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After one patrol during which he was carrying a heavy BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle], Richard...
Reginald Duncan was wounded twice during his time in Europe but refused to receive the Purple Heart [Annotator's Note:...
The biggest problem on Rufus Harris' ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Miami (CL-89)] was a typhoon [Annotator's Note:...
Leo William Schmittgens went on patrols and his Lieutenant, Jaffe [Annotator's Note: US Marine Corps First Lieutenant...
Roswell Weil was an only child and was very close with his parents. His father had a heart attack that he did not know...
On 6 May 1945, Robert Boeke was told to stay in Mörsdorf [Annotator's Note: Mörsdorf, Germany]. They [Annotator's Note...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Wolf was gearing up to go to Japan after returning from combat in Europe.] All he knew was...
Walter Barnes was sent to pick up some German prisoners. When he got to the enemy troops there were about a dozen of...
Nobody on Omer Van Huylenbrouck's plane was ever wounded by flak [Annotator's Note: antiaircraft artillery fire] as far...
After rejoining his unit [Annotator's Note: 869th Bombardment Squadron, 497th Bombardment Group, 21st Bomber Command,...
Ghislaine Hegerty and her family took shelter from the war in a religious building next to their home [Annotator's Note...
Elizabeth Barrett found it hard to leave her father behind in the Philippines, and was optimistic about his survival,...
Lillian Drucker's brothers did not talk much about the war to her afterwards and she was afraid to ask. [Annotator's...
Margaret Brewer Henry was born in Miami, Florida, but she grew up in Atlanta [Annotator's Note: Atlanta, Georgia]. She...
Elizabeth Barrett and her mother waited and waited, she said, and propped each other up during the time their husbands...
Edward Stone was aboard the USS Bumper (SS-333) after its first war patrol when it entered Subic Bay in the Philippines...
Lloyd Augustus Chamblin, Jr. knew most of the men in his squadron [Annotator's Note: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 133...
Kenneth F. Thomas treated a lot of bullet and shrapnel wounds when treating troops. He also treated civilian children...
[Annotator's Note: Ed Kough refers to a paper for dates and holds it up in front of his face throughout the segment.]...
Ray Fitzgerald rested when he went on leave in Sydney, Australia. The other crewmen sent a woman into his room and he...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) returned to the United States after the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship...
Mac Glenn Morris flew missions [Annotator's Note: as a dive bomber pilot in Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 236 (VMSB-236...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hum throughout the interview.] Charles William "Tom" Clark rode tanks up the...
Around 21 June 1945, the 1st Marines [Annotator's Note: 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were relieved by the...
Kenneth H. Bailey was close to the concentration camps but were not to liberate them. The Colonel would tell Bailey...
Bernard Kofsky's [Annotator's Note: with the 94th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force] worst mission was in Schweinfurt [...
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...
Olaf Rose became acquainted with, and courted, his future wife by mail from the Pacific. When he came home on a 30 day...
Donald G. Watson stayed a month in Austria on occupation duty after the war's end then moved to Augsburg, Austria [...
Shirley Sandy Schulman and her husband, Hyman, corresponded daily through letters while he was deployed overseas in...
After Sydney Levit rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne...
Jake Ussery and the Langley [Annotator's Note: USS Langley (CVL-27)] were ordered back to San Diego. That was his base...
[Annotator's Note: A person off camera comments in the background throughout this clip.] Harry A. Donovan did not...
Heywood Mason [Annotator's Note: a Private 1st Class in the US Army 88th Infantry Division] recovered from a case of...
After the Japanese surrendered, James Stewart Rosenbaum thought he would be heading home, but he and his unit [...
[Annotator's Note: An off-camera male interjects throughout this clip.] Carl Robert Gatlin and his regiment [Annotator'...

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