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Leonard Brooks and the other internees had no idea that they were scheduled to be killed at nine on the morning of 23...
Robert Huber believes that camaraderie is what kept the men in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion,...
Thomas Ballew likes history, he likes people, and he likes to travel. In July 1945 Sergeant Smith, who was a member of...
Eugene DiSabatino arrived at Los Alamos and discovered that it sat on top of a mountain. In order to reach the entry to...
Delano Brister witnessed the Louisiana Maneuvers in 1941. The operations took up much of central Louisiana including...
John Marr landed in water up to his armpits on D Day after the jump [Annotators Note: into Normandy] and immediately...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment on the island of Luzon in the Philippines after...
In 1953, Bernard Marcus was called into the office of General Lawton [Annotator’s Note: General Kirke B. Lawton] who...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
Russell Gackenbach was summoned one day after dinner to answer the phone. He knew that something had to be wrong for...
In the early 1930s when the Japanese invaded Manchuria then moved into China, Ralph Weymouth’s group was being pushed...
Burton Johnson arrived in Finschafen, New Guinea in the South Pacific after completing his stateside training. This was...
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Clinton Riddle and his comrades in Company B were wrestled from their sleep in the early predawn hours for breakfast on...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
Edward Tipper was on detached service with another company in Southern England during the preparatory phase to the...
The fighting around the La Fiere bridge and the village of Cauquigny was intense and Clinton Riddle and his comrades...
When Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. joined the outfit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment,...
Bernard Marcus had to take a physical examination prior to setting off for Fort Knox. He did not know how he would...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
John Singlaub parachuted into Central France as the OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services, pre-runner of...
After he joined Company B, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, Hugh Colbert...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Louis Conter and the VP-11 [Annotator's Note: Patrol Squadron 11] Catalinas [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY...
There were just a few Americans assigned to Samuel Spector's OSS Detachment 101 outfit. Some came and went, but there...
George Peto has kept numerous photographs and documents from and regarding the war and shared them with interviewer....
Lieutenant John Marr was involved in the mission planning meeting between Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Timmes [...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
When the war in Europe ended, Herbert Auerbach found out there was a point system set up to determine who went home and...
Samuel Spector recalled hearing of the war in Europe ending and the atomic bombs being dropped. He was in Burma when he...
When Robert Freligh got out of the navy he went back to school at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. They had to go to...
Harlan Twible may have had nightmares after the war but it was nothing he could not handle. He left active duty the...

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