Interactions with Allied troops

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Joseph Richard went to T-Unit [Annotator's Note : Task Unit; unit or formation that works on a single defined task or...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Herbert Stern and his men were training every day during occupation duty, as they were convinced they were going to be...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
The French Resistance had taken James Armstrong via train to the town of Quimper, France. [Annotator's Note: Armstrong...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax rose through the ranks quickly [Annotator's Note: while assigned to Fort Shafter as an...
When John Moran was in Belgium during the Battle of Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
[Annotator's Note: Curt Simmons served in the Navy in the Armed Guard as a gunner aboard merchant ships in the North...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
Theodore Skare was drafted in May 1943. He had previously tried to enlist in the Army Air Corps but they turned him...
Anthony Stefanelli was drafted into the Army. He was first sent to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, which was an engineering...
Gerard Dillon went to Camp Croft, South Carolina for infantry basic training from November until January [Annotator's...
Charles Slay was sent to Oregon after being drafted into the Army and was assigned to the 104th Infantry Division. They...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts abruptly.] In December 1944, Carl Beck was 19 years old and had just gotten...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Glenn Frazier was responsible for delivering ammunition to the Philippine Army at the front lines after the invasion of...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Sidney LaPook heard that things were getting rough up there [Annotator's Note: in the Ardennes Forest] and that Bastone...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) sailed in search of the Japanese fleet for a few days before discovering the...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon rejoined the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division as they were...
Henry Muller was G-2 [Annotator’s Note: Military designation; G means general staff position; -2 stands for...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
Lee Roy Dugas was sent to San Diego for his Navy basic training. It was his first trip out of Louisiana, having never...
When Claude Taylor turned 18, he enlisted in the Navy. His father had been in the Army in France in World War 1. The...
Merlin Smith chose to join the Navy because he wanted to avoid the difficult life of an infantryman. He also liked the...
Felix Polito was drafted into the Army in November 1942. He went to Camp Maxey for his infantry training and was there...
Walter Halloran would carefully pick his spots as he advanced in enemy territory. He would try to keep trees and brush...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
Robert Fulton had been brought to Japan to be interrogated by the Japanese Navy general staff in a camp called Ōfuna....
Wim de Jonge accompanied an officer to Jakarta. They traveled alone in a jeep through the mountains without convoy...
Paul Dietzel flew from the Hawaiian Islands over Kwajalein to Tinian. During the flight they had not had anything to...
Lowell Hughes got new uniforms when he returned to Fort Devens [Annotator's Note: Ayer and Shirley, Massachusetts]. He...

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