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Robert Akins oversaw some work details [Annotator's Note: overseeing Japanese soldiers in China after the war ended and...
The Germans expected the Americans to retreat and get out of there. The American unit stayed and fought. 1 of the men...
When the guys heard Axis Sally playing over loud speakers they laughed. They knew it was just propaganda. The Germans...
[Annotators Note: There is dead air at the beginning of this segment. The segment actually begins at 1:04:45:500.] For...
When Mack was going into Okinawa in the Higgins boat, he claims he had a vision. It was a vision of his mother. His...
David Paul Spencer did not run into problems with anyone except Goring [Annotators Note: German Reichsmarschall Hermann...
The Germans had a lot of horsedrawn equipment. Their tanks were good but they were too well engineered. To get a German...
Captain Cochran [Annotators Note: Raymond Zager’s company commander] ordered a crew of four jeeps to head back and pick...
They heard rumors about what had happened at Malmedy during the fighting in the Bulge. After hearing that they were...
Richard Duchossois did not witness any outbursts of anger by American servicemen. Their job was to win the war. They...
David Paul Spencer could hear the testimony. It was all in German so he could not understand everything that was going...
The Germans that Standifer met were as good as the American soldiers. The Germans may have been better earlier in the...
Raymond Zager ended up joining an army chorus group to stay busy during his occupation duty. He travelled around and...
Kassal prepared to go to London to deploy to Japan, but the war ended before he reached London. He stayed in Europe for...
Richard Candelaria was set to Camp Lucky Strike in Le Havre, France. He had been accustomed to his accommodations prior...
Munich was a big city, larger then New Orleans. The area around the railroad depots in Munich were absolutely destroyed...
When Davis Gordon Mayes returned to San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California] his records were lost...
Calvin Summers said he was proud to be part of the big machine that was fighting for his country. Summers had seen the...
Frank Dominic Lanzetta was transferred to the USS Achernar (AKA-53). While serving aboard the Achernar, Lanzetta took...
Grant Jiro Hirabayashi was transferred to Kunming [Annotator's Note: Kunming, China] followed by an assignment to the...
Frank Lombardo landed in Scotland and then transferred to Cambridge, England. He could hear the Germans bombing London...
John Treen and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Doyle C. Barnes (DE-353)] were sent to Shanghai, China. He was put on...
Robert Martin went to Plymouth, England [Annotator's Note: on the USS LST-515]. While they were in England went to a...
Robert Martin went to Europe [Annotator's Note: on the USS LST-515]. The first place they went to was [Annotator's Note...
When the war ended Robert Mero was still in the rifle company [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 263rd...
Alfred Dearman played baseball and football. They had two good teams. They played a lot of other Army units around...
Kenneth Wieland went straight to Japan. He was assigned to the Aviation Engineer battalion [Annotator’s Note: Company A...
At 11 years in the Navy, Randall Edwards decided to make a career of the military. In 1946, he had an unfortunate...
Dell Lauderdale had been to Japan twice and Korea once before his next assignment which was finally back to the United...
Vernon Leo Tyler was a cannoneer on gun crews [Annotator's Note: in the 100th Infantry Division]. Gun crew duties...
Alfred Dearman says that Sugamo Prison [Annotator's Note: in Tokyo, Japan] was the largest, most modern prison in Japan...
Vaughn Whitworth, like most segregated Marines, was in a Depot Company [Annotator's Note: 19th Depot Company, 7th Field...
Walter Joseph Patrick Curley Junior [Annotator's Note: with the 3rd Amphibious Corps] returned to Guam [Annotator's...
Lee R. Broussard was working in Admiral Halsey's [Annotator's Note: US Navy Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey]...
Robert Erskine Hendrick's [Annotator's Note: with Battery B, 6th Marine Defense Battalion] father [Annotator's Note:...
Joseph Haines was on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Japan] from 9 May to December [Annotator's Note: 1945]. Truman [...

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