The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

They [Annotator's Note: the Japanese] let some of the Red Cross packages go to pot. They would put them in store house...
James Smith watched the battle [Annotators Note: the battle of Gavutu] from Tulagi. [Annotators Note: Smith gets off...
Jack feels that World War II is important enough that they shouldn't take it out of the history books. He felt it was...
At Ft. Benning, Bell ended up training with the 79th Infantry Division. As an officer, Bell remembers going through...
Giles Bacon remained at Merritt Island for five months before transferring to Quantico, Virginia. He then transferred...
Galloway lost his radio at one point and had to join up with another radio operator. Galloway recalls one afternoon...
After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
The Germans would use flares at night and drop them over the American convoy. At night this would illuminate the fleet...
Galloway was able to write back home which was nice. Galloway's parents found out that he was in a POW camp because of...
Joseph Armanini describes explaining why he missed the target from the previous mission to Colonel Harding [Annotators...
Richard Duchossois and his company were set up on the south eastern tip of the Bulge [Annotators Note: during the The...
Baynham recalls writing a couple of postcards per month. His folks wrote a lot but he only received a couple of letters...
They had a couple of rainy days in April [Annotator's Note: April 1945] but the rains got heavy after Lazarick left. He...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
Leo Terrebonne was assigned to the 1302nd Engineer General Service Regiment, 1st Battalion, Company C, and he endured a...
At the end of January [Annotator's Note: January 1945] in Leyte Gulf, Frederick Grun had his first experience with...
Sam L. Miller reported aboard the USS Edgecombe (APA-164) in San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California...
Joseph Haines wrote home. The letters were censored. He could not say more than he was doing fine. [Annotator's Note:...
During Elizabeth Lautzenheiser Irvine's early days in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Santo Tomas Internment...
Bernard Baker boarded a LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship, Tank] and landed in Saint-Tropez, France, on 15 August...
Edward G. Willette was in Verviers, Belgium, and wrote home quite often. One of his letters described how, when the...
John DuBose reached his new ship [Annotator's Note: the SS Bostonian] and was immediately given lifeboat training. He...
Seymour "Sy" Lichtenfeld and his fellow prisoners reached Mühlberg [Annotator's Note: Mühlberg, Germany] and Stalag IV-...
John Sacks was in a camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft I in Barth, Germany] with four compounds that housed about 9,...
Glen Jostad thought life at Stalag VI was much better than Stalag IV. [Annotator's Note: Jostad was initially held at...
Roy H. Matsumoto returned to the United States and served five years in each of two separate locations. He had a good...
Alvin Barnes had coincidental meetings with a childhood friend during the war. He had a friend named Paul [Annotator's...
Bruno S. Rinas believes that had the Americans been given better training and equipment, they would have held out...
While on forward observation with Task Force Sugar, Robert Gorman received a stack of mail from home. He learned that...
When James Bollich ran out of food, he started hunting. He was using World War 1 era ammunition. One day while hunting...
Taken captive, Virgil Faust went with the farmer to his house, and an older girl went off on a bicycle to alert the...
When Lester Hecht was in Mindanao [Annotator's Note: Mindanao, Philippines], the aircraft he was in charge of always...
Cleveland Peterson was aboard the SS Johnson when he heard about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. They had been...
On the last mission that Maurice Hackler flew over Ludwigshafen [Annotator's Note: Ludwigshafen, Germany], his aircraft...
Carolyn Bridgforth was going to be a dietician. There were very few jobs available to women. She did not finish her...
There was ongoing correspondence with people back home, and John Caraway was able to keep abreast of what was going on...

Pages