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John Rogers recalls that the area they were operating in and out of was Modave, Belgium. Modave was where they lost the...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
Benjamin Lesser recalled the early morning in September 1939 when his three story apartment building started to shake....
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. to tell the story regarding his canteen on the wall in...
During the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of North Africa], Dominic Martello went down a rope ladder while...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
One of the guys in the group with Dominic Martello went and got a scalp from one of the Germans that crashed in the...
John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
Darold Rice and his men made their way over the sand dunes and passed by the bodies of several dead Germans. They came...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
Harley Reynolds notes that when the sun went down that night fighters would sweep over German positions dropping flares...
Most of the combat they [Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...
Floyd Dumas was injured at Salerno when a fragment from a hand grenade hit him. He was patched up and stayed on the...
Edward "Babe" Heffron jumped into Holland and spent over 78 days there. The jump into the drop zone meant kill or be...
Wayne Pierce returned to England after Normandy. The regiment stayed there until September when the paratroopers...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Kept waiting, Dominick Sgobbo was disappointed that he didn't get to Normandy until August 1944. The whole 2nd...
Ira Schilling and his outfit of assault engineers landed in the third wave during the invasion of Saipan. They landed...
Edward Bale and his Marine Corps Medium Tank Company were told that the enemy resistance on the island of Tarawa would...
Harley Reynolds’s 2nd battalion was in Faid Pass when the Germans made an attack to penetrate their lines and take some...
[Annotator's Note: Dominic Martello served in the Army as a half-track driver and gunner in Cannon Company, 39th...
Monty Joe Boitnott thought the strategy was ill advised at Kasserine Pass because they knew the enemy was coming. They...
Sterling Cale was sent to Korea near Pusan while the rest of the transferred troops went to Sasebo, Japan. He was with...
On 1 April 1943 Raymond Wells boarded a troop train to New York where they went aboard a ship. His brother Irwin, who...
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion [Annotator's Note: 100th Infantry Battalion] came together in...
Frank Pomroy relates how the amphibious tanks [Annotator's Note: Landing Vehivle, Tracked, or LVT] went out of the LSTs...
Sterling Mace had various individuals in his platoon for the assault on Peleliu. There was Jim McEnery, the platoon...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
For John Marr it is paramount to relentlessly train military leadership based on the lessons learned from failed...
After Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the La Fiere causeway,...
Ghislaine Hegerty and her city [Annotator's Note: Courtrai, Belgium] were liberated by the British after harsh fighting...
Raymond Wells retired from the service in June 1983. After retiring, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas but eventually...
Delano Brister knew that the headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator's Note: Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower would...

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