Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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[Annotator's Note: Robert Guitard was assigned to the Prisoner of War Enclosure 339, Prisoner of War Information Bureau...
As Earl Flanagan and his unit [Annotator's Note: 71st Infantry Division] marched through Germany, he noticed that there...
When Kenneth Wieland arrived in Japan, he saw a bunch of American prisoners of war who were nothing but skin and bones...
Remembering the first patrol he experienced, Olaf Rose said, "It gets hot, and the boats are coming at you." The PT...
Fred L. Keller, Jr. helped load bombs on torpedo planes, TBMs [Annotator's Note: Keller served as an ordnanceman aboard...
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...
Retracing his steps, Ogden Saik recalls that he was in high school and hanging around with the guys in the neighborhood...
Benigno Martinez's point of embarkation was through New York. He returned to the United States aboard the aircraft...
Ralph Sykes does not remember how he heard about Goering [Annotator's Note: German Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering]...
Raymond Downs thinks the experience made him feel good about living in this country [Annotator's Note: the United...
At the end of the war, Chris Carawan said there were thousands of German prisoners that had been taken. The Americans...
Robert Whelan's most memorable experience of the war came in Siegburg [Annotator's Note: Siegburg , Germany] on 30...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
James Livaudais saw that the German troops in Ludwigslust, Germany tried their best not to be taken prisoner by the...
Paul Rothenheber was never in direct action. He thought France was strange. He was knocked out in Le Havre [Annotator's...
Ray League and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division...
When moving from place to place they had to keep alert. During the building of the Remagen bridge, Francis Hurd was...
After the Battle of Midway [Annotator's Note: Midway Atoll; 4 to 7 June 1942], Victor Yost was brought back to Pearl...
Vernon Breen somehow became the bugler for his company [Annotator's Note: Breen was a member of the Intelligence and...
John Singlaub returned to Kunming and was met by an officer at the airplane. Orders were received from OSS [Annotator's...
When their break from combat was up, Milton Moxon and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Moxon was a member of Company B,...
Clarence Derrington flew home from Paris [Annotator's Note: in Paris, France] via New York [Annotator's Note: in New...
John E. Johnson went back to the ship, but not all his crewmates did. After replacements came from a nearby receiving...
During one of his breaks in Sicily, Frank Mancuso wrote a letter that was never answered. When he came back to the...
Darold Rice remembers boarding the ship to head back to the USA after the war was over. He joined up with a random...
Jerome Fatora was on the front lines in the area of the Saar River for about six months during which time he "never got...
Arles J. Doss was north of Dallas [Annotator's Note: Dallas, Texas] when Germany surrendered. When the Germans...
Charles Coolidge went into Anzio during the day then started moving that night for a planned attack the next morning....
The next action Robert Huber and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
Tom Quigley remembers how after the war ended, they were able to drive with the lights on their cars turned on. On his...
As they moved into Germany, Chris Carawan remembered one battle when a man was shot and fell across the top of his...
In total, William Garbo and the men of G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment spent about a month in the village...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Guitard was assigned to the Prisoner of War Enclosure 339, Prisoner of War Information Bureau...
Norman Bussel was awaiting discharge and went to physical rehabilitation in Miami, Florida. He was then sent to...

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