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John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
Darold Rice and his men made their way over the sand dunes and passed by the bodies of several dead Germans. They came...
Ed Tunnicliff was assigned to another tank. A couple days later, after they got knocked out, he thought he was the only...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
William Earl Gast was assigned to the 743rd Tank Battalion [Annotator's Note: Company A, 743rd Tank Battalion, 1st...
John Wesley Tatum went to Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, September to...
Jack Davis and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division]...
Harley Reynolds notes that when the sun went down that night fighters would sweep over German positions dropping flares...
Most of the combat they [Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th...
[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...
Karl Friedrich "Charley” König [Annotator's Note: or Koenig] went from Annaburg Annotator's Note: Annaburg, Germany] to...
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...
William McCool is frustrated that some educators deny that the Holocaust occurred. Some authors have had books...
When Melbourne Sanford Courtney 's company [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th...
Thomas Kingsley and his battalion [Annotator's Note: Kingsley was a member of Company C, 27th Tank Battalion, 20th...
As a few days had past, Edward E. Boyles and his platoon [Annotator's Note: at the time, Boyles was serving as a...
Benjamin Schleider and his unit [Annotator's Note: 6th Armored Division] landed at Utah Beach on 18 July 1944. The...
When Joseph Simpson entered enemy towns as his unit advanced into the German home land, white flags would come out and...
Art Williams [Annotator's Note: phonetic spelling; unable to verify identity] from Kentucky told Jack Davis they had to...
Kept waiting, Dominick Sgobbo was disappointed that he didn't get to Normandy until August 1944. The whole 2nd...
When Charles Stix went into Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] on a Higgins boat [Annotator's Note: Landing...
James Franklin Young was shipped from Pavuvu [Annotator's Note: Pavuvu, Russell Islands] to Peleliu [Annotator's Note:...
Ira Schilling and his outfit of assault engineers landed in the third wave during the invasion of Saipan. They landed...
Dominick Frank Poliseno says that although the newer Rangers were trained by, and got along well enough with the older...
Theodore Finkbeiner jumped into Sicily on the first night of the invasion [Annotator's Note: 9 July 1943]. His plane...
Edward Bale and his Marine Corps Medium Tank Company were told that the enemy resistance on the island of Tarawa would...
Thomas Joseph Lemme went directly from Hawaii to Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan with Company G, 2nd...
Thomas Francis Schicker and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine...
Walter Sapp never personally saw a German tank in combat. He could hear them. At the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note:...
Ed Tunnicliff rode on a troop train that was just box cars. There was nothing in the box cars so they had nothing to...
Harley Reynolds’s 2nd battalion was in Faid Pass when the Germans made an attack to penetrate their lines and take some...
Darrell Welch did encounter 190s [Annotator's Note: German Focke-Wulf Fw-190 fighter aircraft], which looked a lot like...
[Annotator's Note: Dominic Martello served in the Army as a half-track driver and gunner in Cannon Company, 39th...

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