Interactions with Allied troops

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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...
A friend of Henry Langrehr's, Jim McMillen, had been beaten up badly by a German guard with a club. The SS [Annotator's...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
After arriving in the United States in May 1945, Angus Lorenzen crossed the country by train to go to New York City....
Donald Scott, a prisoner of war in Germany, describes being able to hear the guns of the Germans attacking the...
Henry Langrehr had some near misses while evading recapture [Annotator's Note: after escaping from a prisoner of war...
John Raaen and the men around him were ready to get on with the job that they were trained to do. They were tired of...
At Pearl Harbor, Sherwin Callander was reassigned to the sea plane tender USS Wright (AV-1). The vessel carried men and...
Irwin Stovroff marched into his POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp, Stalag Luft I, and was greeted by...
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...
Once, after the war had ended in Europe, a guard told Charles Slay there was a German woman he could not get rid of and...
Warren Nolan was aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) when it was hit by two kamikaze aircraft on 11 May 1945. The deck...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
Lloyd Dendy and his brother enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves. When the Korean War broke out they were called back...
John Singlaub had expected that his team would lead an attack on a German garrison, but a competing Communist...
Due to advancing Russian and Allied forces, Donald Scott and his fellow prisoners of war were marched from their prison...
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...
There was not much interaction with the New Zealanders on Guadalcanal, according to David Verlander, except for the...
Herbert Stern was in the 325th Field Artillery Battalion as a battery commander under General Foster [Annotator's Note...
Howard Genrich experienced his first battle on 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December 1944] when they captured a town...
George Haines received jungle training on Goodenough Island, New Guinea. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: 34th...
At daylight, Herbert Gross was alone after bailing out of the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was a platoon commander in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment...
Once the Americans had broken through St. Lo, Robert Gorman and the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
Malcolm Johnson was a civilian contractor for Morrison-Knudsen [Annotator’s Note: American civil engineering and...
Walter Ram arrived at his base in Bassingbourn, near London. His plane was part of the 94th Bombardment Group, 331st...
George Hardy got news that he was going to Keesler [Annotator's Note: Keesler Field, now Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi...
George Hardy flew out of Ramitelli [Annotator's Note: Ramitelli, Italy]. They would take off to the east, out over the...
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...
Hana Zoltz worked in a factory making guns. [Annotator's Note: Following the liquidation of the Lodz ghetto in August...
One morning a German officer who spoke English entered the room [Annotator's Note: in their barracks at Stalag III-B in...

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