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Arthur Staymates was too young to be frightened by the impending D-Day invasion [Annotator's Note: on 6 June 1944]....
On 8 April [Annotator's Note: 8 April 1944] they got a red flag in the area and they knew they were getting ready to go...
During the trip overseas, Lewis Guidry and the other men aboard ship were only fed two meals per day. They traveled...
Joseph LaNier exited San Francisco toward Pearl Harbor. Everything that LaNier saw when he went into the Navy was new...
Russell Hoff found the food horrible in the Bad Orb POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp. The potatoes were...
Francis Higgins had a stroke. Prior to that, he fell and broke his hip in three places. The corrections were made by...
Despite his excitement at being liberated from German custody, Rothacker Smith knew he was to return to a racist and...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Romus Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Vernon Leopold arrived on the Belgium and German border at the village of Hünningen. They took over a farm house that...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was born in the United States of ancestry which had emigrated from Rumania. He was born in New York...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...
John A. Pogue was born in North Madison, Indiana in April 1921. He attended North Madison High School. He participated...
Frank Bostwick was born in 1925 in Blanchard, Louisiana and grew up in Blanchard during the Great Depression. His...
Robert Liles was born in 1920 in Webb City, Missouri and grew up in Jefferson City. When the depression began, his...
George Sakato was born in Colton, California at a Union Pacific and Southern Pacific hub for the Railroad company. His...
Claude Shannahan was named for three of his dad's brothers who had died of pneumonia in Canada. Shannahan was born in...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
They [Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks, his family, and the 600 other missionaries] arrived at Santo Tomas and spent...
Benedict Bronder was shipped to Africa on an LCI, or Landing Craft Infantry, and then from Africa to the United States...
After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
Carrol Joy moved from England to France in July [Annotator’s Note: July 1944]. Afterward, his squadron would be in...
Wayne Pierce and his regiment were moved to an airbase in the south of England in anticipation of the start of the...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Henry Malec and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
Edmund Durocher landed on Guadalcanal weighing 156 pounds and left weighing 126. He had no socks because they had...
Arthur Pendleton does not recall to much more about Cape Gloucester. There was nothing pleasant about it and he was...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
Lewis Guidry thinks it is very important to keep the history of World War 2 alive. A major message is to always try to...
David Yoho had his first voyage on a tanker shakedown trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia. After the shakedown, the ship went...
One morning a German officer who spoke English entered the room [Annotator's Note: in their barracks at Stalag III-B in...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...

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