Liberation of civilian populations

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On the evening of 3 February 1945, Thomas Crosby had gone to get hot water for his room monitor to drink a cup of hot...
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
Christian de Marcken said that at the time of the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German...
Gale Ammerman went to England just after Christmas 1943. He went to Scotland first. He about froze to death even...
Fred Gordon remembers two near death experiences during his combat [Annotator's Note: Gordon was an officer in Battery...
The second day, Robert L. Williams and the others went to the town of Vierville. They had gotten reports that Vierville...
Aside from sporadic sniper fire, Paul Amrod's prayers were answered and he had no really close calls. He attributes his...
George A. Sarosi lived in Hungary which had lost a large part of its territory after the end of World War 1. The ruling...
William Earl Gast remembers the first time he changed into new clothes. He was staying in a house and slept in the...
Elisabeth Bolster learned to speak English because her mother wanted her to leave the country [Annotator's Note:...
Sullivan Tindal did not write too much to his family while he was in Europe because he did not have a lot of time and...
Glynn G. Raby, Jr. was transferred to the 3rd Army and moved to Czechoslovakia. They arrived in pro-German territory,...
There was excitement at Constance Cresswell's officers' club when Glenn Miller [Annotator's Note: US Army Air Forces...
After Richard Jaccarino was released from the hospital, he was sent to a replacement depot on Saipan, and within a...
Asked if he had interacted with any of the Russians, Francis Resta remembered working with them to gather the displaced...
Anderson Wilson was on leave in Paris [Annotator's Note: Paris, France] when the war ended. When they had first arrived...
A large crowd of Parisian civilians scatters from sniper fire. "ETO-HQ-44-12542. 20 Aug. Signal corps photo. Crowds of...
Convey moves past civilians in Carentan. "ETO-HQ-44-5255. Weintaub. 17 June. Signal corps photo. An American convoy...
54.Photograph. American servicemen in a jeep moving through a crowded Bologna street full of Italian civilians during...
56.Photograph. American servicemen in a jeep moving through a crowded Bologna street full of Italian civilians during...
American troops march in parade through liberated Cherbourg. "ETO-HQ-44-6547. Haye. 29 June. Signal corps photo. Crowds...
American troops waved on by French civilians. "ETO-HQ-44-5789. Franklin. 23 June. Signal corps photo. American...
An American military procession in a French town. Note that unit flag is censored in the photograph. Official caption...
Photograph. Civilians and liberated prisoners of war gathering around members of the 7th Infantry Regiment; the POWs...
96.Photograph. '21 April 45. 5/MM-45-7370. Fifth Army, Bologna, Italy. Fifth Army Italian troops receive ovation as...
Photograph. Crowd of Filipino men running on beach toward an United States Army soldier. Official caption on front: "...
"Filipino women celebrate liberation of Leyte by US troops at Tacloban." October 1944
Photograph. French civilians and American soldiers in the newly liberated town of Lure, France.“Printed caption on...
Photograph. French civilians celebrate their liberation in a parade. Official caption on front: "7/MM-44-2333."...
Photograph. French civilians greet US troops. Official caption on front: "7/MM-44-25101." Official caption on reverse...
Photograph. French civilians welcome US soldiers in their town. Official caption on front: "7/MM-44-2494." Official...
Photograph. French civilians welcome US troops as they drive through town. Official caption on front: "7/MM-25123."...
472.Photograph. 'File No: 59431 June 15, 1944 Little French Girl Emerges from Her Hovel The shock of the lightning...
Photograph. French people celebrate liberation. Official caption on front: "7/MM-44-2624." Official caption on reverse...
Photograph. French people cheering US soldiers. Official caption on front: "7/MM-44-2332." Official caption on reverse...

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