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David Olson landed on Utah Beach on D plus 1. Part of his command was on another ship, the Susan B. Anthony [Annotator...
John Howland had been involved in Operation Fortitude in deceiving the Germans before D-Day. They were not affected by...
Ela Weissberger said a regular day in Terezin was under the leadership of a Berlin Zionist known to the Weissberger...
Frank Pomroy describes Johnny Rivers in detail saying the he liked to drink quite a bit and punched a hole in their...
During one impending Japanese air raid, John Alison jumped into the group commander's upgraded airplane and immediately...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
After basic training, Leo Praetorius completed a radio course and was slated to become a radio operator on a ship. At...
When he was drafted, Weldon Fruge wasn't excited about leaving his home and family, but he traveled to Fort Knox,...
Norman Hatch finished his photography training in New York City sometime in April 1942 then returned to Quantico,...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
[Annotator's Note: Segment begins with the interviewer asking William Winter about civil rights during his political...
There were many gold stars in the windows around Lorraine Mesken's home, and she remembers helping to console mothers...
William Dabney and his fellow soldiers tried to enjoy themselves whenever they could. They would engage in activities...
George Roberts took part in the 6 March [Annotator's Note: 6 March 1944] raid over Berlin during which 69 bombers were...
The caravan of trucks that took Hugh Colbert and the men of the 106th Infantry Division to the front lines stretched as...
Seymour Mermelstein encountered civilians in some of the small towns they went through. [Annotator's Note: Mermelstein...
Despite his excitement at being liberated from German custody, Rothacker Smith knew he was to return to a racist and...
When it was time to go back to the United States, Francis Resta was sent to a tent city at LeHavre, France to wait for...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Romus Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Before Elmo Espree got on the ship for deployment overseas, his group of black soldiers was lined up first on the...
[Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
Obie Wickersham was born in March 1925 in Oklahoma. One of the legacies of his father's World War 1 service was...
Archie Maltbie was born in 1923 in Turlock, California. He had an ordinary life growing up in Turlock. He focused on...
Jack T. Beverstein was born in 1925 in South Bend, Indiana. He grew up during the Great Depression, but it had little...
Pastor Dale Peterson was born in Warren, Minnesota in February 1926. He grew up in the Great Depression. His life was...
George Edward Morgan was born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey on 29 June 1927. He had a younger brother named Robert....
John DuBose was born in November 1926 in Dallas, Texas. He lived there almost all of his life. He grew up in a blue...
Melvin Munch was born in 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was raised in the portion of the city that was referred to...
William Epperson was born in Trinity, Texas in 1923. The population of the city of his birth had not grown over a 50...
Clayton Fisher has a friend named Roy Russell who served in the same bomb group, Bombing Squadron 8 (VB-8), who is...
Leroy Fadem was born in February 1921 in New York, New York. His father worked on Wall Street and his mother was a home...
Chester Lee Strunk was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan in December 1922. His father was a foundry worker. It was tough...
Harry C. Quinn, Jr. was born in 1925 near Brookhaven, Mississippi in Lincoln County. He grew up on a farm during the...
George Joseph Bertucci was born in July 1925 in New Orleans and was raised there. His mother passed when he was three...

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