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Walter Rozett was sent to basic training in Atlantic City, New Jersey and lived in a hotel for three months. Whenever...
Charles Slay was sent to Oregon after being drafted into the Army and was assigned to the 104th Infantry Division. They...
Irwin Medway was drafted on 18 January 1943 and was to report to basic training. After basic, he was sent to Camp Tyson...
Richard O'Hara took a train with eight others to San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego, California]. They did not know...
George Mitchell feels the training at Montford Point [Annotator's Note: Camp Montford Point, Jacksonville, North...
James Jordan took his basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia. It was night and day from his college military experience....
Walter Atwood worked for Boeing [Annotator's Note: The Boeing Company] for a couple of years and got deferments [...
Allen Ray Sibley was drafted into the Army [Annotator's Note: on 24 February 1944]. They put him on a Greyhound bus to...
Delbert Wombacher enlisted in December 1939 at Fort Crook, Nebraska [Annotator's Note: now Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha...
Joseph Dean Reilly [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st...
The VA [Annotator's Note: Veterans Administration] had their headquarters in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans...
Erwin Johnson was captured by the Japanese on the Bataan Peninsula, Philippines. The prisoners were forced to start a...
After arriving in Europe, Charles R. Brown [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters Company, 66th Armored Infantry...
Rommel [Annotator's Note: German Army Generalfeldmarschall, or Field Marshal, Johannes Erwin Eugen Rommel] was sending...
Henry James Bird [Annotator's Note: assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division of...
Claude Bufford Shaw's ship, the Walke [Annotator's Note: USS Walke (DD-416)], was the lead in the six-ship column. When...
Edgar De Pue Osgood spent some time on liberty [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time]...
James Richard O'Rorke [Annotator's Note: a member of Signal Corps Aircraft Warning, 5th Interceptor Command,...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
F.M. Richard Simons did not smoke and gave his daily cigarettes away. So many people in World War 2 were given free...
Delbert Franklin Hackman [Annotator's Note: a mechanic with Headquarters Battery, 391st Armored Field Artillery...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Johannes Aalders if he watched the Battle of Arnhem, part of Operation Market...
Earl Dean Browning took part in three major battles [Annotator's Note: with the Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry...
In December 1944, Marvin Sussman [Annotator's Note: with Troop A, 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron] was on the right...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
Sometimes it is hard to remember and sometimes it is good to forget some of the things that happened in those days....
Otis Kight participated in the Battle of Coral Sea [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Coral Sea, 4 to 8 May 1942]. Few...
Shortly after arriving in Marseilles [Annotator's Note: Marseilles, France] with his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st...
Kenneth E. Stevens was on watch [Annotator's Note: with Company E, 1st Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine...
On D plus 2 [Annotator's Note: two days after landing day], they [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
[Annotator's Note: Meda Royce Hall is difficult to understand throughout this segment.] Hall and his squadron [...
Donald G. "Mac" McWilliams and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters and Service Company, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
William Darling [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] arrived at...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout interview.] There were big rainstorms while there [...

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