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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...
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
Benigno Martinez managed to keep on the right side of his commanding officers. He worked so closely with the enlisted...
John Witmeyer served in five armies of the US Army through six campaigns in the European Theater of World War 2. He had...
Bud Loring retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel. After World War 2 he joined a National Guard unit. He had a...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
Seymour Mermelstein has gone back to Italy twice, and he cannot believe how large the mountains are viewing them now....
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
Heffron [Annotators Note: Edward Heffron, also known as Babe] knew that William Guarnere lived on 17th Street and came...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Richard Field and the other men of 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion had to buy scarves and jackets from the armored...
Donald Long did not know what to make of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii. [Annotator's Note: The Japanese attack...
Robert Fisch met with outstanding doctors but did not stay at the hospital they recommended. Instead, he became a...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams is a World War 2 veteran of the 101st Airborne Division and jumped into Normandy...
Allen Pedersen [Annotator's Note: as a member of the 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] left the Anzio Beachhead and...
Benjamin Schleider was present at a meeting where Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton...
Judith Baron lived in a long barrack at Auschwitz. There was a stove in the middle that may have been intended to warm...
The name of Wendall Woodall's B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] was City of...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Moran several follow-up questions]. Moran was born in September 1925 and...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
Joseph Richard feels that the war means more now to the younger generation than it did after he left it. He meets kids...
When Martin Richard was inducted into the service, he could choose his branch of service. You could not volunteer, you...
Richard Nummer entered service in November 1943 at 17 years old. He went to San Diego for boot camp. That was his first...
Samuel Lombardo joined the National Guard on 11 November 1939. He had a friend in the Guard who coaxed him into doing...
Wallace Hurley was initially trained as a scout but reassigned to regular infantry. His training was at Camp Robinson...
The older victims of the Holocaust had always viewed the displaced children as "refugees," according to Fred Manasse,...
Being a Cajun [Annotator's Note: a member of self-contained communities in southern Louisiana of French Canadian...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
During the second day of combat, John Caponigro went into the same area [Annotator's Note: near Saarbrucken]. This time...
Samuel Jenkins stayed in touch with some of the men he met during the war. He kept in touch with Carlos Fernandez...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with John Rogers and the interviewer chatting about Belgium.] John Rogers was...

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