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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
Robert Liles contracted amoebic dysentery in China and was sent to a hospital in India. He flew back to his base in a...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
Vernon Leopold saw the evidence of German activity in his sector when he went on patrol. Seeing boot prints or other...
Richard Nummer entered service in November 1943 at 17 years old. He went to San Diego for boot camp. That was his first...
Jack Brukman had not been anyplace before receiving his draft notice. He considered himself a mama's boy. Young...
Catherine Long had boot training in the Navy. Her parents had no objection to her joining the service. Her father was...
At Wendover, there was a base regulation stating that there was never to be any ammunition present in an aircraft until...
One of the chiefs saw Jack Yusen again at the opening of the Taffy 3 memorial and asked Yusen if he remembered him....
After being wounded, Richard Keller was evacuated to a field hospital [Annotator's Note: Keller was shot by a sniper...
Arthur Pendleton went to Pavuvu after Cape Gloucester. There, he dealt with a bout of appendicitis which almost killed...
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...
After a narrow escape from a deadly Japanese ambush, and a tragic friendly fire casualty that night, William Garbo and...
George Spera's first wound in combat was a small injury to his left hand in November [Annotator's Note: November 1944...
During the second day of combat, John Caponigro went into the same area [Annotator's Note: near Saarbrucken]. This time...
Earl Tweed was wounded once during his service. That was in the 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11 November 1944] attack...
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...
Judith Baron experienced hell on earth at Bergen-Belsen. The camp was not prepared for the mass number of people...
When Company I came to the relief of a decimated Company K, George Peto, who served as a forward mortar observer,...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Claude Shannahan joined the 3rd Marines [Annotator's Note: 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division]. He went with the...
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...
Cape Gloucester was a rough campaign for Arthur Pendelton. They captured prisoners. Some of the fellas that had lost...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...

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