Interactions with superiors

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When George Wichterich got in [Annotator’s Note: in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry Division] he was...
James Livaudais flew in a glider over Allied shipping in the English Channel on his route to land in Normandy on D-Day...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
Ed Rendelman and his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 2nd Battalion, 359th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division] immediately...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
The fighting around the La Fiere bridge and the village of Cauquigny was intense and Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion had received orders to advance earlier in the evening in the woods adjacent to the...
Monty Joe Boitnott found out through mock ups and charts what their destination and code name were going to be before...
James Weller landed in North Africa on 9 November 1942 while the Vichy French were still in combat with the Americans...
Once the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment arrived at Casablanca, Morocco and set up camp, Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
Norman Hatch disembarked his ship in Nagasaki Harbor to begin the occupation of Japan and immediately saw the...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] There were a lot...
William Leibold found O'Kane [Annotator's Note: Richard O’Kane, captain of the USS Tang (SS306)] to be very sure of...
[Annotators Note: this segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to give a statement in a certain way...
Walter Barnes and his fellow infantrymen did a lot of walking. Some of the men were not used to walking that much and...
Herbert Heilbrun was not working the day Pearl Harbor occurred. On that Sunday morning he was at a restaurant and...
Charles Moore flew in the major airborne operation to cross the Rhine River. Like the operation into Holland, this was...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
William Blanckenburg realizes that taking four months to go 26 miles was not exactly a lightning attack. He took...
Richard Higgins was not on Bloody Nose Ridge but he was close it. Another man Higgins had great respect for was Red...
Lieutenant John Marr was involved in the mission planning meeting between Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Timmes [...
Norman Ikari’s days at Camp Ritchie were numbered. Ikari was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He thought that was...
Ed Rendelman stayed in the Army after the war. After being wounded, he was sent to a hospital in Bristol, England. It...
[Annotator’s Note: Pena begins mid-sentence] William Pena was commissioned as an officer in the army and reported to...
Norman Hatch received his orders to the 5th Marine Division while he was still in the United States as his...
Combat cameraman Norman Hatch was only about a quarter of a mile away from the mountain top [Annotator's Note: Mount...
Fred Hirsekorn's first combat was in the Vosges Mountains. They moved so much and so fast that they all lost track of...
James Gaffney discusses the details of the type of torpedo used on the PT Boat on which he was assigned as a crewman....
James Gaffney was once allowed to buy a case of beer after an announcement that there was an excess supply. Each sailor...
The D Day assembly plans for paratroopers like John Marr were completely forgotten in the chaos of the jump. The...
In July of 1944, John Witmeyer and his men were some of the first American troops to cross the Seine River in France....
Lieutenant John Marr's first patrol from Timmes' orchard was sent to find any American or other friendly forces in the...
Norman Ikari went from the aid station to the 56th Evacuation Hospital. This was a forward tent hospital where they...
Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...

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