Interactions with Allied troops

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Russell Hoff found the food horrible in the Bad Orb POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp. The potatoes were...
Samuel Spector was shipped to Burma and its jungles. He was among the first individuals to carry into action the...
For Robert Inghram, Dieppe was his big day [Annotator's Note: the Allied raid on Dieppe, France in August 1942]. That...
George Rudloff was sent to India via Australia. He arrived at Chandigarh which was a staging area in India. From there...
At Langley airbase, John Alison switched over to P-36 [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-36 Hawk] pursuit aircraft. In a...
Life in Hawaii was wonderful for Lydia Grant before the war. The island was at its pristine best at that time. Grant...
Herbert Auerbach was born in June 1922 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He attended a local high school in what is...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
Herbert Heilbrun wore long johns under woolen pants with a warm shirt under a Mae West [Annotators Note: inflatable...
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...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
Lester Hull and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 976th Field Artillery Battalion] spent several months in North...
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...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city 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...
James McEnery was sent to a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia. While he was in Norfolk a national state of emergency was...
[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...

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