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Daniel Szafran had only one friend killed in an offensive. [Annotator's Note: There is a break in the tape then starts...
Gail Halvorsen says that his most memorable experiences of World War 2 was meeting the kids in Berlin, Germany, finding...
James Marks had been present at Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands for atomic bomb tests. About two months later, he was...
Luba Keller was 11 years old in 1937 when the Nazis came into her town of Szydłowiec, Poland. Keller went to the...
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
The morning of 9 December 1941 was calm for the most part in Pasay, Luzon, Philippines. Curtis Brooks and his brother...
Harry Carlson stayed with his crew for the remainder of the war. The crew came from a wide range of states and...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
Norris Bucksell was in Italy during World War 2 as a litter-bearer in the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
James Marks was on a ship that was carrying people to American Samoa. The ship tied up at the pier and he decided to...
Philip Dunford feels the Japanese were very capable fighters, but were also very cruel. What they did to an American...
Norris Bucksell and the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry Division, crossed the Arno River in Italy. There...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Philip Dunford was on a huge transport ship that was full of troops. One person had been overseas once and told him he...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
Arnold Debrick has one regret [Annotator's Note: from his time in Company B, 9th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th...
Thomas Tizzard was assigned to the USS Helena (CL-50) and sent to Nouméa, New Caledonia. A person had told him the...
John Laborde was assigned to General MacArthur's [Annotator's Note: US Army General Douglas MacArthur] advance echelon...
Benjamin Schleider was present at a meeting where Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Herbert Stern and his men were training every day during occupation duty, as they were convinced they were going to be...
Annaliese Nossbaum traveled for three days by train from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp...
When John Moran was in Belgium during the Battle of Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Eugene Vaadi enlisted in the US Army Air Forces at age 20 and was sent to Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama for...
Charles Slay was sent to Oregon after being drafted into the Army and was assigned to the 104th Infantry Division. They...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Reuben Weiner was sent on a run with the 105th Infantry Division. He stayed in a two-story building with a photo...
When Charles Slay joined the military he was assigned to Cannon Company [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 415th...
Henry Muller was G-2 [Annotator’s Note: Military designation; G means general staff position; -2 stands for...
Herbert Stern arrived at his first duty assignment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina to discover he was the commander of...
After leaving the intelligence service in January 1946, Marthe Cohn worked in Lindau, Germany. She registered to go to...
After the war ended, Ejnar Christiansen returned to Denmark to visit his family for the first time in over six years....
Gail Halvorsen thought the Berlin Airlift [Annotator's Note: the Western Allies' operation to supply the blockaded city...

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