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William Pierce went to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina following his tour in Hingham, Massachusetts. Because he had been...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
Ryfka Finkelstein [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling of her maiden name which is Sushka] was born in Poland in 1926...
Albert Porche began his typical day as a fighter armorer by having breakfast and then going to look on the board where...
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
Walter Nelson was only 19 years old at the time [Annotators Note: at the time of the Battle of the Coral Sea]. The USS...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
William Epperson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...
Sterling Cale was on night duty at the shipyard dispensary in the Navy yard before the attack on Pearl Harbor. He had...
Judith Meisel was taken by train to Auschwitz. They were loaded into a car with others who were already there. Feces...
Lloyd Guillory joined the Air Force and was shipped to Sheppard Field in Texas. It was a hell hole for Guillory. There...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
Lloyd Guillory and the other new pilots were told that they would initially train in P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P...
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
William Epperson reported to Camp Wolters [Annotator's Note: in Mineral Wells, Texas] and found that many of the men...
Horace Sharp found himself in the Army on a troop train headed to the southeast [Annotator's Note: Sharp was inducted...
Max Finesmith was drafted into the Army infantry but ended up in the Air Forces. He trained at Fort Jackson, South...
Robert Gorman arrived in Belgium after transfer from the Brest peninsula. The time frame was approximately October or...
Eva Gross returned to Bergen-Belsen and stayed there for three years before immigrating to the United States. During...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
Earl Tweed and his company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division...
Vernon Alexander and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 411th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Infantry...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Julian Siebert went straight from England to France. Within two days, he was on the front in November 1944. Siebert was...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
Madeleine Peters experienced a lengthy paperwork process preparing to come to America. Her husband had a similar...

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