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Howard T. Maki and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 85th Infantry...
Lloyd Dendy and his brother enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves. When the Korean War broke out they were called back...
Theodore M. "Ted" Robinson became the skipper [Annotator's Note: captain, or commander] of his boat. A graduate of...
Herbert Heilbrun wrote his last letter before his final mission. [Annotator's Note: A baby has been crying in the...
Irwin Stovroff and about 200 or so Jewish POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] had been separated by their German...
Around 1938, Shirley Sandy Schulman began dating her future husband, Hyman, while they were in high school. Her parents...
Sullivan Tindal and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 259th Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry...
Paul Arst joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division...
[Annotator's Note: Vernon Squire was in the 821st Tank Destroyer Battalion, 29th Infantry Division.] They fired far...
Murphy Burke had been gone for two years when he got his first leave in April 1945. While overseas he had stayed in...
Jerome "Jerry" Riga assisted with ground support for the infantry and tank divisions [Annotator's Note: as a Republic P...
Allen Pedersen, as First Sergeant, was responsible for running the company [Annotator's Note: Pedersen served in the...
Philip Whitman first flew in June 1943. It was very difficult for him, but he blamed his instructor. He could feel his...
Charles T. Edwards recalled that he was put on Hunter-Killer missions [Annotator's Note: anti-submarine missions...
What Joseph McGuire took to India was all he had for the duration of his duty. Many of the crews had no cold weather...
Edgar R. "Ross" Forman [Annotator's Note: serving with Company A, 319th Engineer Combat Battalion, 94th Infantry...
Romay Catherine Johnson Davis [Annotator's Note: a Private in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the...
James Albert Kitts landed in France [Annotator's Note: on 13 December 1944] and it was not cold, just muddy. It got...
Lester Shapiro's experience before getting to Burma [Annotator's Note: present day Myanmar], was guarding some oil...
Otis Gatewood's unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 3rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 9th Armored Division] came...
Hilar Moore was shipped to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Northern Mariana Islands] after the invasion started. He took...
On landing in Hollandia New Guinea, Ogden Saik was impressed by the dominance of the American Navy. There were ships...
Arturo Camacho remembers going down to the docks, and coming away with a canteen full of brown sugar that had been...
The Red Ball Express hauled the troops around and it was almost completely made of black drivers. When they got ready...
Leo William Schmittgens trained with a M1 rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic rifle, also known as...
Richard Jaccarino cited the dedication of his platoon leader, mentioning that the man had been wounded earlier on Leyte...
[Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2.] Wilhelm Gehlen's father...
Wallace Hurley contracted pneumonia during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in the hospital for four days. Following his...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Vincent Losada was commissioned as a flight officer after he received all his training. He was sent to Drew Air Force...
Ed Weber was on furlough [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time] in Dallas [Annotator's...
After the Germans surrendered, Seymour Mermelstein was part of rounding them up to send back to Germany. [Annotator's...
Sidney Philips remembers someone being perfect. He was handsome, young, and the girls loved him. Phillips tells...
One of the guys in the group with Dominic Martello went and got a scalp from one of the Germans that crashed in the...
Lester Hull was born in Hartford, Connecticut in April 1920. He remembers the Great Depression well. Hull's father was...
Anthony Bianconi was in dry dock [Annotator's Note: as a musician and ammunition bearer on the USS Philadelphia (CL-41...

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