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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Jeannine Burk was liberated in 1944. Her mother retrieved her and brought her home. [Annotator's Note: Burk, a Jewish...
Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
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...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
Robert Fisch witnessed Jews working for the Germans while he was incarcerated. Those complicit kapos, as they were...
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...
By daylight, combat started again. Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Swaney [Annotator's Note: Arthur Swanson from Boston,...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Harold Bergbower was on Clark Field in the Philippines on 8 December [Annotator's Note: 8 December 1941] when the...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
Howard Genrich was assigned to guard the Combat Command Headquarters because they had suffered casualties in their...
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...
Carrol Joy was erroneously given three sets of shots after swearing into the United States Army Air Forces. His first...
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...
Around three in the morning on 7 June [Annotator's Note: 7 June 1944] Harold Baumgarten saw an Army ambulance coming...
Arthur Pendleton went to Pavuvu after Cape Gloucester. There, he dealt with a bout of appendicitis which almost killed...
When they reached the field hospital, Edmund Durocher was put on a stretcher in the mortar platoon area. At the bottom...
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...
Richard Witaker recognized that the life expectancy of platoon leaders was not very long on Okinawa. The Japanese would...
Earl Tweed was wounded once during his service. That was in the 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11 November 1944] attack...
[Annotator's Note: James Goodrich served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gun section leader in the 27th Marine...

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