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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...
Michael Linquata saw a group of Allied light tanks open the gates of the POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp...
Raymond Wells retired from the service in June 1983. After retiring, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas but eventually...
They [Annotator’s Note: Anton Jaber and other American forces] had been on the Roer River where the dam had been...
Delano Brister knew that the headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator's Note: Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower would...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Carl Beck does not know exactly where he parachuted into on his way to Normandy, France [Annotator's Note: in the early...
When the invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of Normandy, France] took place on 6 June 1944, Daniel Chester...
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...
Norman Neste and the 75th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Neste was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 289th...
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...
William McCool saw starved and helpless people at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp. There were ovens for disposal of corpses...
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...
Theodore Finkbeiner and his fellow paratroopers were told they were going to jump into Holland with the goal of...
After D-Day, on 10 June 1944, Austin Hustead's squadron [Annotator's Note: 81st Fighter Squadron, 50th Fighter Group,...
Jules Levin left for overseas deployment from New Jersey. He boarded the Santa Maria. It took about two weeks to sail...
[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...
Oscar Otto Martin took part in the fighting on the Siegfried Line [Annotator's Note: a line of fortifications...
[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...
Having survived bailing out of his B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] bomber over...
Thomas Houdek and other enlisted POWs [Annotator’s Note: prisoners of war] worked dawn to dusk repairing German...

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