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O'Callahan [Annotator's Note: Medal of Honor recipient US Navy Captain Joseph T. O'Callahan] was all over the place. He...
It was dark and they were trying to figure a way out [Annotators Note: after landing on Anzio]. They stumbled upon some...
Wahlen's division used to get together after the war. His platoon leader would get them together and have each one talk...
In Ledo, McNeil saw every type of wound. She worked on GIs and on Chinese patients. She worked in the Chinese ward for...
John Noack and his crew finally got a plane. They took their time in breaking it in. Finally they received orders to go...
The picture of Leisey is on half a dozen things that he can think of. He has copies of the picture that go back to 1944...
Vernon Baker arrived in Italy on around 28 June 1944. His Medal of Honor action did not happen until the following year...
Inouye helped liberate a village as well. One of the churches in the village had a high steeple. He asked the priest if...
The Americal [Annotator's Note: the US Army Americal Division] came in in October [Annotator's Note: October 1942] and...
Blanchard was still feeling the effects of the smoke inhalation when he was in Honolulu. He dealt with this injury for...
At night around Henderson field the fighting was rough [Annotator’s Note: on Guadalcanal]. Quintana could only aim at...
Tenney did not believe the photo he saw of the Japanese soldier in Hollywood star and started laughing at it. The...
When DeMers was wounded [Annotator’s Note: on New Guinea] he was taken by the aid men to the regimental aid station....
They started taking off the most severely wounded. Another APD [Annotator's Note: a destroyer or destroyer escort...
Wahlen was an E-5, Pharmacist’s Mate 2nd class when he got out of the Navy. His US Army career was over twenty years.He...
The USS San Francisco (CA-38) replenished and headed down towards the Coral Sea. They raided New Guinea airport and the...
John Noack was apparently knocked out momentarily when he was hit. Noack himself does not remember losing consciousness...
After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
Thatcher was able to get his tool kit from the plane. Later in the morning there was a Chinese underground member who...
David Paul Spencer was not afraid much. It may be strange to hear. In the infantry they just accepted what was going on...
When Mann's unit broke out of the Anzio beachhead they walked in the direction of the Alban Hills.At 1 point they were...
After losing his thumb Rall was out of combat for a while because his wound was infected.He went back to his wing early...
On the night of 6 December [Annotator's Note: 6 December 1944] Lou Brissie was called and told to have his men ready to...
Richard Greer thought very highly of the navy medical personnel who worked with them. The pharmacist’s mates were...
Baptiste was involved in 12 or 14 different battles in the Solomons. They lost heavily on the heavy cruisers like the...
James Smith recalled that the Japanese attacked at around nine that night and things were going bad. A number of...
When Theodore Finkbeiner landed on Anzio Beach he and the other landing troops were bombed and strafed. Company G [...
When Henry Phillips left the hospital after three weeks of recovering from his third wound he boarded a replacement...
Major Brubaker [Annotator's Note: spelling unknown] operated on Lou Brissie. Brissie thought his entire squad had been...
Joseph Diamond was under mortar attack when he was wounded. A mortar shell exploded about 20 yards away and he felt a...
Hawk describes his war wounds from shrapnel and having the pieces picked out of his skin. He describes the results of...
Lynn Compton remembers Doc Roe [Annotators Note: Company E medic Eugene Roe] as the medic who worked on him when he was...
After Baptiste left the Solomons he was sent to new construction. He was sent to the hospital because he lost his...
Leisey shook hands with Eleanor Roosevelt in Pago Pago [Annotator’s Note: Samoa] when she came through the hospital he...
The 164th [Annotators Note: the US Army’s 164th Infantry Regiment] came ashore as the 1st Raider Battalion was...
After separating Kalil from the rest of the platoon after his capture, the Germans loaded Kalil on a truck and took him...

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