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Corbin discusses the Battle of the Bulge, the Hammelburg Raid, and the book The Longest Winter [Annotator's Note: The...
They crossed the river at Burgson to continue moving towards the camp [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg raid as...
Baum was sickened by the sight and the situation. He had to regroup his men and come up with a plan to get back to the...
The second day they were run out by the Japanese again [Annotator’s Note: On Okinawa, April 1945]. Deen notes that it...
Zawada said the POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] did not look that bad. He remembers that there were about...
Charles Scheffel located the headquarters of the 39th Infantry Regiment. He reported to the colonel who was glad to see...
[Annotators Note: Robert Ray Akins served in a special weapons company in the 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division...
The 3rd Infantry Division assimilated all of its regiments into the 3rd Division's headquarters at Fort Lewis,...
Theodore Finkbeiner and the paratroopers he was with started heading toward Gela. Whenever they heard shooting they...
On 16 December 1944, the Germans started the biggest battle of offensive fighting in the world's history, the Battle of...
Mancel Kirk and his unit continued to move up toward Pisa, Italy. They were moving pretty good did not have much...
Their strategy didn't work because they couldn't bend around Rocherath-Krinkelt [Annotator’s Note: During the Battle of...
To Raymond Zager the Maginot line was easily conquered. They then came to the Siegfried Line. They advanced through...
Zawada's first time in combat was in Alsace-Lorraine. In an infantry column, the tanks were always in the lead. At a...
[Annotators Note: Robert Murphy served in the army as a paratrooper in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Edward LaPorta was a halftrack driver during his first battle. He remembers that they had nothing to fight with except...
Mancel Kirk and his fellow Company G, 168th Infantry Regiment GIs stayed in that area for four or five days then they...
[Annotators Note: John Vessey served in the army as the First Sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery,...
Robert Christie was in combat for a few weeks before his tank was hit. They had to bail out of their tank. He was not...
David Dennis went with his unit to New York where they got on the Queen Mary. Teddy Roosevelt was the commander of the...
Hawk arrived in England and took a C-47 across the English Channel to France. His aircraft landed on an airstrip on the...
Baum's combat command was a reserve command and the 1st 1 into the area at the front of the division. They came under a...
[Annotators Note: Henry Phillips served in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.] By...
When Richard Duchossois and his unit got up into the Bulge [Annotators Note: the Battle of the Bulge] it was very cold...
Robert Christie notes that the armored tank units worked with the armored infantry. One of the residents at Christie's...
Baum remembers some of the men in his division. He talks about his feelings towards Creighton Abrams. Abrams was the...
On the 16th [Annotator’s Note: 16 May 1945 on Okinawa] Bailey moved out but got pinned down again and took cover in...
Deen was supposed to follow Bill Thompson [Annotator’s Note: during the invasion of Peleliu, 15 September 1944]. He was...
While the ships were circling, Hershel Williams had to use the bathroom, which was essentially a pump that circulated...
Sherman [Annotator's Note: US M4 "Sherman" medium tank] tanks make a lot of noise but Tiger [Annotator's Note: German...
When they left the village [Annotator's Note: during fighting in the Alsace-Lorraine region of France], Zawada rode in...
[Annotators note: Henry Phillips was the operations officer in 3rd Battalion Headquarters, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th...
Edward LaPorta does not recall anything special about the battles at Gafsa and El Guettar. Battles are all the same....
They were supposed to leave around 4 p.m., but they were delayed because the area around Schweinheim had not been...
Baum remembers when they broke through Schweinheim they were moving pretty fast. By that point, the Germans knew they...

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