Interactions with Allied troops

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John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
F.M. Richard Simons did not smoke and gave his daily cigarettes away. So many people in World War 2 were given free...
Earl Dean Browning took part in three major battles [Annotator's Note: with the Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry...
Glenn Frazier was responsible for delivering ammunition to the Philippine Army at the front lines after the invasion of...
The worst duty for Vernon Micheel was on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands as a Douglas SBD...
Kenneth E. Stevens was on watch [Annotator's Note: with Company E, 1st Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Harold G. Cowart trained on an M1 rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic rifle, also known as the M1...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Donald G. "Mac" McWilliams and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters and Service Company, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout interview.] There were big rainstorms while there [...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Theodore Noel Carder and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 23rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division] was...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
After William Earl Gast left the field hospital, he searched for his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 743rd Tank...
James Albert Kitts then went to Pembroke to Camp Lamphey [Annotator's Note: Camp Lamphey, Pembrokeshire, Wales, England...
Sidney LaPook heard that things were getting rough up there [Annotator's Note: in the Ardennes Forest] and that Bastone...
Frank Forcinella only heard about what the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German...
On 13 December [Annotator's Note: 13 December 1944], Seymour Reitman's regiment [Annotator's Note: Reitman served as a...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Charles R. Smith [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 417th Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry...
Stephen Ananian flew 63 combat missions. In every major skirmish and dogfight he was in he never got hit. During the...
Thomas J. Blakey and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division] were in...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
Every morning, Carl Light and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 61st Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John T. "Jack" Race to discuss when he flew British Major General Sir Francis...
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...
On Christmas Day 1943 [Annotator's Note: 25 December 1943], Norman Raner was told he was receiving a battlefield...
[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...
Arthur Smith says that when they were sinking Japanese luggers [Annotator's Note: slang for cargo ships], the often...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Clarence Wolf Guts already in conversation with the interviewer]. After...
Robert J. "Bob" Goebel feels it was not a big deal to become an Ace [Annotator's Note: military aviator credited with...

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