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After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
Charles Womack and every other Marine on the island were fully aware that they were headed for Japan after the fighting...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
Barbara Pathe was disappointed that she missed the Normandy Invasion. She was sent by train to Brooklyn, New York where...
Joseph Yourkavitch was born in October 1925. He served in Company C, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Robert Whitcomb was put in a compound with Polish prisoners who had been there for six years [Annotator's Note: at...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
For Holly Reynolds, the experience of being overseas was so unusual that she appreciated it as a whole. She is also...
Revis Haslett went to Miami, Florida for the trip overseas around the middle of November [Annotator's Note: November...
Holly Frederick Reynolds was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born in Virginia because her mother was there at the...
Gerhard Franzky could quit the Hitler Youth but he was not allowed to quit the civil defense. Soon it was 1942. Many of...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
That was the end of combat for Harold DeForest. After DeForest got out of the hospital he was supposed to go back to...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Anthony Costa was sent to Osaka aboard a ship to work on the docks there. He was in a transport ship hold where he did...
Barbara Pathe was born in Bethel, Ohio. She lived there until she was eight years old. She had an older brother, an...
As the war drew nearer and nearer to an end, Hugh Colbert and the rest of the American prisoners in the German labor...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
The worst camp Pearson Riddle stayed at was every camp following his experience in China. The worst camp he stayed in...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Fitts, Jr. served in the Army in the mortar squad, 2nd Platoon, Company C, 66th Armored...
After German forces captured Hugh Colbert and his unit from the 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
After they were captured, Joseph Rockforte and his fellow prisoners walked across France. When they stopped they were...
Rothacker Smith, a medic in the 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division in Italy, was captured by German forces...
John Mock ended up at Stalag XII-A [Annotator's Note: in Limburg, Germany]. The latrine in the camp overflowed every...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
There was an incident involving the Red Cross where Elmo Espree and another black soldier wanted to enter the facility...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Adolph Wilson and his battalion of the Marine Paratroopers arrived in Noumea, New Caledonia. They had been preceded by...
Jack Leaming was shipped to the Ofuna prison camp after Yokohama. Baths were in individual tubs with water heaters. The...
Revis Haslett initially wanted to join the Marines but went into the Army Air Forces instead. He was working with a...

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