Interactions with Allied troops

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Raymond Hayes got word of the war ending before he left San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego, California] for Pearl [...
William Cart completed V-7 [Annotator’s Note: V-7 US Navy College Training Program, 1940 to 1945] school and chose the...
Henry Langrehr was told about the D-Day [Annotator's Note: Allied invasionm of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944] plans....
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
Sometime in the early summer of 1943, Norman Kinsey moved south of Casablanca to Berrechid [Annotator's Note: Berrechid...
Jacob Velfling, Jr. was born in Cadillac, Michigan in May 1926. Velfling played many sports in high school and had a...
Jacques Brewster Smith was born in September 1923, in Buffalo [Annotator's Note: Buffalo, New York]. Due to the Great...
[Annotator's Note: There is a background noise in the video.] In March 1923, Marvin Raymond Graham was born in New York...
Basic training for Robert Lippman was in Miami Beach, Florida. He learned to salute, and dress right. He thinks he went...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Lowe and men from his outfit, a detachment of the US Marine Corps' 1st Defense Battlion, were...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Don Daniels to describe the process of clearing caves by hand on Iwo Jima,...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Biondo and his Company C, 5th Engineer Special Brigade were sheltering behind steel girders as...
George Griffenhagen went in on a Dutch ship [Annotator's Note: when he traveled from Sicily to Great Britain]. They...
Only one time did Frederick Amore come into a truly dangerous situation. He was not supposed to be in a "combat area,"...
When Robert G. Aldous first got to Mindoro [Annotator's Note: Mindoro, Philippines in January 1945 with the 319th...
Near the end of the war, Warren Nolan was near Okinawa. They would spend months at general quarters and were exhausted...
Recalling when his aircraft was hit over Tunis, Tunisia, Alvin Callender said he was in combat with German Focke-Wulf...
Don Daniels' closest call was an accident. His unit [Annotator's Note: Weapons Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 28th...
Donald F. Goyette volunteered for Iwo Jima [Annotator's note: Iwo Jima, Japan] because his plane got shot up, and he...
Lawrence Angst remembers one close call very well. He was in basic training with another man. They were both first in...
A guy approached Vernon Tweedt's wife at a reunion and told her he wanted to share something about Tweedt. Their...
Francis Bucher says the closest he came to death was when he flew with a drunk commander. He was in the hangar ready...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...
Ellis Whaley's most memorable experience from World War 2 would have to be Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa...
Irwin Medway encountered anti-Semitism in Tennessee. He was beat up by another soldier. It has something to do with...
Paul Gibfried had a wonderful experience during World War 2. He liked his commander, Ogden Ludlow [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: It is very difficult to understand Carleton Cleveland due to sound issues throughout this clip.]...
F.M. Richard Simons thinks it would be nice if people remember the good things [Annotator's Note: about World War 2]....
Fred B. Morgan, Junior is glad he was a medic [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 505th...
Seymour Reitman returned to Europe and went to the Elsenborn Camp [Annotator's Note: the area of Elsenborn Ridge in...
After the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hissing noise throughout this clip.] Seymour Nussenbaum believes it is important to...
It is hard for Robert S. Rugeley to choose his most memorable experience of World War 2. One, is that they were...
Norman Raner thinks it is important to continue to study World War 2. His Association [Annotator's Note: 34th Infantry...
William Smith went to the Pacific theater as a Second Lieutenant. He flew from Townsville [Annotator's Note: Townsville...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...

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