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When the GIs started pushing the Germans back [Annotator's Note: during the later stages of the Battle of the Bulge],...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
Jimmy Doi encountered Italian fascists at San Terenzo. San Terenzo was their last big battle. They were down in a gully...
Walter Nelson used to fly out into the fog near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Sometimes he flew underneath the Bay...
Robert Kelso crossed into Germany through the Siegfried Line and headed toward Salzburg. His unit was in Salzburg when...
Basil Woolf used local labor to help clean parts of the landing craft engines. The local help was assigned to him....
Returning home and being discharged from the Marine Corps was bittersweet for Edgar Cole. At the time prejudice was...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
[Annotator's Note: US Navy Rear Admiral James D. "Jig Dog" Ramage, commanded Bombing Squadron 10 (VB-10), a scout-...
The woman spoke English. James Siracuse asked if he could join her. They chatted for awhile. She was a medical student...
Thomas Murphy talks to high schools about the war. When a young girl asked him which of his medals he was the most...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
On the 13 February 1945, Harold Baumgarten took his discharge papers to the Bronx County Courthouse. By 14 February, he...
One day, Mort Walker heard on the radio that the war was over so he arranged for a train to take all of the Germans,...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax was in the town of Bad Ems, Germany. They located some alcohol and he got intoxicated. He...
From Munich they [Annotator's Note: Joseph Rockforte and his fellow newly liberated POWs] went to Le Havre. Rockforte...
When Vincent Pale and his fellow prisoners were liberated by General Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant...
From New Guinea, Jack Yusen and the other survivors [Annotator's Note: survivors of the 25 October 1944 sinking of the...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
Following their liberation, Glen Jostad and over 100,000 other POWs were gather together and eventually flown out for...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
Charles Coolidge discusses his reunion with his family. When he got to Camp Atterbury he went to the Top Sergeant and...
The trip home took 11 days. After docking in Norfolk they [Annotator's Note: John Sacks and his fellow newly liberated...
When they were heading to Tonga, Fred Bergeron and the rest of his air group were dropped off in Fiji. They flew some...
Astley Blackwell’s ship [Annotator's Note: the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] was sunk on 25 October [Annotator's Note: 25...
Harold Bergbower remembers the freedom to eat as much as he wanted after he was freed from the Japanese POW [Annotator'...
Edmund Durocher spent three months on Pavuvu. The Marine brass cut the division [Annotator's Note: the 1st Marine...
Robert Huber and the rest of his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Caudill [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling, but this was Hazard's Sergeant] went to Le...
James Goodrich was taken from Iwo Jima to a hospital on Guam. He was on Guam for about 12 or 13 days before being...
James Nerison was sent home because it was his turn. After a year, men in his outfit were sent home for a 30 day...
Thomas Ballew served with the 231st Searchlight Battalion which was attached to the 9th Air Force. Ballew was born in...
The Rangers de-trucked in Kleinhaus at about two in the morning of 7 December 1944 then marched a couple of miles to...
Lewis Guidry returned home aboard a ship. He sailed on New Year's Day [Annotator's Note: 1 January 1946] from northern...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...

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