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After the completion of his first tour, Joseph Armanini went on to serve a second tour, this time with the 92nd Combat...
They had a couple of rainy days in April [Annotator's Note: April 1945] but the rains got heavy after Lazarick left. He...
When Henry Phillips left the hospital after three weeks of recovering from his third wound he boarded a replacement...
Barney Old Coyote’s crew was credited with sinking a submarine; it was not an individual accolade. The escort would...
Back in the United States the main role he had was to see that everybody's personnel records were in order before they...
During the breakout from the Anzio beachhead John Vessey was a forward observer with an infantry company. They were...
A typical day [Annotator’s Note: in Italy during the war in 1945] started at 4:40 or 5:00 in the morning. After...
Once they [Annotators Note: Richard Cole, James Doolittle, and the crewmen aboard their B-25 which had just taken part...
Kassal remembers they moved very quickly through France, through the Rhone Valley, stopping in various cities like...
Hershel Williams does not remember knocking out some of the pillboxes. One of them, however, Williams remembers, ran...
[Annotator’s Note: James Carrington enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1939 and spent two years in China...
The 164th [Annotators Note: the US Army’s 164th Infantry Regiment] came ashore as the 1st Raider Battalion was...
Vernon Baker reviews details of his Medal of Honor actions in Italy on 5 April 1945. He had a big, strong BAR [...
When Rankin arrives at Mitchell Field, [Annotator's Note: Mitchell Field, New York - First Air Force Headquarters] he...
At the same time Rochford was getting relieved, Captain Goggin was replacing him and was on the way to take over. There...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
Hawk estimates that his unit captured around 500 German troops after the engagement for which he was awarded the Medal...
Milosevich had to sign the papers to release Colonel Kriz [Annotator's Note: 394th Infantry Regiment's commanding...
Perrett was awarded the European Campaign Ribbon [Annotator's Note: Europe/Africa/Middle East Theater Ribbon] with two...
Gatewood did not disclose his experiences with his family. He kept up correspondence with his bombardier and navigator...
Kassal prepared to go to London to deploy to Japan, but the war ended before he reached London. He stayed in Europe for...
The military aide told Hershel Williams to take the envelope and do not open it as it was a court martial offense if it...
Stegmeier thinks that it is important that we continue to study World War II. He once completed a survey stating that...
Vernon Baker was volunteered to go back up to Hill X by a colonel. He reported to the commanding officer of the 473rd [...
Henry Phillips feels that the French Legion of Honor affair is a wonderful thing, especially in light of the French...
While hiding out in Paris Steve Pisanos was picked up by a resistance operative who took him to church. When they got...
James notes that when he shot the 5 inch guns they did not have to hit the planes directly because of the amount of...
When they [Annotators Note: James Smith and the rest of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] went back to New Zealand, they...
Gabriel Spinelli didn't stay in Quayoung [Annotator's Note: phonetic spelling] too long, but while there he was often...
Sterling Cale fought in Vietnam. He was in Da Nang during the Tet Offensive. Cale had a nice home that was protected by...
Before they [Annotator's Note: Masaji Inoshita and his fellow interpreter, Sergeant Edwin Sasaki] got to their final...
The National World War II Museum awarded Marine combat cameraman Norman Hatch with the Silver Service Award for his...
John Rogers left Frank [Annotator's Note: Lieutenant Frank Jones of Detroit, Michigan] in charge. They went to the...
William Epperson reached Southern France. His division [Annotator's Note: the 45th Infantry Division] experienced very...
Tom Quigley and his men began moving inland through the woods and were taking fire from German snipers posted in the...
Emil Schoonejans volunteered for submarine duty on 11 February 1943 and was called up a week later. He did not have a...

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