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[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...
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...
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,...
Raymond Wells retired from the service in June 1983. After retiring, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas but eventually...
Delano Brister knew that the planning headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator’s Note: Colonel Dwight D....
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
John Raaen reached the coastal road and the wide open field adjacent to it. The field was approximately 200 to 300...
Charles Murray was told that a new unit was going to replace theirs after dark. They were spread out. Murray had 20 men...
One of the replacements sent to James Goodrich's squad was killed before Goodrich ever got his name because he did not...
George Morgan left Fort Pierce after a month and a half along with two dozen other men. [Annotator’s Note: Fort...
After leaving Leipzig, Gerhard Franzky was caught at the border crossing at Premysl and sent to Berlin. In Berlin he...
Winnecken Gerhard was sent to Normandy around 15 May 1944, only a few weeks prior to the D-Day invasion [Annotator's...
Ed Rendelman and his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 2nd Battalion, 359th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division] immediately...
Norman Riggsby started heading for the hedgerows [Annotator’s Note: after reaching the high ground on Omaha Beach, he...
James Weller landed in North Africa on 9 November 1942 while the Vichy French were still in combat with the Americans...
Edward Bale went to Okinawa at the beginning of the assault as part of a deception force that did not land. The 2nd...
David Roderick had to keep the lane open in Cherbourg for Patton and the 3rd Army. He also helped stop Hitler’s counter...
Charles Moore and his outfit flew many supply runs into France. [Annotator’s Note: Moore had returned to England with...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...

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