Interactions with Allied troops

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Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Robert Inghram lived in a room with an Eagle Squadron pilot [Annotator's Note: in Stalag Luft III, a prisoner of war...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Monty Joe Boitnott rested after Sened Station. The groups that were supposed to move toward the port did not make it...
Monty Joe Boitnott killed groups of men that were mostly Italian with his machinegun at Sened. He also killed Frenchmen...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
Robert Inghram went to Shrewsbury upon his outfit's [Annotator's Note: 39th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group] entry...
Monty Joe Boitnott moved from Kasserine to Fondouk where he fought his first battle with his company. Within a couple...
George Peto served in the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He spent 32 months overseas and...
Olen Grant only had one surgery while he was in Austria. In the hospital room Grant was in there were three Americans...
William Epperson and the 45th Infantry Division completed their mission in Italy and moved on to operations in Southern...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
David Roderick saw German fortifications that were made to look like homes or barns and one town was only made of...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Josephine Pescatore got to the evacuation hospital with nothing but a small handbag. She had no supplies like a mess...
Olen Grant left Paris on a train which took him to a station in Frankfurt. Between the station and Dulag Luft they...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Higgins served in the US Marine Corps in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Darold Rice and his men made their way over the sand dunes and passed by the bodies of several dead Germans. They came...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
As they [Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody and John Liska] approached, the entire village came to greet them. Carmody...
James Allen remembers Henry Glinski coming aboard with him. Glinski was a couple years older than Allen. Allen had...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
Wayne Pierce returned to England after Normandy. The regiment stayed there until September when the paratroopers...
James Muri and his crew got on the first B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] they could...
William Garbo was born in 1924 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was in high school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor....
Monty Joe Boitnott loaded transports with over 250,000 prisoners. Some of the prisoners were kept in North Africa for...
The next morning Frank Mancuso is awoken by a lieutenant. He quickly learned that his unit had moved out of the city....
Samuel Spector thought the Kachin people were diverse. They were from various areas. Some were very smart and others...
Harley Reynolds and his unit trained for Sicily on an incredibly rocky shoreline. The shore they actually landed on in...
Russell Hoff never thought he would die in a prisoner of war camp. There was a secret crystal radio kept in the POW...
Wanda Damberg got up to go to the bathroom one morning and saw a nun along the way [Annotator’s Note: Damberg was in...
Originally, when Frank Mancuso entered the army he was a Catholic. This changed when the Pope said they could not bomb...

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