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[Annotator's Note: Lowell Hughes served in the Army as an engineer in Company A, 120th Engineer Combat Battalion, 45th...
After Utah Beach had been somewhat secure, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: 87th Armored Field Artillery...
[Annotator’s Note: John H. Price, Jr. commanded a tank destroyer in Company B, 609th Tank Destroyer Battalion...
Vernon Brantley was at Camp Polk, Louisiana [Annotator's Note: now Fort Polk, Vernon Parish, Louisiana] for maneuvers...
Dominick Sgobbo remembered taking prisoners back to headquarters and having to prevent non-combatants from mistreating...
Edwin McGhee had experienced German and American shelling before his squad evacuated the building that was under fire....
For days, James Flannigan recalls, the word was that they had to get to Saint-Lo [Annotator's Note: Saint-Lo, France]....
David Roderick knew the true goal was to capture Cherbourg at the end of the peninsula which took until 25 June. It was...
Jules Levin recalled the cold winter in Europe. Usually people slept around or under the tank. Levin would take his bed...
Charles Radford tried to keep his mind on the task at hand. Once someone died they were dead and they had to be able to...
Theodore Pavlovich compares the battles on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] with those in...
Monty Joe Boitnott fought in bad weather and only received support when the skies cleared. The Junkers would be...
In Normandy [Annotator's Note: D-Day; the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944], Fred B. Morgan, Junior...
Sullivan Tindal was born in September 1925 in Hampton [Annotator's Note: Hampton, South Carolina]. He grew up on a...
Ed Tunnicliff adjusted quickly back into civilian life. The Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina...
Delbert Franklin Hackman [Annotator's Note: a mechanic with Headquarters Battery, 391st Armored Field Artillery...
A guy approached Vernon Tweedt's wife at a reunion and told her he wanted to share something about Tweedt. Their...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...
Jerome Harold Black does not think there will ever be another war with trenches and where tanks will be used. It is all...
Joseph Simpson joined the 84th Infantry Division in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in Company C,...
[Annotator's Note: Wallace Yip, Sr. was drafted in 1943.] Congress started drafting 18 year olds who registered [...
Fernando Serna and the defenders of Corregidor were bombarded continuously for days on end. He was scared but he kept...
Jules Levin's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 41st Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division] was assigned another...
In Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio, 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944, Anzio, Italy] at night, they [Annotator's...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
Charles R. Smith went through Bastogne in Belgium [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 417th...
Close to Nancy, France, William Jucksch first engaged in combat. His division [Annotator's Note: Jucksch served in the...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Edwin McGhee landed in Marseilles, France was his infantry division [Annotator's Note: McGhee was an infantryman in...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
Delbert Franklin Hackman [Annotator's Note: a mechanic with Headquarters Battery, 391st Armored Field Artillery...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Roy Joseph Moss transitioned to the front when he joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 142nd...
Robert G. Frey took his entry into combat on a day to day basis. He had good leadership in Fred Valentino [Annotator's...
Russell Clark and Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...

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