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Samuel Lombardo saw that life was getting tougher and tougher under Mussolini [Annotator's Note: Italian Fascist...
Judith Baron and her family lived in a nice apartment in a mixed neighbor in Hungary. The landlady was not Jewish, but...
Moses Hogan wasn't afraid. He didn't believe America would be attacked by the Japanese; after all, officials from that...
Elisabeth Bolster would visit with her father every weekend [Annotator's Note: her father was forced to remain in...
Lily Sawada had a very innovative father. He determined that it was time to leave [Annotator’s Note: the Japanese-...
On 23 May 1944, Harold Baumgarten was transferred, along with Robert Palmer, to Company B [Annotator's Note: Company B...
William Winter was at Fort McClellan for four months, after which they were assigned to Army units. In October 1944, he...
After that [Annotator's Note: the 11th Airborne Division's combat operations on leyte], they headed for Luzon on a...
As far as Yukio Kawamoto could tell, he did not experience too much racism or ill feelings towards him. Most of his...
Delano Brister knew that the planning headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator’s Note: Colonel Dwight D....
Frank Fontana was part of a MASH [Annotator's Note: Mobile Army Surgical Hospital] unit. They put up a ward tent that...
Sterling Cale received several different military decorations. He received multiple Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and a...
Lowell Brueland earned the Silver Star after he arrived in France while performing a fighter sweep. He had completed...
Jack Beverstein found the living conditions on Mindoro to be similar to Samar. The tents were livable. The men made the...
John McConn arrived after Munich and the nearby terrible death camp had been captured and cleaned up. [Annotator’s Note...
Edward Bale began training for the invasion of Japan after the end of the combat on Okinawa. He knew what to expect of...
Anne Levy began volunteering at The National WWII Museum after Katrina [Annotator’s Note: Hurricane Katrina struck New...
William Rupp was trained to maintain, repair, and operate IBM machines by the Navy. He also attended night school...
Vernon Alexander was a history major in college. He ran into a situation about 30 miles outside of Innsbruck, Austria...
Adolph Wilson and his battalion of the Marine Paratroopers arrived in Noumea, New Caledonia. They had been preceded by...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Thornhill served in the Navy as a gunner's mate aboard the USS Daly (DD-519) and was a gun...
In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Ira Schilling was sent to Camp Elliot, California where he joined Company L...
Arthur Staymates fought through the Normandy hedgerows [Annotator's Note: after capturing the beaches of Normandy...
As the front moved, Wallace Jeffery and his unit moved. [Annotator’s Note: Jeffery was a radioman in a direction...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
Edward Tipper was on detached service with another company in Southern England during the preparatory phase to the...
Basil Woolf left Mers-el-Kébir and went to a place called Digelli. He left the landing craft [Annotator's Note: LCH-269...
James Weller landed in North Africa on 9 November 1942 while the Vichy French were still in combat with the Americans...
Horace Sharp and his men were billeted in former SS barracks when they reached Nuremburg. He had been rounding up SS...
Elisabeth Bolster had no full knowledge of the implications of working at the Nuremburg Trials [Annotator's Note: the...
Samuel Lombardo had 100 people working for him in the effort to get the palace and courtroom ready [Annotator's Note:...
Albert Reale thought the Japanese were miserable people, and seeing the surviving soldiers from Okinawa reinforced his...
A regular day for Gabriel Spinelli started early, and was usually spent driving the lines to check wires and repeater...
Jack Carver served on occupation duty in Linz, Austria. The Americans ran the town, but at night, the SS was still...
William Pierce had good duty for the six or seven months that he was in China [Annotator's Note: serving occupation...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...

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