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Andrew Kiniry went for his physical on 8 August 1942. Shortly after his induction on 22 August at Fort Dix, he traveled...
Mitchell Zimmer attended boot camp at Newport, Rhode Island. He went to special training in San Diego. He was assigned...
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...
While David Flynn was in the water, he was only concerned with staying alive, not with thoughts of what would happen if...
Wim de Jonge accompanied an officer to Jakarta. They traveled alone in a jeep through the mountains without convoy...
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...
Frank Stewart shows the interviewer a photograph that was taken at the naval hospital in San Diego. Bob Day had also...
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...
Odell Vaughn was wounded near Pisa, Italy. He went to assist a wounded man in a minefield. Four men near him...
[Annotator's Note: James Goodrich served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gun section leader in the 27th Marine...
John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
Before crossing the Moselle River, James Deal received wounds from shrapnel. The location had been cleared of enemy...
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...
The Germans were good fighters, according to Harry Koukos, and they were ruthless, cruel and brutal. He recalled going...
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...
Robert Riddle went to San Pedro, California for boot camp. He was excited to see the ocean for the first time, and...
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...
Arthur Staymates was presented the Bronze Star for actions performed early in his combat. He earned his first Bronze...
Charles Davis experienced his first burial at sea after the 13 to 15 November battle [Annotator's Note: 13 to 15...
As Charles Balaza prepared to enter Cabanatuan, he had access to a water pump and filled his canteen. The Japanese said...

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