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It was amazing to Harold Ward to see how quickly they dumped stuff after the war was over. They were heading back to...
A Serbian doctor in the hospital hid Baum. By this point, he had discarded his dog tags because if the Germans had...
Hanna wanted to return to the US through San Francisco but ended up coming in through Seattle.He was sent to Madigan...
Deen was hit on the top of Wana Ridge [Annotator’s Note: Okinawa, April 1945]. He was hit by a Japanese knee mortar....
The navy commander leading the Hornet's [Annotator's Note: USS Hornet, CV-8] air group was responsible for the deaths...
Richard Ford had a carbine which was made by Remington. The barrel still had factory markings on it. Every now and then...
When they landed in England, Charles Scheffel had been shuffled around as an officer in the regiment. He was all over...
Church was able to keep his wits about him during his prisoner experience because every man he was with was in the same...
Zawada was trying to figure out what he was going to do [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg raid as a member of...
Zawada was in the camp for about a week before the American army liberated the camp [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war/...
Charles Scheffel laid there and must have passed out. His executive officer told him that Morotti [Annotators Note:...
Zawada regrets not finding out who the others prisoners were in his ward. He's never been able to find out anything...
Henry Phillips' regiment went through a series of disasters during the battle. One full company was bush whacked by the...
Harold Rosen took part in a simulation that was supposed to help them get ready for their next invasion. He recalls...
McClellan and two other people were selected to take the guns down to Paris. On the train ride down he was with a...
Standifer was at Ft. Benning for 16 weeks. From there Standifer went to Camp McCain with the 94th Infantry. There were...
Stegmeier was told that he had shrapnel on his lung and that his feet appeared to be frozen. One doctor wanted to...
Clinton Gardner witnessed a huge explosion at 5am in the afternoon [Annotator’s Note: on June 6th, 1944 Normandy D-Day...
Ensign Earnest said that as he was heading down, he lost elevator control; the stick was loose in his hand. Ensign...
Onesi and the other waist gunner were taken to a German hospital, he was wounded by a machine gun, but the Germans did...
Biddle recalls finding the pilots from the downed JU 88 [Annotator’s Note: in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge]....
Baum recalls an event that took place at the Maginot Line. Harold Cohen had just taken over the battalion. He argued...
Standifer had been eating well and sleeping well in the hospital. He was put into a boxcar and shipped to the front. He...
Leisey was sent to Pearl Harbor [Annotator’s Note: Hawaii] for surgery. They operated on his hand and back. It was a...
The bunkers were made of coconut logs placed over a deep hole with mud placed on the top of the logs [Annotator’s Note...
The mountain was at the opening of a valley. It was an important valley because of troop movements and positioning. The...
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...

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