Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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The veterans felt better having other veterans around. When replacements came in Robert Akins knew that they were well...
Perrett's contact with the German prisoner of war (POWs) he transported was very brief. The POWs were usually quite and...
They heard rumors about what had happened at Malmedy during the fighting in the Bulge. After hearing that they were...
The captain was severely disliked. Bell remembers the captain being in the back all the time and he did not have much...
David Paul Spencer could hear the testimony. It was all in German so he could not understand everything that was going...
A Red Cross truck passed the area where Candelaria and his fellow prisoners were being held. He spoke with the man in...
Representatives from each camp were taken to Okinawa for a meeting to determine the best way to get the American...
1 [Annotator's Note: Japanese guard in the Philippines] was known as the duck. The duck was impulsive. Hanna didn't...
Monty Joe Boitnott did not know his operational situation other than he was to cut the lines to stop the Nazi troop...
John McConn was awarded his Silver Star medal as a result of his actions while his unit was capturing a German town....
 Lieutenant John Marr crossed the bridge at La Fiere with a group of about 75 men from Company G, 507th Parachute...
Lester Hull does not remember much about the landings in Southern France. By the time they landed, the Germans were...
Arthur Staymates had too much to do to talk to Hitler's [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] friend and...
Guy Stern and his fellow intelligence staff were assigned the dismissing of prisoners that seemed to be harmless and...
Glen Jostad thought life at Stalag VI was much better than Stalag IV. [Annotator's Note: Jostad was initially held at...
Walter Ram exited the crammed boxcar with the other POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war]. They had trouble moving...
Frank Fontana was a supply sergeant [Annotator's Note: in the 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion]. He had access to...
Richard Witaker heard the Japanese propaganda from Tokyo Rose only once. That was when he had gone to the rear for food...
In January 1945, Herbert Siebert and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Siebert was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
To John Witmeyer, his ability to so vividly remeber his experiences in combat, including details like names, is both a...
In January or February 1945 the company commander called Charles Coolidge to the company CP [Annotators note: Command...
As John Marr led his advanced scout team back to the position of Captain Ben Schwartzwalder [Annotator's Note:...
When the break though in the Bulge came [Annotator's Note: the beginning of the German Ardennes Offensive, also...
Arthur Staymates fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The Americans were constantly advancing through and fighting over...
Robert Gorman arrived at the Elbe River before the main body of the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
Lester Hull saw Munich near the end of the war. The war ended when they were a little bit east of the city. Hull saw...
Jack Carver participated in the Battle of the Bulge when SS Panzer Divisions attacked green American units in the...
While moving through the Maginot Line a German soldier that had been bypassed took a shot at Thomas Murphy and hit his...
The USS Yarnell (DD-541) first met the enemy, according to Murphy Burke, at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands...
Jack Carver remembers shrapnel landing on his neck as being his most memorable experience of World War 2. [Annotator's...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...
They [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] retreated about eight or ten miles...
Edward Bale and his tanks loaded into LCMs [Annotator's Note: Landing Craft, Mechanized] and then into an LSD [...
They [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] started on their way to Paris but...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks questions about life in the field.] Robert Mayes lived two people to one pup...

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