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Irving Becker was assigned to Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force. A book...
Ora Hicks treated injured soldiers using physiotherapy [Annotator's Note: disease treatment by means other than drugs...
During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
Raymond Mabarac drove over to look at the concentration camps at Flossenburg [Annotator's Note: Flossenburg, Germany]...
When Arthur Smith was finishing up in the Mediterranean, they had Mark 8 torpedoes [Annotator's Note: Bliss-Leavitt...
Oscar Culp was deployed to American Samoa [Annotator's Note: after joining the Marine Corps and training in 1943]. On a...
Clifford Smith and his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division] made an...
Burt Richard Sadler remained on the ship all night. The next day, he heard the anchor rise, and the ship went into the...
Robert Leroy Shirkey and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 158th Regimental Combat Team] began...
Robert Leroy Shirkey was selected to join the Alamo Scouts [Annotator's Note: 6th Army Special Reconnaissance Unit] in...
Depth charges were generally under the wings of the aircraft, according to Bennett Sparks. The pilot, given location...
Bennett Sparks remembered that early in the war, before he was flying, one of his jobs in New York Harbor involved...
Allen Pedersen [Annotator's Note: as a member of the 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] left the Anzio Beachhead and...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
In May 1944, Walter Henry Barton's regiment [Annotator's Note: Barton was a member of Cannon Company, 361st Infantry...
The first rounds of artillery fire are often shot way over where you think the troops are and then you fire back to...
Lucien Laborde and the rest of the 115th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
Harold Lightell moved into Germany after progressing through France with the 79th Infantry Division. Lightell could...
Ray League and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division...
Robert G. Frey crossed the Rhine River in March [Annotator's Note: March 1945]. The Air Force had taken out most of the...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Guy Stern received the Bronze Star when the war ended. The citation was for his developing a method of mass...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
During the Invasion of Leyte [Annotator's Note: Battle of Leyte, 17 October to 26 December 1944], Robert Marich and his...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Monroe Scherer was shipped out to California where he visited some relatives and friends. He then went by troop ship to...
Basic training was normal for Henry Little. His training for building bridges involved alligators and snakes swimming...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
On 16 December 1944, the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
Reuben Weiner was sent on a run with the 105th Infantry Division. He stayed in a two-story building with a photo...
On 13 December [Annotator's Note: 13 December 1944], Seymour Reitman's regiment [Annotator's Note: Reitman served as a...
[Annotator's Note: Wynn Bauer was assigned to the 36th Armored Infantry Battalion, 3rd Armored Division.] He was in...
Oscar Otto Martin remembered that during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...

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