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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...
A lot Darrell Welch's colleagues [Annotator’s Note: fellow fighter pilots] did not make it. Some wound up in prison...
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...
After missions they [Annotator's Note: Hewitt Brian Gomez and his fellow crewmen] would have a debriefing about the...
[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...
Frank Finklang recalls a mission where a plane in front of him was hit and the pilot bailed out but did not have time...
Judith Altmann feels that no one loves America more than the survivors [Annotator's Note: Holocaust survivors], because...
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...
The following morning, Leon Williamson was sent to attack two heavy cruisers west of Midway Island [Annotator's Note:...
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 Addison [Annotator’s Note: with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] found that 11th Marine artillery was...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
Leon Williamson believed the PBYs [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat] did a good job locating the...
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...
Edward Field was accepted [Annotator's Note: into the United States Army Air Forces Aviation Cadet Program] and was...

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