Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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The officers would "talk a lot about things," Donald Campbell says, it was a furious campaign [Annotator's Note: the...
There were a lot of good Christian German people. After Germany surrendered, Daniel Farley was assigned to occupation...
The war was over in May 1945 and Ernest Chauvin left Germany in May 1946. He did occupation duty. His company [...
Soon after the war, Ray League's involvement with the 65th Infantry Division ended. The division was disbanded, and he...
Jack Carver served on occupation duty in Linz, Austria. The Americans ran the town, but at night, the SS was still...
John J. Cupina was assigned to occupation duty after the war ended in Europe because he did not have enough points to...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...
Robert Powers returned to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], which had been built up since he had last...
Frank Savage transferred to the 93rd Infantry Division. He became the assistant to the Adjutant of the special troops...
Edward Denzler did a lot of patrolling and remembers one mission when his company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd...
William Burrus was only 20 years old when he returned from the war. You have to do what you do, and it is all you can...
Right after George Griffenhagen and other members of the 20th Engineers [Annotator's Note: then the 20th Engineer...
Edward Denzler relates some amusing incidents that occurred while he was training the cavalry troopers, a job he...
Howard Anderson finally had enough training and was assigned to an 11 man crew. His commander had flown many different...
After he completed his training, Paul Rothenheber was assigned to the USS Monticello (APA-61), a troop transport ship....
Among the many things Francis Neilson learned in Lincoln, Nebraska was that oxygen was a good cure for a hangover. In...
After completing his training, Mort Walker volunteered for overseas duty because he had heard that once the war was...
Robert Guitard was in Florence [Annotator's Note: Florence, Italy] on Christmas Eve [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1945...
Earl Erion was at a rehabilitation camp in England after D-Day. That was prior to being sent to Glasgow for his trip...
Wilbur Thomas was assigned to supervise and maintain all the utilities including the pipeline, water, electricity, and...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
Just before sunset, Arthur Frongello's boat [Annotator's Note: PT-302, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 22 (MTBRon 22)]...
Barney Hajiro entered the Army and was immediately required to do manual labor around the Hawaiian Islands in...
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...
When transporting prisoners, Paul Rothenheber was put in charge of taking care of them because he spoke German. The...
Burton Johnson had over 1,500 Japanese prisoners in the massive POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp in...

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