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Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
James Crane experienced a great change in the Merchant Marine. He was concerned about making the first convoy, but he...
Roger Shaw wanted to ship out on a vessel that traversed the Mississippi River frequently. This would better enable him...
Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
Norman Hatch filmed the battle on Tarawa with black and white 35mm film, but most of the rest of his photographers shot...
[Annotators Note: Frank Guidone served in the US Marine Corps as a member of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.]When...
Olen Grant only had one surgery while he was in Austria. In the hospital room Grant was in there were three Americans...
Sidney Philips remembers hearing about Pearl Harbor while sitting at a drug store counter on the corner of Dauphin and...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Frank Buschmeier went to armament school in Denver, Colorado. In Denver, the men were split into training groups for...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
Richard Higgins left Peleliu and went to Pavuvu and got off the ship. The next day a clerk told Higgins that he was...
Sidney Philips remembers someone being perfect. He was handsome, young, and the girls loved him. Phillips tells...
John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
Lydia Grant describes recreation and life as a young girl in the Navy Yard at Pearl Harbor. As a young girl, she...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
Kauffman gave George Morgan a 60 day leave upon their return home. [Annotator’s Note: Commander Draper L. Kauffman,...
William Pena arrived at the aid station. The medic that had been attached to him and his men joked that they had...
Harry Quinn arrived at the hospital on 19 June [Annotator’s Note: 19 June 1944] and remained there until the middle of...
As a veteran, John Witmeyer believes in the importance and the value of history, especially the history of World War 2...
Once Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the bridge at La Fiere,...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
Arthur Killam kept up with some of the guys he served with in the US Navy during the war but never went to any of the...
[Annotator's Note: This segment is the beginning of a second interview recorded with Mrs. Grant in the studio at The...
Joseph LaNier was 15 years old and working in a nightclub when an incident happened in Columbus [Annotator’s Note:...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Romus Burgin was born in Jewett, Texas and stayed there until he graduated high school in 1941. He joined the Marine...
As a 13 year old, David Yoho did not have friends of draft age. He did keep company with older boys and took on a tough...
Walter Barnes did not see much of a change in New Orleans when he returned after the war. Before the war he and his...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Richard Higgins occasionally wants to forget what he has seen. Higgins remembers being on Cape Gloucester hiding behind...
James Livaudais knew he had really seen combat after the battle at La Fiere and the Merderet crossing. He thought at...
Roger Shaw arrived in Bahia, Brazil aboard the SS . He had met some associates previously in Bahia, but he discovered...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard the submarine USS Sea Dragon.]...

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