Liberation of civilian populations

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From there [Annotator's Note: the area around Bastone, Belgium], Sidney LaPook and his unit [Annotator's Note: 193rd...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
Madeleine Peters remembers the Allies landing in France [Annotator's Note: The Normandy D-Day invasion began the...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
Lester Hull does not recall when the German counterattack began. He remembers that while the battle lasted for six...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...
Being liberated by the Americans in World War 2 makes Emile Engles work to make the young men's sacrifices kept alive...
Joseph Simpson arrived in La Havre, France after crossing the English Channel. Those in charge decided the troops...
After being liberated in Warnach, Belgium for the second time, Emile Engles' father went to look at their family home....
John Laborde had been assigned a mission to capture a Japanese field gun while assigned to the 24th Infantry Division...
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...
George Griffenhagen went in on a Dutch ship [Annotator's Note: when he traveled from Sicily to Great Britain]. They...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
Henry Feldman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division] moved...
John Witmeyer recognizes the value of The National World War II Museum and is glad that the museum affords the public...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
Lester M. Bornstein and his unit [Annotator's Note: 168th Engineer Combat Battalion] followed the Germans to the Rhine...
On the night of 5 June 1944, Oscar Otto Martin went into town to celebrate his birthday with friends. On his way back...
Seymour Mermelstein encountered civilians in some of the small towns they went through. [Annotator's Note: Mermelstein...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Joseph Venerloh and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 41st Armored...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Harold DeForest talking to the interviewer about his son in law who was...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Elmer Knudsen was deployed close to the Rhine River and was billeted in a private...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
When Ira Schilling and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division...
Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Four or five days after 5 April [Annotator's Note: 5 April 1945], Tokuji Yoshihashi's company [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was a platoon commander in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment...
They [Annotator's Note: Raymond VanDuzer and the rest of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
Joseph Venerloh was sent to a replacement depot, from there was assigned, and loaded up into a truck. He was dropped at...

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