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Judah Samet saw stacks of dead corpses about two stories high when he arrived in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note:...
Robert Maxwell was laying communications wiring on the left side of a road at Besançon, France when he discovered that...
[Annotator’s Note: A washing machine running in the background is audible throughout this segment. Interviewee has...
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...
George Henry Rosenberg [Annotator's Note: with the 721st Bombardment Squadron, 450th Bombardment Group, 47th...
Homer Cole flew 19 missions [Annotator's Note: Cole served in the US Army Air Forces as a tail gunner aboard...
[Annotator's Note: Video glitches several times throughout this segment.] Bernard Kofsky enlisted in the Army but...
Joseph Lesniewski kept no records about where they were going. In one battle, he got hit twice [Annotator's Note: he...
Robert Riddle went to San Pedro, California for boot camp. He was excited to see the ocean for the first time, and...
After being badly wounded and captured by the Germans, Chester J. Butcher [Annotator's Note: a fighter pilot with the...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
Arthur Staymates was presented the Bronze Star for actions performed early in his combat. He earned his first Bronze...
Ralph F. Lafferty did not get to see his brother often, despite being in the same regiment [Annotator's Note: Lafferty...
Charles Davis experienced his first burial at sea after the 13 to 15 November battle [Annotator's Note: 13 to 15...
Thomas Kiyoshi Tsubota [Annotator's Note: with Merrill's Marauders, the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)] walked...
As Charles Balaza prepared to enter Cabanatuan, he had access to a water pump and filled his canteen. The Japanese said...
Thomas Michael Holt was a POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] in the same camp [Annotator's Note: Oflag XIII-B near...
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...
Peter Hirschmann [Annotator's Note: a member of Company F, 2nd battalion, 310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry...
Edwin McGhee had experienced German and American shelling before his squad evacuated the building that was under fire....
Dominick Frank Poliseno was in an area of trees, brush and high grass, and he entered an abandoned house, sat in a...
Carl Landwehr was able to get a letter to his mother telling her of his being wounded, before the Army went to tell her...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
In the 1950s, Eileen Noll recognized the changes for women in the military. She felt more respected and leaned upon by...
James Wilson left Peleliu [Annotator's Note: after the Battle of Peleliu, September to November 1944, Peleliu, Palau]...
Raymond Hayes and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tortuga (LSD-26)] went to different places in China, delivering food...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Wallace Yip, Sr. how he felt about being wounded and hospitalized, and then...
Matthew Cornelia was born in July 1918 and raised in Rochester, New York. His parents were both born in Ireland. At a...
Ed Tunnicliff adjusted quickly back into civilian life. The Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina...
Richard Yavenue was with the 2nd Marine Division on Saipan [Annotator's Note: in the Northern Mariana Islands]. After...
Only one time did Frederick Amore come into a truly dangerous situation. He was not supposed to be in a "combat area,"...
Robert Brant wanted to be transferred to new duties on an escort ship going to the Philippines after spending 11 months...
Irwin Medway encountered anti-Semitism in Tennessee. He was beat up by another soldier. It has something to do with...
After the war, James Richard O'Rorke stumbled into various events that made his career what it was. That included some...

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