Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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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-...
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...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
Robert Riddle's introduction to war came shortly after the Battle of Tarawa, where thousands of Marines perished....
Guy Stern rarely interrogated civilians during the war. His partner, Kurt Jasen did interrogate some German businessmen...
Guy Stern's fellow interrogator and friend, Kurt Jasen, was nearby on Omaha Beach and called for Stern to come over and...
John Poole fought in small towns in France and Germany. After Sélestat, the next big engagement was getting through the...
Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Staymayes was a squad leader in Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Kaliste Saloom was attached to the SHAEF [Annotator's Note: Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces], Supreme...
Henry Malec was sent to Nuremburg, Germany. He was on the palace grounds of the Military Tribunal. The palace was...
William Leo Spaetgens and his Navy crewmates aboard the SS Leslie M. Shaw (MC-0440) converted their Liberty Ship to a...
Gerard Halpern and his fellow soldiers of the 45th Infantry Division spent the six weeks after the fall of Rome doing...
[Annotator's Note: Edgar Cole served in the US Marine Corps as a communications specialist in Headquarters, 52nd...
James Moshovitis' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Cecil (APA-96)] arrived off the shores of Iwo Jima when the Allies were...
Jimmie Dyer and the 6th US Marine Division turned loose the kids who were training to be kamikaze pilots. Dyer later...
Wim de Jonge worked in unsafe conditions in the coal mines of Japan. He was there for about a year. That was the...
Burton Johnson had been in the service for three years when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: on...
[Annotator's Note: The video cuts in and out and is hard to hear at times. Questions and answers are often...
James Gulotta was training to hit Tokyo when the war ended. His unit was to land near Yokohama but the war ended before...
[Annotator's Note: Masaji Insohita served in the Army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-...
Dell Lauderdale was at Sugamo Prison where there were six cell blocks separated by an iron gate. Behind the gate was "...
[Annotator's Note: The video cuts in and out and is hard to hear at times. Questions and answers are often...
Melvin Munch corresponded with his future wife back home while he was on Okinawa. The letters had to be reviewed by...
While in Italy, Mort Walker had heard about the holocaust but did not know much about it. It was not until later that...
[Annotator's Note: Allen Tillery served in the USMC as a Japanese language specialist. For the campaign in the Marshall...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
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...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...

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