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When the Battle of the Tenaru River ended, Lieutenant Port recommended Frank Stewart for the Navy Cross but the captain...
Orville Bethard was attending Washington High School when he learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor. He enlisted in...
John Mock and the other wounded were moved from town to town. Sometimes they stayed in a hospital and sometimes they...
Dell Lauderdale went to Southern Japan after he left the prison [Annotator's Note: Sugamo Prison in Tokyo]. Lauderdale...
Eva Gross was sent to the Krakow-Plaszow concentration camp in Poland [Annotator's Note: this was after a short stay in...
Frank Pomroy begins the interview by talking about the living conditions on Guadalcanal. Living conditions were as...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
Once Frank Pomroy was brought to the beach he was treated by a Navy corpsman and evacuated from Peleliu to a hospital...
During the war James Salerno did not like the Japanese and had nothing nice to say about them. The Japanese soldiers...
Roger Shaw arrived in Bahia, Brazil aboard the SS George Gayle. He had met some associates previously in Bahia, but he...
Mahlen Arledge left Peleliu after the battle for the island was won. His company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd...
When they left Guam, Walter Jacobs suffered acute tonsillitis and had to go to the hospital. He was still there when...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
As they [Annotator's Note: John Mock and his fellow prisoners of war, or POWs] lay there, the 99th Infantry Division...
On 15 August 1945 nobody came to pick Robert Rosendahl and his fellow prisoners up to go to work. One of the prisoners...
Dominic Martello was in the barracks laying on the floor, unable to walk or get up [Annotator's Note: during liberation...
In April [Annotator's Note: April 1945], Raymond VanDuzer and his fellow prisoners were marched many kilometers to a...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Fitts, Jr. served in the Army in the 2nd Platoon mortar squad, Company C, 66th Armored...
Benjamin Lesser had arrived at the Dachau concentration camp in total exhaustion [Annotator's Note: following the...
Following the Japanese surrender, Jack Skaggs and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] made an American...
Robert Rans was placed in a room with three other wounded prisoners of war at the Timisul de Jos prison camp in Timisu...
Felix Polito has reached the point in his life where he wants to let his dependants know what he did in the war. Gail...
Warren Schmitt and Ted Paulch were in the same hospital [Annotators Note: after they both survived the Malmedy Massacre...
After Arthur Jackson got back to the United States [Annotator's Note: after being wounded during the Battle of Okinawa...
William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment on the island of Luzon in the Philippines after...
Major Cohn likely would have stayed in St. Louis after his residency but he had to return home to assist his dying...
The GIs would direct Joseph Hochadel to where the wounded were and then he would apply aid and do what he needed to do...
Benjamin Lesser joined a group of pioneers for Palestine. They went to Palestine after being relocated from Europe....
They [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were put ashore on New...
Norman Riggsby started heading for the hedgerows [Annotator’s Note: after reaching the high ground on Omaha Beach, he...
On 9 June [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944, during the Normandy invasion], they sent out platoons into a couple of fields...
John McConn and his company were the first Americans into Nuremburg. They cut the Autobahn while the Krauts were...
[Annotator's Note: Walter Jacobs served in the Army as a squad leader in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
Herbert Heilbrun was not working the day Pearl Harbor occurred [Annotator's Note: on 7 December 1941]. On that Sunday...
Richard Scheerer never wrote any of his men after he was wounded and sent home and none of his men wrote him. He did...

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