Interactions with Allied troops

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Louis Frydman and the inmates of the Kochendorf concentration camp were forced marched to avoid discovery by the...
James McDermott would get barley soup once in a while from the Germans [Annotator's Note: while a prisoner of war in...
George Peto served in the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He spent 32 months overseas and...
Olen Grant only had one surgery while he was in Austria. In the hospital room Grant was in there were three Americans...
Herman Prager was transferred aboard the Kingfish [Annotator's Note: USS Kingfish (SS-234)] after she had returned from...
William Epperson and the 45th Infantry Division completed their mission in Italy and moved on to operations in Southern...
Kaliste Saloom was sent to Marseilles and Toulon in the Provence region of France. He and the men with him were the...
Richard Scholl was sent from Panama to New Guinea on an Italian ocean liner that the United States Government had...
Vincent DeSalvo was drafted into the US Army Air Force. He was at Gulfport Field in Gulfport, Mississippi for a while...
Curtis Brooks was aboard a transport aircraft after being liberated from the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Carl Landwehr was born in 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family never had a lot of money, but they never really...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
Lester Hull and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 976th Field Artillery Battalion] spent several months in North...
Irma Darphin was born in Orange, Texas in August 1922. Her family moved to Crowley, Louisiana when she was one year old...
Paul Pizzolongo was already in the Army and was returning from maneuvers in Pennsylvania when he heard about Pearl...
Arturo Camacho remembers going down to the docks, and coming away with a canteen full of brown sugar that had been...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
There was a chaplain in the camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag XVII-B] who went around in an effort to keep up the morale...
Gerard Dillon was in Vierville [Annotator's Note: Vierville-sur-Mer, France] when he got his first introduction to the...
Walter Broll saw the raid on Bari, Italy start at about 7:30 at night while the Grace Abbott's cargo was being...
John Morrow was very angry about the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor so he joined the Army. It was a done deal...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
David Roderick saw German fortifications that were made to look like homes or barns and one town was only made of...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Joseph Massey was discharged as a PFC [Annotator's Note: Private First Class]. There were no promotions. He was only a...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Baptiste Puissegur [Annotator's Note: as part of the 104th Infantry Division] went through Aachen and Stolberg in...
Lowell Hughes went from Salerno to Naples, Italy. He did not get any leave for a long time. The landing at Salerno was...
Edward LaPorta and the other POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] did not hear them [Annotator's Note: the German...
Josephine Pescatore got to the evacuation hospital with nothing but a small handbag. She had no supplies like a mess...
Olen Grant left Paris on a train which took him to a station in Frankfurt. Between the station and Dulag Luft they...
James McEnery was sent to a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia. While he was in Norfolk a national state of emergency was...
While Weldon Fruge was in France, he served with C Company of the 180th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: Company C...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Higgins served in the US Marine Corps in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
From the New Hebrides, Charles Davis said they [Annotator's Note: the USS Helena (CL-50)] proceeded with two aircraft...
Herbert Stern and his units [Annotator's Note: atthis time Stern was commanding the 909th Field Artillery Battalion and...

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