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Howard Genrich was on a stretcher when he was loaded onto a C-47 [Annotator's Note: Douglas C-47 cargo aircraft]...
Marvin Hill went to the Parcel Post building in Richmond to enlist, and underwent a physical. He was rejected, and told...
Wayne Pierce and his regiment were moved to an airbase in the south of England in anticipation of the start of the...
Gerhard Franzky’s unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 22nd Regiment, 10th SS Panzer Division "Frundsburg"] suffered...
For the first several months they were flying out of Bodney, they did not live on base. They lived in a hotel and were...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
John Raaen and the men around him were ready to get on with the job that they were trained to do. They were tired of...
At Pearl Harbor, Sherwin Callander was reassigned to the sea plane tender USS Wright (AV-1). The vessel carried men and...
To Harry Quinn, combat was the closest thing to Hell that a person could experience. Sleep was disrupted at night by...
Monty Joe Boitnott rested after Sened Station. The groups that were supposed to move toward the port did not make it...
Lieutenant John Marr was assigned to guide Company C, 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment in that company's...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...
Louis Conter was located between the USS Arizona (BB-39)'s turrets three and four during the attack. With the terrible...
One time, Geraldine Nyman was on a trip going back east and had to land at the closest airport. Nyman was able to get...
William Pierce hated the Japanese before landing on Okinawa. Propaganda influenced his animosity. His feelings were...
Fred Bronfin reported to Fort Schuyler in New York where he had a two month indoctrination. He was then sent to Norfolk...
The first real fighter airplane Donald Bryan flew was the P-40D with the Merlin engine, not the Allison engine. They...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
Richard Boyd had been taught that fighting the war was his job. He never gave any thought to the fact that the enemy...
[Annotator's Note: James Nerison served in the Navy as a torpedo man aboard PT-305 in Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 22 (...
Harley Reynolds notes that today everything is different from what they were doing. Reynolds notes that they had to do...
Harley Reynolds was one of the first people under fire during the invasion of North Africa. Reynolds saw fighting on...
At one time in North Africa there was a big tank battle going on. Carl Peterson was up in the mountains and could see...
Harley Reynolds notes that a few of the wounded men were dragging behind. They made it to the trench area. They had men...
When Raymond VanDuzer first went into the hedgerows [Annotator's Note: the hedgerows of Normandy] he mixed some drinks...
In Sidney LaPook's next bivouac, German pilots, called Bed Check Charlie by the GIs, buzzed them late at night and...
Charles Womack saw many civilians on Okinawa. The civilians would bow as the Marines passed by them. Womack's unit [...
At the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: 7 December 1941], Richard Ryan was stationed at the naval...
John Singlaub had expected that his team would lead an attack on a German garrison, but a competing Communist...
Herbert Heilbrun wrote his last letter before his final mission. [Annotator's Note: A baby has been crying in the...
Russell Gackenbach was a member in one of the 15 crews officially assigned to the 509th, 393rd Bomb Squad [Annotator's...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the Army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
William Pierce recounts the lack of success for the 37mm gun in Europe. He discusses a Marine Medal of Honor recipient...
[Annotator's Note: Wendall Woodall served in the US Army Air Forces as a blister gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress...
Sidney Philips remembers the Marines bringing the amphibious tank up the creek from the beach. It was just sitting...

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