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[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
John Singlaub was asked by OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services, pre-runner of the Central Intelligence...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Air-to-air [Annotator's Note: air-to-air combat] was Harold Shook's thing; he loved to dogfight and volunteered for...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
Richard Baile's crew all thought alike. They were optimistic. None of them thought they would be shot down. Baile does...
At Sioux City, the ground crew was completing their training and going on last leaves. One day, the first sergeant...
They [Annotator's Note: John Sacks and his fellow newly liberated prisoners from Stalag Luft I] were flown to an...
Robert Payne went to one concentration camp and it was as has been described. He never saw any Americans who had been...
Francis Bucher was aboard a World War 1 vessel on his way to Adak [Annotator's Note: Adak Island, Aleutian Islands,...
Frank H. O'Leary and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division]...
Joseph Goble comments on Major Rogers [Annotator's Note: US Marine Corps Major Otho Rogers, commanding officer of the...
Michael Linquata participated in a battle that occurred in bitter cold. The weapons froze and would not fire. While...
The next day they [Annotator's Note: John Mock and his fellow soldiers of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
John S. Johnson stood with his hands in the air as the Japanese searched his pockets. He had no water or food for a day...
Guy Stern was given the duty of editing the interrogation reports they produced as investigators of war criminals after...
James Livaudais and his glider infantrymen met up with paratroopers after crossing the Merderet causeway. The...
Joseph Medicine Crow captured 50 enemy horses in Germany. This was considered to be a great war deed by the Crow nation...
After serving in World War 2 in the Navy, Charles Taylor served with the Secret Service for over 25 years, from...
Lawrence Angst was promoted to the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon had been sent to deliver a message to US Army Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Timmes to...
Theodore Pavlovich compares the battles on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] with those in...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden thought that...
For Holly Reynolds, the experience of being overseas was so unusual that she appreciated it as a whole. She is also...
Henry Freedman, along with the rest of the troops in his division [Annotator's Note: Freedman was a member of the...
Joseph Hochadel was in combat shortly after patching up the chaplain. Hochadel recalls getting a call about some...
Monroe Scherer was the chess champion of not only basic, but later training. He was at Fort Belvoir, Virginia which was...
Perry Garten got along well with the Chindits. They were professional and spoke English. The Gurkhas had a unique knife...
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
George Peto and the men of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines had a few days of rest and got new guns then moved out...
Other close calls John Cassidy remembers included a night when two bombers flew so low, in diversionary tactics while...
Frederick Moore's scariest experience was flying a green airplane low over a green jungle and looking up to see flashes...
Howard Ricks basically tried to stay alive through various close calls at Saipan. On Saipan, his outfit [Annotator's...
Francis Bucher says the closest he came to death was when he flew with a drunk commander. He was in the hangar ready...
Paul Dietzel is very proud of his service during World War 2. When he first came to LSU he was 30 years old. He did not...
Charles Fitts, Jr. had stashed a watch in the one place that the Germans did not search. It was an automatic wristwatch...

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