Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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After the combat that Charles Radford initially saw, a feeling of hatred began brewing towards the Germans. The fact...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] On 9 June [...
There are not many men left that served with Charles Radford. Radford at one point ran into Ernie Pyle. Pyle was...
Samuel Lombardo received the Silver Star for advancing on a hill under enemy fire. His men hit the ground when the...
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...
Norman Neste and the 75th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Neste was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 289th...
Burton Johnson arrived in Finschafen, New Guinea in the South Pacific after completing his stateside training. This was...
When Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. joined the outfit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment,...
Samuel Lombardo had interactions with some of the German women held as prisoners after the war. He was sent to where...
Horace Sharp and his men were billeted in former SS barracks when they reached Nuremburg. He had been rounding up SS...
When asked what it was like flying in the TBF [Annotator's Note: Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo bombers aircraft], Leo...
There were a lot of good Christian German people. After Germany surrendered, Daniel Farley was assigned to occupation...
Jack Carver served on occupation duty in Linz, Austria. The Americans ran the town, but at night, the SS was still...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...
Right after George Griffenhagen and other members of the 20th Engineers [Annotator's Note: then the 20th Engineer...
After completing his training, Mort Walker volunteered for overseas duty because he had heard that once the war was...
Earl Erion was at a rehabilitation camp in England after D-Day. That was prior to being sent to Glasgow for his trip...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
The ongoing hostilities in Europe and Japan were not discussed in Otis Gatewood's circles until Japan attacked Pearl...
Harper Gruber described the crew as being divided between the dark crew - motor macs [Annotator's Note: motor machinist...
Benigno Martinez and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division] rounded up...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
Joseph Simpson felt like a liberator while in France and Belgium. People in Belgium today treat the American veterans...
It took about six months for Frank Lombardo to be discharged in the United States. Lombardo felt he was a lucky man...
Frank Hartzell received leave and went to the French Rivera after the war. He saw Cologne and witnessed its total...
When the war ended, Marvin Hill was still serving in the Pacific, and was sent first to Darian, Manchuria to assist in...
Burton Johnson organized POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camps by first getting the engineers to establish a...
Glen Jostad was first held in a German prisoner of war camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft VI in Heydekrug, Germany,...
After a short time at Stalag IV-A [Annotator's Note: in Moosburg, Germany], Thomas Houdek and other prisoners were sent...
Burton Johnson had over 1,500 Japanese prisoners in the massive POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp in...
Douglas Harper went to Port Hueneme, California and was assigned to an ACORN unit. [Annotator's Note: ACORN is an...
Burton Johnson feared that his handling of Japanese POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] would be held against him...
Richard Bennett recalled a patrol near Palau when PBYs [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat] picked...

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