Interactions with Allied troops

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[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Monty Joe Boitnott was wounded when he was bringing supplies on a mule and a mortar shell hit the path. The mule went...
Byron Othello Wilkins was given an automatic rifle after they cleared the foxholes on the hill. All the men had M1...
Aubrey Bradley said when the war was over, the Germans just folded; the guards all discarded their uniforms and left....
Byron Othello Wilkins left the infirmary and was placed on a farm where there were a lot of British and various other...
After he returned to duty, Lloyd Dendy had a case come up where a member had a death in the family. The Red Cross is...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
Finally departing France after almost five months, James Armstrong describes getting underway on a boat from Douarnenez...
Early on 24 March [Annotator's Note: 24 March 1945], Jack Lengsfield was called into a briefing on what was to be the...
Teddy Kirkpatrick continues recounting several of the missions he flew as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying...
When Carey Eleser was in port in Southampton, England, they were able to go into town. He would go to movies and the...
Clem Thrift's last combat assignment was off of Borneo. There was concern because Japanese soldiers were swimming out...
Henry Muller was in Papua New Guinea undergoing intensive training. Shortly after arriving, Muller was concerned about...
Tom Quigley recalls how when they were approaching Brest, he saw a soldier who was directing traffic get hit by an 88...
John Singlaub was asked by OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services, pre-runner of the Central Intelligence...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
While in Calcutta, George Rudloff developed physical activities in which the American soldiers could participate. There...
John S. Johnson remained in Camp Kiangwang until May 1945. Their workload eased up and conditions improved as more and...
Micha Tomkiewicz was about three years old when he was put in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp with his mother and...
Joseph Richard tries to forget the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese but he cannot. He can see it as plain as day...
Robert Whitcomb was put in a compound with Polish prisoners who had been there for six years [Annotator's Note: at...
Dominick Sgobbo remembered taking prisoners back to headquarters and having to prevent non-combatants from mistreating...
Wim de Jonge was a member of a Dutch artillery battery liaising with an American artillery unit under Captain Thomas...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
Guy Stern was given the duty of editing the interrogation reports they produced as investigators of war criminals after...
To Edward LaPorta, everything in the camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag III-B in Fürstenberg, Germany] was in sad shape but...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon had been sent to deliver a message to US Army Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Timmes to...
Carl Marca was in Townsville, Australia for a short period of time before heading to Port Moresby, New Guinea. There he...
Monty Joe Boitnott fought in bad weather and only received support when the skies cleared. The Junkers would be...
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
George Griffenhagen went in on a Dutch ship [Annotator's Note: when he traveled from Sicily to Great Britain]. They...
Near the end of the war, Warren Nolan was near Okinawa. They would spend months at general quarters and were exhausted...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...

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