Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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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...
After Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. was released from the hospital in the United States, he was assigned to the 78th...
Grant Jiro Hirabayashi was transferred to Kunming [Annotator's Note: Kunming, China] followed by an assignment to the...
Ray League and his company [Annotator's Note: 3rd Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th...
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...
Many of Barney Hajiro's friends died or were wounded in the Vosges Mountains of France. It was sad. The 36th Division...
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...
The performance of the 100th Infantry Battalion [Annotator's Note: an all Japanese-American unit from Hawaii] helped in...
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...
Asked to recall his worst memories of the Hurtgen Forest, James Flannigan replied, "The day I went in, 'til the day I...
Clyde Nordstrom did a lot of sightseeing in Japan. He visited a Shinto temple and just roamed around. He thought 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...
Sterling Baker was transferred out in the country to a Navy ammunition dump as a guard [Annotator's Note: near...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Gordon Higgins' unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 407th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Infantry Division] joined the...
Another reason Wesley Trindal crawled into the bunker was to take cover from the German and American shells that...

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