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Four days after arriving at Guadalcanal, H. Lloyd Wilkerson put his commanding officer on an evacuation flight out of...
Walter Ram and his fellow crewmates had to wait for another airplane before continuing their bombing missions. A female...
It was night when they [Annotator's Note: Donelson Houseman and his fellow prisoners] started marching back. Houseman...
Hana Zoltz worked in a factory making guns. [Annotator's Note: Following the liquidation of the Lodz ghetto in August...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...
Olen Grant only had one surgery while he was in Austria. In the hospital room Grant was in there were three Americans...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
Michael Linquata and his friend Ray Miller were taken to an airport in Germany after their liberation. They were...
Hans Courant does not recall which year that happened [Annotator's Note: when he was drafted]. After reporting in he...
It was Holy Week when Joseph Rockforte got there [Annotator's Note: to England] but he did not know it. When he went to...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
Arthur Jackson had his squad leader bring up some explosives and ammo but he was alone for the most part [Annotator's...
The next day, John Mock was flown to Rheims, France in a C-47 [Annotator's Note: Douglas C-47 Skytrain cargo aircraft]...
Claude Shannahan and his unit went to Vallejo, California while waiting for transfer papers to go on furlough. Shanahan...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
[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...
Going through the Haguenau Forest, Alex Lopez observed the area was torn up and mostly gone. He participated in a mop-...
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...

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