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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 all the way across France. His unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute...
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...
Bennett Sparks remembered that early in the war, before he was flying, one of his jobs in New York Harbor involved...
Around the time of the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive...
When Robert Liles arrived in China, he and the other pilots lived in hostels. They also had Chinese room boys that took...
Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled...
Jack Skaggs could tell the end of the war was coming by April 1945 when the 7th Fleet wiped out the shipyard in Osaka....
Milton Meulder explained how George C. Marshall, as an aide to General John J. Pershing during The Great War [Annotator...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. said his ship was anchored off Enewetak Atoll when the atomic bomb was being tested. Their ship was...
When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
The day before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Edward E. Boyles was ordered by Colonel Flood [Annotator's Note: Army...
Donald Hoff's plane was not bothered [Annotator's Note: by Japanese fighters during the second strike of the Battle of...
Rollins Rosenzweig and his fellow Navy airmen were told ahead of the attack that they would be going to the South China...
Guy Stern received the Bronze Star when the war ended. The citation was for his developing a method of mass...
Recounting his experience in France after he was shot down, James Armstrong comments that the French people were very...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Edward Shames participated in the battle of Carentan [Annotator's Note: 10 to 14 June 1944]. Shames says that the...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
During the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were part of Task Group 38.2 under Admiral...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
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...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
Arthur Seltzer was a participant in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle began in December 1944. It was cold and...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Frank Pomroy arrived on Guadalcanal from New Caledonia after being left aboard the troopship George F. Elliot [...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Pendleton served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gunner in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st...
Henry Muller was G-2 [Annotator’s Note: Military designation; G means general staff position; -2 stands for...
Yukio Kawamoto was born in Berkeley, California in November 1919. He was drafted into the Army from the University of...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...

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