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Robert Fisch witnessed Jews working for the Germans while he was incarcerated. Those complicit kapos, as they were...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) and the HMAS Perth ran into a Japanese landing force late on the night of 28...
Leonard Lomell served with Company D, 2nd Ranger Battalion, United States Army. That Rangers were volunteers and aimed...
Francis Dymnicki attempted to become a pilot in the Air Force. Half of his friends wanted to do the same. Dymnicki was...
David Olson attended field artillery school at Fort Sill right after his graduation from college [Annotator’s Note: in...
Alois Kopp was in the water for nine hours before being picked up by Japanese [Annotator’s Note: After his ship, the...
After Utah Beach had been somewhat secure, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: 87th Armored Field Artillery...
Archie Maltbie’s first mission from England was against a French railroad bridge. Several pilots missed the bridge but...
David Flynn has written an account of the events of 7 December 1941. He recorded receiving the announcement of the...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
The SS Typhoon was occasionally under aerial attack when at anchor; when at sea, the threat came from submarines, but...
John Singlaub experienced live fire training while working with the SOE [Annotator's Note: British Special Operations...
Delano Brister witnessed the Louisiana Maneuvers in 1941. The operations took up much of central Louisiana including...
Felix Polito and the Force [Annotator's Note: 1st Special Service Force] became famous for climbing Monte la Difensa in...
James Downing did not return to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) after it was repaired. He served on the USS South Dakota...
Robert Fisch recollects that the American Secretary of War during the Vietnam War was a war criminal. If America had...
After the war, Carroll Knutson wanted to stay in the Army Air Forces and fly. Simultaneously, he was offered entry into...
Henry Freedman and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] were loaded in "40 and 8" boxcars and were in a...
David Flynn describes life on the Houston [Annotator's Note: USS Houston (CA-30)] as very busy; he never had a chance...
Carroll Knutson was captured by the Germans after his bomber was shot down. He and other POWs had to survive in...
Ralph Hopkins and his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Louisville (CA-28)] continued along the Chinese coast to accept...
Marigold McNeely went to London when she was afforded a long weekend leave. They liked the American canteens because...
Marigold McNeely remembers quite a celebration for the end of the war. For V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in...
Robert Fulton and the crew of the USS Houston (CA-30) spent the first day after the Pearl Harbor attack preparing for...