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Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
Richard "Dick" Willhour retreated from German emplacements at Raon-l'Étape [Annotator's Note: Raon-l'Étape, France with...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wake Island continued to be bombed daily by the Japanese after the enemy ships had...
During the Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio; 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944; Anzio, Italy] breakout, Robert...
Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...
Samuel Lombardo and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division] experienced light...
Harvey Segal knew nothing of the concentration camps before he entered Germany. When he and his battalion [Annotator's...
Robert G. Frey crossed the Rhine River in March [Annotator's Note: March 1945]. The Air Force had taken out most of the...
Prior to becoming the postmaster, Walter Bowsher had manned three inch antiaircraft guns. He was familiar with those...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden finally got...
James Bollich had no idea there was going to be a surrender. He knew the front lines kept falling back. When he was...
During the surrender, James Bollich destroyed his weapons and threw them into the water. When he was falling back, he...
Daniel Crowley became a prisoner on 9 April 1942 when the American forces surrendered after losing the Battle of Bataan...
Ben Steele had not eaten in three days when he was captured. He was captured after walking out in front of an enemy...
When James Bollich was evacuated to the Bataan Peninsula [Annotator's Note: Bataan Peninsula, Luzon, Philippines], he...
Already in the Philippines when Pearl Harbor was attacked, Ralph Griffith was ordered to his wartime position on...
Norman Johnson recalls moving through France and into Germany and how many of the people stood down and surrendered as...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Richard Lockhart and the rest of the division [Annotator's Note: Lockhart was a gunner on a 57mm anti-tank gun in the...
Seymour "Sy" Lichtenfeld anticipated an attack after the artillery stopped. [Annotator's Note: Lichtenfeld was an...
Harvey Segal fought through France and then into Luxembourg and Belgium. His battalion [Annotator's Note: 37th Field...
Russell Hoff and the 106th Infantry Division had been sent to the front as relief for the 2nd Infantry Division, which...
Walter Gaterman joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry...
At the time, Roger Bowers had never considered the idea of being captured. On 16 December 1944, right after daybreak,...
Julian Siebert and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry...
Marion Bahlinger remembered that during the lead up to the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
They had never seen rockets before they were attacked with them one day. A rocket hit Vincent Pale's B-24 [Annotator's...
Harry Bell and the rest of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division...
As the situation unraveled for 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, German tanks cut off the battalion's position...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotator's Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Thomas Houdek was involved in a firefight at the French and German border. His group [Annotator's Note: Houdek was a...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 1st Ranger Battalion] were under heavy fire...
Jerome Fatora's captors, kids of 14 and 15 years old, put his platoon [Annotator's Note: Fatora was a member of Company...

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