembers it as a, "constant...
During the first attack the Germans walked toward Milosevich's position. No tanks were sent at them for fear that they...
Mann landed in Southern France early in the morning [Annotator's Note: the morning of 15 August 1944]. He went ashore...
John Weinart notes that the previous story was probably the closest he ever got to being killed. It was not an unusual...
Slape and Creger [Annotators Note: Sgt. William Slape and Private John B. Creger] were trying to get back to the...
Milosevich did not know of the plan to pull back.The Germans flanked the position and captured hole after hole. They...
At some point after Theodore Finkbeiner returned to his company [Annotators Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th...
When you woke up in the morning, you had to make up your bed and it had to be basically a foot or 2 off the floor. The...
Mancel Kirk was a squad leader. When he would send people out on a patrol or mission he would usually out on point. If...
Lynn Compton knew the Germans were nearby while he and his men stayed in the area. Compton had to go to the listening...
Deen believes the mortar team helped to save the men at the point [Annotator’s Note: on Peleliu, September 1944]. He...
When Mancel Kirk was in the Anzio beachhead the only time they could get out [Annotators Note: of their foxholes] was...
Bill Jenkins saved Deen's life on the first day [Annotator’s Note: Peleliu, 15 September 1944]. The men were busy...
During the battle in the Parroy Forest in eastern France, John Witmeyer had two Sherman tanks at his disposal to break...
Tom Quigley and his men watched their comrades try and make their way up Hill 192 under heavy German fire, and saw a...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...

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