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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...
After D-Day, on 10 June 1944, Austin Hustead's squadron [Annotator's Note: 81st Fighter Squadron, 50th Fighter Group,...
[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...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Renstrom served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant in Company F, 2nd Battalion,...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
After landing in Glasgow, Scotland, Arthur Seltzer took a train down to a town near Liverpool called Congleton Cheshire...
Fred Hirsekorn's first combat was in the Vosges Mountains. They moved so much and so fast that they all lost track of...
Blanche Gangwere was sent to France in February 1945. The Army had advanced far enough along that Red Cross girls could...
Blanche Gangwere and two other Red Cross girls served coffee and donuts to a tank group. The tankers offered to let the...
Jack Carver thinks the youth of today have no idea of the type of war the Second World War was. The movie is good [...
Madeleine Peters discovered going to the store without having to stand in lines was one of the first noticeable changes...
John H. Price, Jr. felt elation with the end of the war in Europe. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th...
Dominic Martello thinks Kasserine Pass should be remembered as a screw-up. It was a mess. Generals got captured. In an...
After darkness fell, Lieutenant John Marr began to lead the 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment back to...
Robert Inghram and his fellow prisoners were moved to Moosburg. The prisoners were given 30 minutes to pack. The...
Fred Hirsekorn's unit [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] had a tough time at...
While in the midst of being released from the hospital [Annotator's Note: Malec had been wounded by shrapnel and was...
Charles Radford was put in a tent with a bunch of wounded guys after the surgery [Annotator's Note: after being wounded...
George Sakato would hear different things while out on patrols. Once a Tiger [Annotator's Note: German Mark VI main...
Edward Bale witnessed the pre-landing bombardment of Saipan. The Navy had learned from previous experiences. The...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-discussion with brief mention of the Malmedy Massacre, the massacre of 84...
Tenney joined the National Guard in November of 1940. He joined to get his year of service completed before the draft...

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