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There was 1 company of tanks, 1 company of infantry and a company for support. Kanaya is not sure how they did it, but...
The project by John Eisenhower kick started Lyle Bouck's initiative to contact his former comrades. Bouck has been...
On the morning of the battle, Vejtasa was flying CAP. Jimmy Flately and Johnny Leppla were flying escort for the...
Dan Baker would send patrols out to the German lines. In one instance he sent three men out, but only two came back....
Major Kriz [Annotator's Note: 394th Infantry Regiment's commanding officer] hand-picked the men. They were chosen by IQ...
Rackley was sent to Kearney, Nebraska for reassignment where he was given the keys to a brand new B-17 [Annotator’s...
Biddle recalls finding the pilots from the downed JU 88 [Annotator’s Note: in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge]....
Milosevich was informed that he had a daughter while he was still aboard ship to England. He thought about his child...
John Weinart crossed the Rhine River and headed into southern Germany. They would frequently ride on tanks. Weinart...
Standifer had been eating well and sleeping well in the hospital. He was put into a boxcar and shipped to the front. He...
[Annotators Note: Norman J. Kleiss, known as Dusty, was a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 6 (VS-6) flying from...
[Annotators Note: Lou Brissie served in the army as an infantryman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment...
Alexander Vraciu scored nine aerial victories during his first tour. His first kill was a Zero [Annotators Note:...
Rankin's squadron [Annotator's Note: 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group] had an apartment in London that the men...
Biddle was not allowed to return to combat because he was being put up for the Medal of Honor. He was told that he had...
John Weinart notes that the Virgin Mary prayer card experience is in the book that he wrote. The Bronze Star that...
After the invasion they left Southern France [Annotator's Note: Perrett means Northern France, in June 1944] and...
[Annotators Note: Henry Phillips served in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.] By...
The intelligence was good for the southern France operation. The intelligence officers claimed to know the rank and...
Steve Pisanos scored his first victory on 21 May [Annotators Note: 21 May 1943]. They had taken bombers to Frankfurt,...
After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
Thatcher was able to get his tool kit from the plane. Later in the morning there was a Chinese underground member who...
Michael Cokinos was only in charge of Russian prisoners for a short amount of time. The Russians were prisoners of the...
They hung around in the area [Annotator's Note: the crew of the USS Bayfield, near Okinawa] for about twelve days...
James Carrington's war started on 7 December 1941. He was a prisoner for two years. On 3 February 1945 he moved into...
On the morning of the 21st they were ordered to go down Tombstone Ridge and head west to the village of Nishibaru....
[Annotators note: Henry Phillips was the operations officer in 3rd Battalion Headquarters, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th...
Wilburn K. Ross stayed behind because he felt that he was able to stop the Germans. He had confidence in his ability to...
Schmedemann's career was in his hands. He wanted to go to the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth,...
They had the Evans floating and had an auxiliary generator running; that meant lights and refrigeration. They were...
Freddie Ohr had an aerial photographer in his group who had just come out of the photography school in Denver. He asked...
Woods was upset after the war because he wasn't given the benefits of the G.I. Bill. A friend of his his who had been...
Richard Greer thought very highly of the navy medical personnel who worked with them. The pharmacist’s mates were...
President Harry S. Truman was convinced to come to the west coast [Annotator’s Note: to award Hawk with the Medal of...
[Annotator's Note: for the first 35 seconds of this segment Rall is speaking German with someone in the room other than...

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