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Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tillman (DD-641)] were attacked in Bizerte by dive bombers. There were...
Joseph Simpson advanced with his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th...
John Raaen left Rudder and remnants of his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 5th Ranger Battalion] at the Pointe to...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...
The Hurtgen Forest was thick so they [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] didn...
On 5 January 1945, Carl Beck and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
Allen Pedersen and his company [Annotator's Note: 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] were recovering American tanks and...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
John Pogue experienced his first combat in the Ardennes at an unknown location. He went in by glider. His glider and a...
John Rogers' unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division] was...
By daylight, combat started again. Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Swaney [Annotator's Note: Arthur Swanson from Boston,...
Elmo Bell and the men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division repelled...
Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...
Harvey Segal knew nothing of the concentration camps before he entered Germany. When he and his battalion [Annotator's...
Ray League and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division...
Joseph Hochadel and his squad started down the road and a German tank began to shell them. It was traumatic and they...
Benjamin Schleider was present at a meeting where Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton...
When Louis Smith's transport ship [Annotator's Note: USS Knox (APA-46)] arrived, among a mass of other ships, at Iwo...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
Sterling Mace and the Marines on Ngesebus Island were told that they were headed back to Pavuvu. They were allowed to...
Basic training was normal for Henry Little. His training for building bridges involved alligators and snakes swimming...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts abruptly.] In December 1944, Carl Beck was 19 years old and had just gotten...
Bastogne was very cold. There, Edward Shames' platoon mostly executed patrolling actions. Shames relates that his...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Frank Maresca saw his first combat at Bristol. Shortly after they were issued their ammunition and k rations they were...
[Annotator's Note: Norman Hatch served as a combat cameraman with the 5th Marine Division on Iwo Jima.] On Iwo Jima,...
Edward E. Boyles remembered that before they set off for Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, there was a big meeting...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Following the Normandy breakout, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Harry Bell served in Company F, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division] as a mortar gunner...
Clyde East stayed with the 15th Squadron [Annotator’s Note: 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron] and continued his...

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