Hospital stays

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An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
At Wendover, there was a base regulation stating that there was never to be any ammunition present in an aircraft until...
George Morgan told his parents about his wartime experiences. He told them about being wounded in the invasion of...
Monty Joe Boitnott was wounded when he was bringing supplies on a mule and a mortar shell hit the path. The mule went...
John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
At Sioux City, the ground crew was completing their training and going on last leaves. One day, the first sergeant...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Bruno Viani was born in Greenwich Village in New York City in 1921. He grew up on a crowded street that was primarily...
Harley Reynolds’s company came across some German collaborators who had killed themselves once they realized the...
Darold Rice says that soon after he was retired from the war and was taken to a hospital in Luxembourg. He ate, slept,...
To Harry Quinn, combat was the closest thing to Hell that a person could experience. Sleep was disrupted at night by...
Olen Grant only had one surgery while he was in Austria. In the hospital room Grant was in there were three Americans...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
William Leibold spoke to his wife Grace for the first time in years while he was in Oakland. She wanted to visit but he...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
George Morgan waited on his orders to attend the Naval Prep School for the Naval Academy. Something was delaying them...
Grant had been on the fourth floor of the hospital, but it was not long before he was going down to the first floor to...
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...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
Roger Shaw arrived in Bahia, Brazil aboard the SS . He had met some associates previously in Bahia, but he discovered...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Fitts, Jr. served in the Army in the mortar squad, 2nd Platoon, Company C, 66th Armored...
Warren Schmitt and Ted Paulch were in the same hospital [Annotators Note: after they both survived the Malmedy Massacre...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
Richard Higgins was not on Bloody Nose Ridge but he was close it. Another man Higgins had great respect for was Red...

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