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As the American advance through the Pacific moved closer and closer to the Japanese mainland, enemy resistance grew...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
Joseph Simpson advanced with his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th...
Elmo Bell fought out of Normandy and all the way across France. All maneuver elements of the army were assigned a...
James Muri knew the Navy had sunk four Japanese carriers during the battle [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
When Robert Liles arrived in China, he and the other pilots lived in hostels. They also had Chinese room boys that took...
Sergeant Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled all...
When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Harry Bell served in Company F, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division] as a mortar gunner...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Arthur Seltzer was a participant in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle began in December 1944. It was cold and...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Pendleton served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gunner in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...
In June 1942, Fred Bergeron was told to pack his sea bags. He and the squadron [Annotator's Note: Bombing Squadron 3 (...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
As Donelson Houseman was marched off to captivity, he passed long lines of German vehicles. He could not believe it. He...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling. Captain Trewick was the chief medical...
Bryan’s preference for aircraft depended on where he was. The P-47 was a great aircraft at low level. The P-51 was a...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
William Garbo first entered a combat zone in an Army DUKW [Annotator's Note: an amphibious truck, referred to as a Duck...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced party along a hedgerow ahead of the main group of Company G, 507th Parachute...
A German force moved north out of Picauville toward Lieutenant John Marr's position and attacked in force with tanks...
Lieutenant John Marr had encounters with other American officers and commanders in the field early on in the Normandy...
Late on the night on 5 June 1944, John Marr and the men of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment boarded their...
Jack Sanders took off unusually early on the day of the Normandy invasion [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944]. It was...
David Roderick moved to the coast near Weymouth and was put into a marshalling yard. They were kept in secret. No one...
Norman Hatch finished his photography training in New York City sometime in April 1942 then returned to Quantico,...
Samuel Spector was shipped to Burma and its jungles. He was among the first individuals to carry into action the...
The caravan of trucks that took Hugh Colbert and the men of the 106th Infantry Division to the front lines stretched as...

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