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Joseph Pocoroba’s unit [Annotator's Note: Troop E, 117th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mecz)] was sent to reinforce...
[Annotator's Note: There is a break in tape then the interview begins mid-sentence.] Warren Nolan went aboard the USS...
Thomas Ballew served in headquarters [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] handling finance and...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts abruptly.] In December 1944, Carl Beck was 19 years old and had just gotten...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Glenn Frazier was responsible for delivering ammunition to the Philippine Army at the front lines after the invasion of...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
[Annotator's Note: Norman Hatch served as a combat cameraman with the 5th Marine Division on Iwo Jima.] On Iwo Jima,...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Edward E. Boyles remembered that before they set off for Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, there was a big meeting...
Marvin Westcott was aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) while she earned nine battle stars supporting the USS Enterprise (CV-...
Richard Witaker landed on Red Beach 2 on Easter Sunday, April Fool's day of 1945 [Annotator's Note: 1 April 1945]. The...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) and the HMAS Perth ran into a Japanese landing force late on the night of 28...
Richard Lockhart and the rest of the division [Annotator's Note: Lockhart was a gunner on a 57mm anti-tank gun in the...
Howard Genrich was assigned to guard the Combat Command Headquarters because they had suffered casualties in their...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
[Annotator's Note: Elmer Knudsen served in the Army as a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment,...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
Sidney LaPook heard that things were getting rough up there [Annotator's Note: in the Ardennes Forest] and that Bastone...
Peter Harry fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Snow and winter began to set in and then the Battle of the Bulge began....
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
James Weller knew something was going on while he was near the German border. The OPs [Annotator’s Note: outposts] and...
Archie Maltbie found the flying in the Battle of the Bulge to be some of the toughest work of his fighter career....
Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2.] Wilhelm Gehlen witnessed...
After the Allies broke through at Saint-Lô, France [Annotator’s Note: Operation Cobra in July 1944], things got a lot...
[Annotator's Note: Francis Hurd served as a truck driver in Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion. He saw action...
Walter Nelson loved the airplane he flew in [Annotators Note: TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bombers]. It was slow but...
Harold Buell was involved in a carrier versus carrier battle in the Eastern Solomon Islands. Coral Sea, Midway, Eastern...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) sailed in search of the Japanese fleet for a few days before discovering the...

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