Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
Edwin Henlebin became interested in the activities of a photographer who was taking shots of an open air, 24 hour mess...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th...
Mario DeCarlo recalled using a machine gun to fight in the hedgerows to get the Germans out of the trenches. His unit [...
Edmund Durocher had been in Headquarters Company but was transferred out ten days before they left New River [Annotator...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The 29th...
John Singlaub had expected that his team would lead an attack on a German garrison, but a competing Communist...
On 5 July [Annotator's Note: 5 July 1945], after refuel and refit in Perth [Annotator's Note: Perth, Australia], John...
Donald C. Morrison and his company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry...
Robert Harris flew his first combat mission over France on D-Day. [Annotator’s Note: D-Day was on 6 June 1944 when...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Houston served in the US Marine Corps as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
William Hall had bad things happen to him but he never turned religious until he was in Vietnam. At that point in his...
Kaliste Saloom was sent to Marseilles and Toulon in the Provence region of France. He and the men with him were the...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Clyde Nordstrom was in Japan on occupation duty and was a guard for the emperor's summer palace.]...
After the mission of the Lost Battalion, Susumas Ito was sent back to the French Riviera for several months. [Annotator...
Only one boat from Robert Huber's company [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
Richard Jaccarino cited the dedication of his platoon leader, mentioning that the man had been wounded earlier on Leyte...
John McConn has a vivid memory of the attack on the Siegfried Line because of his terror about mounting a direct attack...
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Wallace Hurley contracted pneumonia during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in the hospital for four days. Following his...
Henry Little was told to get on a truck with 12 men, but not told his destination. Achering [Annotator's Note: likely...
In Leipzig [Annotator's Note: Leipzig, Germany], Ernest Chauvin and another man were put on a listening post. He was...
Baptiste Puissegur [Annotator's Note: as part of the 104th Infantry Division] went through Aachen and Stolberg in...
One day, Mort Walker heard on the radio that the war was over so he arranged for a train to take all of the Germans,...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
One day in late 1945 Allen Tillery was called in to the office of the colonel and informed that his application for the...
One of the guys in the group with Dominic Martello went and got a scalp from one of the Germans that crashed in the...
Joseph Venerloh was sent to a replacement depot, from there was assigned, and loaded up into a truck. He was dropped at...
Henry Malec brought Hermann Göring into a waiting room prior to some sort of interrogation [Annotator's Note: this was...
When Mort Walker was in charge of the POW camp [Annotators Note: see segment titled Overseas Duty in Italy] there were...
Allen Tillery left Tinian in late December 1944 and was sent to Guam. When he got there he was assigned to the Japanese...
Going through the Haguenau Forest, Alex Lopez observed the area was torn up and mostly gone. He participated in a mop-...

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