Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
Allen Pedersen [Annotator's Note: as a member of the 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] left the Anzio Beachhead and...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
Lucien Laborde and the rest of the 115th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
Harold Lightell moved into Germany after progressing through France with the 79th Infantry Division. Lightell could...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Guy Stern received the Bronze Star when the war ended. The citation was for his developing a method of mass...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Reuben Weiner was sent on a run with the 105th Infantry Division. He stayed in a two-story building with a photo...
Oscar Otto Martin remembered that during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
Frank Hartzell advanced through the ranks as squad and then platoon leader as casualties mounted during the Battle of...
After the Allies broke through at Saint-Lô, France [Annotator’s Note: Operation Cobra in July 1944], things got a lot...
[Annotator's Note: George Griffenhagen served in the Army as a combat engineer first in Company E, 20th Engineer...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
Herbert Fontenot went to Camp Wallace, Texas for Navy boot camp. He had no problem with the weather but wearing boots...
Allen Lamm enlisted in the Navy and did his basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois. The training was not very...
Burton Johnson entered into service at Clinton, Arkansas at age 18. At Fort Sill, Oklahoma, he was assigned to the 1st...
Mary Edwards began working for the Army at Higgins Industries when she was 16 years old. She had finished high school...
In February [Annotator's Note: 5 February 1945], Daniel Farley and the rest of the 5th Ranger Battalion got word to...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
There was a lot to be done right after the 45th Infantry Division arrived in Munich, Germany on 29 April 1945. Lowell...
The Civil Service had two opportunities for Mary Edwards. [Annotator's Note: Edwards was a secretary for the 1007th...
Lowell Hughes had not come into contact with many German prisoners of war until he got into France. He captured two or...
Guy Stern was given the duty of editing the interrogation reports they produced as investigators of war criminals after...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
Walter Bowsher made two separate cemeteries because he had to bury Russians. [Annotator's Note: Bowsher was assigned to...
[Annotator's Note: Pocoroba asks the interviewer to repeat himself several times throughout the interviewer.] Joseph...

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