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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...
Arnold Debrick was at a reunion with his wife some years after the war. They arrived early and his old colonel was...
John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division chased the Germans after leaving Ormont, Germany and arrived in a nearby...
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...
Oran Harris was 17 years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was returning from Sunday school when a man called out...
Norris Bucksell arrived in Italy with the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry Division July 1944. They went...
George Haines had never been away from home before leaving for the Army in May 1943. Basic training was where he...
Second Lieutenant Irma Darphin, a nurse in the US Army, docked in Liverpool, England and went to Bishop's Lydia,...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister and mother were internees in the Santo Tomas Camp in Manila, Philippines. On 3 February 1945...
After the German surrender, Alex Lopez was posted with his machine gun in a guard tower at a prison camp in Furth...
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...
When Herbert Stern and his unit were on the way down from the north of Germany, the rubble in Frankfurt, Germany was...
Herbert Stern spent one year at the Army War College [Annotator's Note: United States Army War College, Carlisle...
Perry Garten removed wounded troops from the combat zones in his glider. The injured Australians were very stoic but...
The Russians liberated the camp where Luba Keller was held. Keller was hiding because the bombs were falling around...
After Leyte, Harper Gruber's vessel [Annotator's Note: USS YMS-339] took part in the second invasion [Annotator's Note...
John Singlaub experienced live fire training while working with the SOE [Annotator's Note: British Special Operations...
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...
Irma Darphin and the 127th General Hospital spent their first night there [Annotator's Note: in Normandy] in a bombed-...
Dracos Burke was deployed to Germany, and put into the last B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy...
John Kerner was the head of a group of soldiers and were reviewed by Eisenhower [Annotator's Note: US Army General...
The Russians appropriated German housing, and Aubrey Bradley was quartered in a home for a few days before being...
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...

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