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Robert Huber believes that camaraderie is what kept the men in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion,...
The night that they arrived in Reipertswiller, Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. was told to take some men and go back into the...
Carl Beck was in Berchtesgaden, Germany when his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute...
During the action for which Charles Murray was awarded the Medal of Honor, he was not thinking about anything except...
Richard Swanson received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal [Annotator's Note: the highest non-combat decoration awarded...
George Hood flew a memorable bomber mission over Odaka, Japan [Annotator’s Note: in a Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy...
Sterling Cale received several different military decorations. He received multiple Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and a...
George Roberts knew people who would give their lives for him in the military. He has spoken to people at Keelser Air...
William Leibold was topside with O'Kane [Annotator's Note: US Navy Rear Admiral Richard O'Kane had been the commanding...
Jack Houston had three reasons for enlisting. The first was patriotism. The second was that all of his friends were...
One night, the battalion command sent John Witmeyer on a patrol behind German lines. Witmeyer took six other men out on...
[Annotator's Note: Maynard David served in the USAAF as a bombardier on Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombers in...
Winnecken Gerhard was sent to Normandy around 15 May 1944, only a few weeks prior to the D-Day invasion [Annotator's...
John Raaen spent time in the hedgerow area of Normandy after Maisy [Annotator’s Note: Maisy was the location of a...
On 9 June [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944, during the Normandy invasion], they sent out platoons into a couple of fields...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
The Russians appropriated German housing, and Aubrey Bradley was quartered in a home for a few days before being...
Within a week, shipping instructions were posted and George Griffenhagen's name was on the list. They shipped out in...
Embarking on their journey to the Pacific, Richard Bennett's squadron [Annotator's Note: Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 31...
During the days following their [Annotator's Note: Harlan Twible and the other survivors of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
During one battle, Richard Boyd and about five other soldiers were pinned down. The rest of the group ran into the...
William Leibold has been contacted numerous times by groups attempting to research various things. Leibold noted how...
Harold Baumgarten was released from the Royal Navy hospital [Annotator's Note: in Portsmouth, England] around 4 July...
After the war, Lisle Neher stayed in the Reserves. He ended up with an M Day assignment, or Mobilization assignment, in...
Basil Woolf was sitting in his living room when the telephone rang. It was a cryptic call from the Tvy Leumi. [...
George Peto has doubts about the mental toughness of today's generation and its ability to wage a war as deadly and...
Walter Bowsher worked on an effort called the Mount Fuji Project which was supposedly building a children's playground...
John Kerner was in London, England for about ten days. He was on leave and only had to report back when the ship was to...
Tokuji Yoshihashi returned home in June 1946. The colors for the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat...
Everett Hyland's wounds still bother him. He had a nerve check done on him in San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
Donald Long had enough points after the war to be discharged from the Navy, but he and his wife elected for him to...
David Roderick was discharged as soon as the war was over. When he was home he had bad dreams and once he hit the...
Richard Boyd was wounded on 22 January [Annotator's Note: 22 January 1945]. His Purple Heart was awarded for frozen...
[Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant served in the Navy as a captain’s mess attendant aboard the USS San Francisco (CA38...

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