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[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
Jack Leaming arrived in Tokyo after the Japanese surrender and was put aboard a hospital ship. They were stripped naked...
Harold Bergbower remembers the freedom to eat as much as he wanted after he was freed from the Japanese POW [Annotator'...
Edmund Durocher spent three months on Pavuvu. The Marine brass cut the division [Annotator's Note: the 1st Marine...
James Goodrich was taken from Iwo Jima to a hospital on Guam. He was on Guam for about 12 or 13 days before being...
After being liberated [Annotator's Note: from the Santo Tomas internment camp in Manila, Philippines], people were...
Edward Bale heard of a Japanese soldier throwing a magnetic mine on a tank inland of Red 3 beach. He did not learn the...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
Constance Negrotto and her friend Dorothy Toups worked at a hospital after her shift at the PBY plant [Annotator’s Note...
James Allen remembers Henry Glinski coming aboard with him. Glinski was a couple years older than Allen. Allen had...
Arthur Staymates thought Hess [Annotator's Note: Rudolf Hess was one of the highest ranking Nazi leaders under German...
William Leibold spoke to his wife Grace for the first time in years while he was in Oakland. She wanted to visit but he...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
That was the end of combat for Harold DeForest. After DeForest got out of the hospital he was supposed to go back to...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
Walter Ehlers rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
George Morgan waited on his orders to attend the Naval Prep School for the Naval Academy. Something was delaying them...
It was dark when Henry Malec was removed by stretcher from the cellar where he had been treated after being wounded at...
The following day, Richard Scheerer was sent to a hospital on shore. One day Scheerer had to have his lungs aspirated....
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Robert Rans about what sounds he heard after being hit by enemy fire.] Robert...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
Grant had been on the fourth floor of the hospital, but it was not long before he was going down to the first floor to...
Charles Murray captured about ten German soldiers then continued on, allowing his men to collect the prisoners [...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
Once Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the bridge at La Fiere,...
William Epperson was in Tunisia for a brief time before boarding a small troopship bound for Italy. The ships departed...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
Kenneth Killilea left Maui and traveled by LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship Tank] to Saipan. The Japanese did not...
Benjamin Carson had never heard of Iwo Jima before he was told that the Marines would be invading that part of Japan....
James Moshovitis' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Cecil (APA-96)] arrived off the shores of Iwo Jima when the Allies were...

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