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John Witmeyer boarded ship on 5 June 1944 for transport across the English Channel. Before Witmeyer crossed the channel...
[Annotators Note: Frank Guidone joined the US Marine Corps in July 1940. After completing boot camp he joined the 1st...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Ralph Weymouth was awarded the Navy Cross for the Battle of the Philippine Sea. He was given the award for his...
Russell Gackenbach was a member in one of the 15 crews officially assigned to the 509th, 393rd Bomb Squad [Annotator's...
To Edmund Durocher, New Britain was just as bad as Guadalcanal. They went to New Guinea before they landed on New...
Ralph Weymouth was aboard the Saratoga [Annotator's Note: USS Saratoga (CV-3)] in San Diego when he learned of the...
John Marr served as a 1st Lieutenant and commanded 1st Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,  507th Parachute Infantry...
After Norman Hatch landed with Major Jim Crowe [Annotator's Note: Major Henry Pierson Crowe commanded 2nd Battalion,...
As the division [Annotator's Note: the 79th Infantry Division] was preparing to enter Haguenau, Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr...
George Roberts and his crew were sent to Hampton Roads, Virginia where they boarded the USS Argentina [Annotator's Note...
Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
Ira Schilling was born in June 1924 in Saratoga, Texas. His parents separated when he was very young and he moved to...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Richard Keller had a good friend from Alabama who was a funny guy. He received different training than Keller had...
John Singlaub completed his mission with the French resistance in France. His proposal for a mission to organize French...
Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
Olen Grant left Paris on a train which took him to a station in Frankfurt. Between the station and Dulag Luft they...
Sumner Whitten received orders to return to Ewa [Annotator's Note: following the Battle of Midway]. He got aboard a B-...
Benjamin Carson received ten days leave after the Makin Island raid. He was billeted at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in...
While flying hs last patrol on the Weser River one day, Guy Leefe, Jr. had an experience that made him realize how...
Edward Bale heard of a Japanese soldier throwing a magnetic mine on a tank inland of Red 3 beach. He did not learn the...
They returned to Pearl Harbor but didn't stay long enough for Clayton Fisher to train. He still hadn't made any dives...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Hoff served in the Navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on Douglas SBD Dauntless...
Rosemary Fagot was born in Nicaragua. Her father was an American citizen from New Orleans and she was registered as an...
[Annotator's Note: 1st Lieutenant John Marr served as a platoon leader in Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment...
James Gulotta landed in the Philippines on Leyte on the Ormoc Peninsula. This is where he did most of his fighting....
Once Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the bridge at La Fiere,...
William Epperson entered the lower part of Germany after crossing the Maginot Line. It was called Wingen and was on the...
John Poole fought in small towns in France and Germany. After Sélestat, the next big engagement was getting through the...
William Garbo was born in 1924 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was in high school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor....
Ira Schilling and his outfit of assault engineers landed in the third wave during the invasion of Saipan. They landed...
Gerard Halpern and his fellow soldiers of the 45th Infantry Division spent the six weeks after the fall of Rome doing...
When the 2nd Marine Division shipped out from New Zealand only the battalion commanders knew the specifics of the...

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