Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
In February [Annotators Note: 5 February 1945] Daniel Farley and the 5th Rangers got word to assemble in a certain area...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Norris Waddill drove off the barge at Normandy and had a dry landing. He saw dead Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Lieutenant John Marr had encounters with other American officers and commanders in the field early on in the Normandy...
After crossing the Atlantic, Jack Barnes arrived in Le Harve, France. He then motored into Belgium. From Belgium,...
Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Houston served in the US Marine Corps as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
The 20th Engineers was the first unit to go into Bizerte. George Griffenhagen and his fellow engineers spent the first...
Elmer Knudsen's unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division]...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
Only one boat from Robert Huber's company [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
John McConn has a vivid memory of the attack on the Siegfried Line because of his terror about mounting a direct attack...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
Right after George Griffenhagen and other members of the 20th Engineers removed the mines that were holding up Patton’s...
John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
The seven men reached a town that had a substantial German presence and they saw officers sending men to different...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
John Poole fought in small towns in France and Germany. After Sélestat, the next big engagement was getting through the...
Gerard Halpern and his fellow soldiers of the 45th Infantry Division spent the six weeks after the fall of Rome doing...
[Annotators Note: Edgar Cole served in the US Marine Corps in Headquarters, 52nd Defense Battalion.] In the Pacific...
[Annotators Note: Masaji Insohita served in the army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-India...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
Of all the prisoners Gerard Halpern interrogated there is one who really stands out to him. The man was a German Army...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] On 9 June Company...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
Norman Mineta joined his father in the insurance business after his military discharge. He was at Berkley University in...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] There were a lot...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...

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