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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...
Jules Levin's most memorable experience in World War 2 was on 5 May 1945 when they were told that war had ended in...
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...
Revisiting his memories of Anzio, Harry Koukos said that at first, there was only one man in a foxhole, but 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...
When their break from combat was up, Milton Moxon and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Moxon was a member of Company B,...
Ernst Schrader was a member of the 8 Staffel, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 (StGII) in the Luftwaffe. Commanders changed in...
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...
Benjamin Schleider and the 6th Armored Division took Mühlhausen, Germany with serious, but spotty, resistance. There...
[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...
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...

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