Liberation of civilian populations

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Joseph Lesniewski did not run into any resistance landing in Holland [Annotator's Note: during Operation Market Garden...
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...
Stanley Jack Birnbaum fell into his landing craft before landing at one of the American beaches at Normandy about five...
When Ira Schilling and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division...
Backtracking to the time when he was outside of Valmontone, Italy, Robert Boyer recounted an incident when they [...
Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
For Rosette Goldstein, life on the farm continued until one day men with guns arrived. The Martin family hid Goldstein...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were hiding from the Nazis with a Christian family in Elburg, Netherlands...
William Edwin Howard says the fighting on Anzio [Annotator's Note: Anzio, Italy] beach was terrible. The Germans had a...
They [Annotator's Note: Raymond VanDuzer and the rest of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th...
Harper Harvey Coleman was at Saint Lo [Annotator's Note: Saint-Lô, France] and dug in along a road that was supposed to...
Ivan Bodis-Wollner remembers when he was playing with an older child who was the son of a local lawyer. The child's...
Anderson Wilson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 23rd Headquarters Special Troops] went into Germany. Frankfurt was...
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...
Howard T. Maki explored towns in Italy and found wounded and murdered local inhabitants. One individual serving with...
Wallace Jeffery and the 300 or so troops in his unit got together after Paris. [Annotator’s Note: the unit was the...
The children of the family did not always know, Christian de Marcken clarified, about their parents' sheltering of...
Edward "Babe" Heffron jumped into Holland and spent over 78 days there. The jump into the drop zone meant kill or be...
As a veteran, John Witmeyer believes in the importance and the value of history, especially the history of World War 2...
[Interviewer asks about the planning of the operation at Los Baños Internment Camp, Los Baños, Philippines] Henry...
On 3 February 1945, nine American planes flew over the camp very low and slow. Curtis Brooks told his brother he...
From Morocco, Paul Carter was shipped to Sicily where he was assigned to Company K, 179th Infantry Battalion, 45th...
Henry Muller was with the 11th Airborne Division, Eighth US Army, that liberated the Japanese internment camp at Los...
Lionel Baxter and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery A, 941st Field Artillery Battalion] went through the outskirts of...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Roland Chaisson volunteered for the Army when he was 17. He didn't like the Navy and the Marine Corps sounded too tough...
Marthe Cohn was able to make a living until she joined the Army [Annotator's Note: First French Army in November 1944...
Sometime in August [Annotator's Note: August 1944], Joseph Lesniewski and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd...
They did everything they could do to get off of the beach. One of the warrant officers was hit and told Keith Renstrom...

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