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...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
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...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
[Annotator's Note: George Griffenhagen served in the Army as a combat engineer first in Company E, 20th Engineer...
Allen Lamm enlisted in the Navy and did his basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois. The training was not very...
Burton Johnson entered into service at Clinton, Arkansas at age 18. At Fort Sill, Oklahoma, he was assigned to the 1st...
Mary Edwards began working for the Army at Higgins Industries when she was 16 years old. She had finished high school...
In February [Annotator's Note: 5 February 1945], Daniel Farley and the rest of the 5th Ranger Battalion got word to...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
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...
Nicholas Beldecos was part of a boarding party that went aboard a captured German submarine at the end of the war. The...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
The Civil Service had two opportunities for Mary Edwards. [Annotator's Note: Edwards was a secretary for the 1007th...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
Norris Waddill drove off the barge at Normandy and had a dry landing. He saw dead Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of...
Kenneth Killilea and the 4th Division returned to Maui from Tinian. There was a big luau and then training started...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Arthur Staymates studied with the MPs [Annotator's Note: military police] prior to leading the guards during the...
Lieutenant John Marr had encounters with other American officers and commanders in the field early on in the Normandy...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
As soon as the artillery rounds got close, Charles Murray could not call in corrections because the batteries in his...
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...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th...

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