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Keith Renstrom and Amagony [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling; on Iwo Jima] looked at each other and gave each other...
Late in the war, Otis Gatewood said, there was a lot of propaganda circulating on the front lines. Hitler [Annotator's...
When he reached the front, Herb McClure was placed in a 60mm mortar squad. The ground was frozen so the soldiers couldn...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
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...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
Around Christmas [Annotator's Note: Christmas 1944], Charles Murray learned that people in the hospital were being sent...
A call went out for volunteers and Battery H, 11th Marine Regiment sent five people to the front to help out. Three of...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
Samuel Spector was shipped to Burma and its jungles. He was among the first individuals to carry into action the...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Romus Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Olin Tisdale's newly launched ship was meant to take a Seabee unit to Iwo Jima to refurbish landing strips. However,...
Bruno Viani was born in Greenwich Village in New York City in 1921. He grew up on a crowded street that was primarily...
Rena Finder was born in February 1929 in Krakow, Poland, and considered her family rich because she always had new...
John A. Pogue was born in North Madison, Indiana in April 1921. He attended North Madison High School. He participated...
Patrick Russell was born in Minneapolis in 1919. His wife was born there as well. He attended 14 different schools...
Gerhard Franzky was a member of the 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg. Franzky was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1925....
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
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,...
After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
Andrew Kiniry and his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] was stationed outside of Weimar at Hohra. The...
Donelson Houseman was confident in his training. What worried him was that he did not know where he was. He was taken...
Sherwin Callander's parents gave their permission for their 19 year old son to enlist. He took a bus to San Diego,...
Robert Max was not going to participate in the forced march. His right foot, inflamed with trench foot or frostbite,...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
Harold Horseman was the historian for the Guadalcanal veterans. Horseman wrote about the same area and about the same...
Edmund Durocher landed on Guadalcanal weighing 156 pounds and left weighing 126. He had no socks because they had...
Arthur Pendleton does not recall to much more about Cape Gloucester. There was nothing pleasant about it and he was...
In Norfolk, Virginia, Leo Praetorius was assigned to several different pilots. They were training up and down the east...
To Harry Quinn, combat was the closest thing to Hell that a person could experience. Sleep was disrupted at night by...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Samuel Malta and his company [Annotator's Note: Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...

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