Interactions with Allied troops

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When Eugene Yackel first heard they had dropped the bomb [Annotator's Note: nuclear weapons dropped on Hiroshima, Japan...
Robert D. Shaner made a trip to the Lingayen Gulf [Annotator's Note: Lingayen Gulf, Philippines aboard the USS LST-475...
Robert Prince was in San Fernando Sur, north of Manila [Annotator’s Note: Manila, Luzon, Philippines], close to Clark...
Burton "Burt" Johnson was with his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st Marine Division] on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa,...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. said his ship was anchored off Enewetak Atoll when the atomic bomb was being tested. Their ship was...
On 7 December 1941 [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941] at six o'clock in...
Moses Hogan was on the USS Montgomery (DD-121) when Pearl Harbor was attacked. As one of three stewards, he cooked and...
The Japanese attack [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941] started at five...
Joseph Richard went to T-Unit [Annotator's Note : Task Unit; unit or formation that works on a single defined task or...
[Annotator's Note: James Billingsley was treated for a shrapnel wound at Parañaque, Philippines and sent back to his...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped plan and execute the raid on the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
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...
To Capers Andrews Holmes, Jr., Colonel Shower [Annotator's Note: US Army Air Forces Colonel Albert J. Shower] as an...
As soon Philip Mayer got off the boat [Annotator's Note: in Melbourne, Australia], he was ordered to help extinguish a...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Phineas Stevens to explain what an LST or Landing Ship, Tank is.] "Large, Slow...
Floyd Horne signed up [Annotator's Note: for the US Army Air Forces Aviation Cadet Program] early enough that when he...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John K. Ward if he recalls two lieutenants by name. Ward appears to be trying...
William Albright got along well with this crew. There were two or three of them who did things together. They were the...
Luke Layton McLaurine, Jr. had not yet been assigned to a squadron when he graduated from advanced bombardier training...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Cauble flew Martin B-26 Marauder medium bombers out of Tampa, Florida.]. Before you could...
It was about a five or six hour mission for David K. Hayward to fly into Burma [Annotator's Note: now Myanmar] and back...
[Annotator's Note: This clip starts with Floyd Horne discussing the bad reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder medium...
Nick Cristiano saw his first B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] in New Mexico and it...
Richard Klenoski was at a rest home [Annotator's Note: a flak house; a designated rest home for American airmen who...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
Norman Raner went home for 30 days and then was transferred down to Hot Springs, Arkansas for R...
Along with his fellow refugees, Robert Sweatt was taken under guard to London, England. A bombardier from his squadron...
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...
[Annotator's Note: William Nesser served aboard the SS Kalliopi, and was returning to the United States from England.]...
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...
The fog in England was so bad that Alfred Pierse Murphy ran into a parked jeep on his return to the base from the PX [...

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