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Norman Gustaf Benson left the United States in January 1945. He sailed from Newport Beach, Virginia and landed in...
That was as close as Emmett Kaylor ever came to getting hit [Annotator's Note: during a Japanese attack in the...
Joseph Medicine Crow walked all night after exiting the Liberty ship in France. They covered 25 miles the first night....
The Filipino people were great, just like any American doing the same thing. They were forced to be in a war. When Earl...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Leyte [Annotator's Note: Leyte, Philippines] was lousy to Louis J. Armentaro because it was hot. He spent a week there...
Jack Albert Del Monte felt he had finally made it when he was assigned to the 191st Tank Battalion [Annotator's Note:...
Shanghai [Annotator's Note: Shanghai, China] had been a big military base for the Japanese. Joel Varner went into the...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer reads a list of things Robert Payne has written about.] Robert Payne was in Southern...
Myron L. Guisewhite was sent back to Europe with the occupation Army. Assigned to France, he became involved with the...
[Annotator's Note: Birds and muffled conversation can be heard in the background throughout this segment.] After...
Joe Morris and his unit [Annotator's Note: 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were part of the...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
When Masaji Inoshita got to the ceremony [Annotator's Note: a Japanese surrender ceremony in China] he found out that...
The USS Champion (AM-314) moved to the Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] area, and Elmer Spraker said it was...
After arriving in the Ruhr Valley, they [Annotator's Note: Raymond Mabarac and his fellow soldiers in Company H, 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: Clyde Nordstrom was in Japan on occupation duty and was a guard for the emperor's summer palace.]...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Henry Little was told to get on a truck with 12 men, but not told his destination. Achering [Annotator's Note: likely...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Within two days of his jump into Germany, Frank Zunno and his unit [Annotator's Note: Military Police Platoon,...
James Born remarked on his feelings of the Japanese during World War 2. He had a very low opinion of the Japanese...
After the Germans surrendered, Seymour Mermelstein was part of rounding them up to send back to Germany. [Annotator's...
When the 32nd Division [Annotator's Note: 32nd Infantry Division] was called back, Emmanuel Damonte was transferred to...
To William Lansford, all campaigns had goofy things happen. The first time he went out by himself he had been warned of...
Thomas Ballew served with the 231st Searchlight Battalion which was attached to the 9th Air Force. Ballew was born in...
The first time Willie Roy Hebert had ever been on a ship was when he was sent to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana...
The worst thing [Annotator's Note: about the war] for Lionel Baxter was that after the war was over, he was a guard at...
Henry Malec brought Hermann Göring into a waiting room prior to some sort of interrogation [Annotator's Note: this was...
After the German surrender, Alex Lopez was posted with his machine gun in a guard tower at a prison camp in Furth...
The main difference between a jailer, which Alfred Dearman was, and a guard, is that the jailer is in the cellblock...
Alan Moskin says there is something called "guilt" [Annotator's Note: for killing in combat]. It is hard to put into...
Frank Kern, [Annotator's Note: with A Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division] traveled to...

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