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Walter Halloran would carefully pick his spots as he advanced in enemy territory. He would try to keep trees and brush...
Robert Fulton had been brought to Japan to be interrogated by the Japanese Navy general staff in a camp called Ōfuna....
Carl Koone was in the Army Air Corps for another year after his return to the United States. He spent the winter [...
Robert Maxwell was transferred to the hospital in Naples, Italy. He learned about the extent of his wounds there. [...
While in Europe, Leon Dixon was treated wonderfully by the Europeans, way better than he was treated in the United...
Roy H. Matsumoto was successful in his covert work against the communists [Annotator's Note: he had been called into...
Lowell Hughes got new uniforms when he returned to Fort Devens [Annotator's Note: Ayer and Shirley, Massachusetts]. He...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Doolan was marched from Stalag Luft III in Zagań, Poland to Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany...
Samuel Ukrop was flown to an Army hospital on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands]. He was the only Marine in...
On 2 October 1944, Sol Lazinger was looking for soldiers in his squad after a battle. He crossed the Wurm River [...
The night Arles J. Doss was wounded, the ambulance drove around without lights because the Germans could see them. Doss...
After being wounded [Annotator's Note: on 4 October 1944], Sol Lazinger was given morphine and brought behind the lines...
Before crossing the Moselle River, James Deal received wounds from shrapnel. The location had been cleared of enemy...
Prior to Operation Market Garden [Annotator's Note: Operation Market Garden, 17 to 25 September 1944, Netherlands],...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout the interview.] Harold G. Cowart and his unit [Annotator's...
On the morning of 3 February 1945, a mortar shell dropped in the rice paddy alongside Theodore Pavlovich and he took...
Robert Ledford wanted to join the Army because he wanted to be on the ground fighting the enemy. When he heard the...
The Germans were good fighters, according to Harry Koukos, and they were ruthless, cruel and brutal. He recalled going...
Clarence Carlson enjoyed Belgium. He was able to communicate better than he did in France. They had good-looking people...
Robert Payne was at the Rhine [Annotator's Note: Rhine River] for about three weeks. His job was to fly observation...
Maurice Joseph Dugas, Sr. was a machinist mate and electrician on the USS Albermarle (AV-5). Their mission was to test...
Donald Long and his squadron [Annotator's Note: Patrol Squadron 12 (VP-12)] were transferred to the group that became...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
George Henry Rosenberg [Annotator's Note: with the 721st Bombardment Squadron, 450th Bombardment Group, 47th...
Homer Cole flew 19 missions [Annotator's Note: Cole served in the US Army Air Forces as a tail gunner aboard...
Paul James Grubb was assigned to bombing runs over the Alps into France after a few days [Annotator's Note: he had...
Antonio C. Rodriquez flew towards the latter part of the war when few Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: the German Air Force...
Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
Clem Thrift's last combat assignment was off of Borneo. There was concern because Japanese soldiers were swimming out...
John Mikus, Jr. left from Vella Lavella [Annotator's Note: Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands] on Higgins boats [Annotator'...
Rosemary Ramsey says the boys returning from the war had changed a lot. They were all grown-up. [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Roswell Weil got married in England just before he returned to the United States after the war ended...
In November [Annotator's Note: November 1944], Kenneth H. Bailey's outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters...
Elmore Ruck had a brother who was a flyer in the war. Ruck was promoted to first lieutenant and his brother in the Air...
Richard Yeagely was at Buchenwald [Annotator's Note: Leipzig-Thekla, subcamp of Buchenwald concentration camp in...
Stanley James Thurston participated in the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp [Annotator's Note: Buchenwald...

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