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Theodore Marolda got rest and then trained in Melbourne, Australia [Annotator's Note: with Company A, 1st Armored...
For the remainder of the war, Gordon Higgins drove a jeep between the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John K. Ward if he recalls two lieutenants by name. Ward appears to be trying...
Sterling Mace and the Marines on Ngesebus Island were told that they were headed back to Pavuvu. They were allowed to...
Joe G. Casillas had his baptism of fire right on the escarpment [Annotator's Note: after landing on Okinawa, Japan, 10...
After being drafted, Richard Yeagely went to Fort McClellan, Alabama [Annotator's Note: then Camp McClellan in Anniston...
At Camp Campbell [Annotator's Note: now Fort Campbell in Oak Grove, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee], Frank...
Basic training was normal for Henry Little. His training for building bridges involved alligators and snakes swimming...
Joseph Dean Reilly [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st...
[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...
Chet Graham [Annotator's Note: Chester Earl Graham] recalls when his battalion left Hill 30 [Annotator's Note: in...
Rommel [Annotator's Note: German Army Generalfeldmarschall, or Field Marshal, Johannes Erwin Eugen Rommel] was sending...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
While in Germany, Byron Herbert Meader and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 271st Infantry Regiment,...
Frank Maresca saw his first combat at Bristol. Shortly after they were issued their ammunition and k rations they were...
Norman Johnson recalls moving through France and into Germany and how many of the people stood down and surrendered as...
[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...
Charles Stix took an LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship, Tank] to the invasion of Peleliu [Annotator’s Note: Peleliu,...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Theodore Noel Carder and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 23rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division] was...
When the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
Following the Normandy breakout, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery...
On Christmas Eve [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1944], James B. Jones had finished a skirmish with Germans. That...
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...
Seymour "Sy" Lichtenfeld anticipated an attack after the artillery stopped. [Annotator's Note: Lichtenfeld was an...
When the troops' Christmas packages were arriving in 1944, Gordon Higgins' unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 407th...
Clyde East stayed with the 15th Squadron [Annotator’s Note: 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron] and continued his...
Samuel Lombardo gave Captain Marsh the orders and moved forward into the action. [Annotator's Note: Even though...
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
[Annotator's Note: Wynn Bauer was assigned to the 36th Armored Infantry Battalion, 3rd Armored Division.] He was in...
Vernon Brantley was in Aachen, Germany when the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...

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