Interactions with Allied troops

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[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
Cleveland Peterson and the 59th Air Service Squadron left the United States for India with as much aircraft repair...
Herbertert Heilbrun believes in the power of prayer. On his fourth mission, Heilbrun was flying with 36 airplanes in...
Joseph Motil went to South Bren England for training. They also practiced going on lots of patrols. On the weekends...
During one impending Japanese air raid, John Alison jumped into the group commander's upgraded airplane and immediately...
On 17 July 1944 Sidney LaPook and the 193rd Field Artillery Group left Kington for Southampton. On 21 July they took a...
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...
Gus Gikas was in India when he heard that the Germans had surrendered. Later, he heard of the Japanese surrender. Gikas...
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...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
Monty Joe Boitnott rested after Sened Station. The groups that were supposed to move toward the port did not make it...
Glenn Frazier was in the Philippines on 8 December 1941 when the war started. [Annotator's Note: The date difference is...
John Singlaub had expected that his team would lead an attack on a German garrison, but a competing Communist...
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...
Howard Genrich experienced his first battle on 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December 1944] when they captured a town...
At daylight, Herbert Gross was alone after bailing out of the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
Once the Americans had broken through St. Lo, Robert Gorman and the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
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...

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