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Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
[Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2.]. Wilhelm Gehlen...
Mitchell Zimmer served aboard two sister-ship submarines, the Snapper [Annotator's Note: USS Snapper (SS-185) and the...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his fellow paratroopers were told they were going to jump into Holland with the goal of...
Mitchell Zimmer and the crew [Annotator's Note: of the submarine USS Snapper (SS-185)] knew that war was on the way. In...
Benigno Martinez and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division] rounded up...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
Arturo Camacho’s unit was moved to Corregidor, and trained to take over the 12-inch mortar at Battery [Annotator’s Note...
Joy Skelton had unidentifiable nightmares during 9-11 [Annotator's Note: the terrorist attacks on the United States on...
Eveline Peardon and the Normandy population felt they could live again after the liberation of their region by the...
Clarence Schilperoot feels World War 2 should continue to be studied. Many of his memories are personal. They are the...
Robert Oplinger remembers receiving the first Japanese sword of surrender on the home islands as being his most...
Leonard Brooks and his family continued to have bible studies and prayer meetings every day while waiting to find out...
Tom Quigley remembers how after the war ended, they were able to drive with the lights on their cars turned on. On his...
During and after the Battle of Saipan, Ira Schilling and his fellow Marines willingly accepted enemy troops who...
On 13 September 1944 John Sacks flew a mission to bomb an I.G. Farben refinery manufacturing synthetic fuel. The plant...
Freeman Dyson considers strategic bombing in World War 2 to be a mistake. A decision was made in 1936 to emphasize that...
When the Tuol Pocket was closed, Ben Skardon's company [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 92nd Infantry...
Erwin Johnson was an aircraft mechanic [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 48th Material Squadron, 27th Bombardment...
Jack Skaggs and his fellow Marines on Wake Island felt that they would be killed after capture. A World War 1 veteran...
Malcolm Johnson was a civilian contractor working on the airfield at Wake Island when the Japanese attacked them. He...
Erwin Johnson was involved in the defense of Bataan, Philippines and thought that the Japanese were just going to push...
Glenn Frazier heard Tokyo Rose broadcast to the defenders of the Philippines that no reinforcements were on the way. [...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. about the type of weapon he...
Malcolm Johnson went to hide with a Marine sergeant about 300 yards from the airstrip on Wake Island. The Japanese...
When they heard news of the surrender, Ralph Griffith and his fellow soldiers destroyed their rifles and proceeded to...
[Annotator's Note: Donelson Houseman served in the Army as the 81mm mortar platoon leader in Company D, 1st Battalion,...
Arthur Staymates fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The Americans were constantly advancing through and fighting over...
Wallace Hurley faced a division of white camouflaged German soldiers who approached the American lines. The Americans...
Unbeknownst to Hugh Colbert and most of the men in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, the German advance had completely cut...
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
While the division [Annotator's Note: 94th Infantry Division] was in Luxemburg, Dominick Sgobbo was charged with taking...
Murphy Burke had a lot of respect for the Japanese; he thought they were good soldiers, and did their job with the few...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks questions about life in the field.] Robert Mayes lived two people to one pup...
Wanda Damberg experienced the 7 December 1941 Pearl Harbor attack on 8 December [Annotator’s Note: the Philippines is...
Ghislaine Hegerty and her family took shelter from the war in a religious building next to their home [Annotator's Note...

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