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Jerome Harold Black got a call from General Lee [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General John Clifford Hodges Lee...
Edgar De Pue Osgood was not shot up on any of his missions [Annotator's Note: as a navigator in Patrol Bombing Squadron...
Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
William Pierce went to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina following his tour in Hingham, Massachusetts. Because he had been...
Romay Catherine Johnson Davis [Annotator's Note: a Private in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Rosette Goldstein was taught to not talk to others while she was sheltered by the Martin family in France during the...
Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
After training at Camp Shelby [Annotator's Note: near Hattiesburg, Mississippi], Roy H. Matsumoto heard rumors of a...
Ernest Jackson was born in Sumter, South Carolina. His family migrated [Annotator's Note: Great Migration, or Black...
With his unit [Annotator's Note: 511th Engineer Light Ponton Company], Reginald Duncan arrived in Arlon, Belgium and...
Jerome Harold Black traveled with Hollywood [Annotator's Note: Hollywood, California] people and got to know a bunch of...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Biondo was wounded while clearing Saint-Lo, France of rubble in July 1944.] They were sent...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
Erna Deiglmayr worked at a fish mine [Annotator's Note: a type of fish market and processing place] for several months...
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...
Seymour Mermelstein has gone back to Italy twice, and he cannot believe how large the mountains are viewing them now....
Raymond Mabarac drove over to look at the concentration camps at Flossenburg [Annotator's Note: Flossenburg, Germany]...
Bruce LaRose [Annotator’s Note: serving with the 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry division, veteran of North Africa...
Luba Keller was 11 years old in 1937 when the Nazis came into her town of Szydłowiec, Poland. Keller went to the...
After Erik Johnsen graduated from his final training at Kings Point, [Annotator's Note: US Merchant Marine Academy,...
Robert Boeke was assigned a jeep as a part of his intelligence and reconnaissance [Annotator's Note: as part of the...
[Annotator's Note: William Nesser was in training aboard a commercial transport vessel when the Japanese attacked Pearl...
Next, Leo V. Strausbaugh's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 6th Ranger Battalion] joined the rest of his battalion at...
Oscar Culp was deployed to American Samoa [Annotator's Note: after joining the Marine Corps and training in 1943]. On a...
Samuel Malta and the men in combat were just kids who were 18 or 19 years old. The combat troops felt they were...
Samuel Malta had difficulties after his discharge from the service. He did not like taking orders from civilians. He...
After gunnery school, Paul Lefever underwent training at Buckley Field, Colorado for pursuit armors training and had...
Richard "Dick" Willhour retreated from German emplacements at Raon-l'Étape [Annotator's Note: Raon-l'Étape, France with...
Clifford Smith and his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division] made an...
When the New Year [Annotator's Note: 1945] came, Robert Snyder's 67th Armored Regiment [Annotator's Note: Snyder was a...
John Raaen woke up the next morning [Annotator's Note: the morning of 7 June 1944 following the D-Day invasion the...
John Arch McGill traveled in a boxcar across the top of North Africa to Bizerte [Annotator's Note: Bizerte, Tunisia]....
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...

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