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Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...
While heading to the invasion of Iwo Jima, Richard Nummer's convoy of ships was joined by numerous ships at Saipan....
William Epperson was awarded the Bronze Star for his action in Soye, France [Annotator's Note: Soye-en-Septaine]....
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Arthur Jackson had been influenced by Marine pilots and wanted to fly. At the recruiting office he took the aviation...
Charles Littig was selected for PT school following his graduation in December 1942 as a Navy midshipman at...
John Singlaub enlisted in the US Army Artillery because he wanted the experience to supplement his infantry skills....
In February [Annotator's Note: 5 February 1945], Daniel Farley and the rest of the 5th Ranger Battalion got word to...
There is newsreel footage of an awards ceremony Fred Bergeron was part of that was shown in his home town while he was...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
The lieutenant asked John M. Roberts what he thought they should do and Roberts suggested that they surrender since...
George Peto and the men of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines had a few days of rest and got new guns then moved out...
Walter Halloran was often in combat. During the Battle of the Bulge, he was with an outfit trying to recapture a town...
Joseph Simpson joined the 84th Infantry Division in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in Company C,...
One of the Japanese jumped out of the tank [Annotator's Note: on Tinian] and Keith Renstrom shot him. He was awarded...
Calvin Moret and other Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 in Washington by President...
Frank Pomroy describes Johnny Rivers in detail saying the he liked to drink quite a bit and punched a hole in their...
Raymond VanDuzer was recommended for a Silver Star but he did not know it at the time. He was awarded two Bronze Stars...
George Roberts took part in the 6 March [Annotator's Note: 6 March 1944] raid over Berlin during which 69 bombers were...
Frank Maresca was born in September 1925 in Jersey City. He served in Company F, 289th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
Kelly Kuwayama was away from his unit for about three weeks before he had to rejoin them. The 44nd was sent back to...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Glass served in the Navy aboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6) as an aviation radioman in Fighting...
John Raaen and the men around him were ready to get on with the job that they were trained to do. They were tired of...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Murray served as a platoon commander, then company commander, in Company C, 1st Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Maynard David served in the USAAF as a bombardier on Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombers in...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...

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