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Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
John Rogers went back to France for the 50th Anniversary. Rogers went with his choir from the First Methodist Church in...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
John Witmeyer served in five armies of the US Army through six campaigns in the European Theater of World War 2. He had...
Reginald Duncan was always the lead vehicle during blackout convoy driving. There was one incident that Duncan claims...
Gerry Jones and his scout partner, Mack [Annotator's Note: unable to verify identity], were out on a patrol mission on...
With his unit [Annotator's Note: 511th Engineer Light Ponton Company], Reginald Duncan arrived in Arlon, Belgium and...
During the assault on the port city of Cherbourg, France, John Witmeyer fought through to the end of town after door to...
Gerry Jones discusses Eleanor Roosevelt's visit the South Pacific to assess the well being of the 1st Marine Division....
Edwin Henlebin described the beachhead as glutted with supplies. The problem was getting the material from the beach to...
Peter Newberg did not have much choice in abandoning ship [Annotator's Note: after the USS Yorktown (CV-5) was mortally...
One night when they were after a target, the skipper dropped this white handkerchief and James Nerison heard him give...
On one mission, Bernard Smith's aircraft was taking off and the left wing began to dip. He got frightened and they hit...
When Harold Lightell arrived off the beaches of Normandy, alarms sounded on his ship. The 600 troops on the ship were...
J. L. Giroir wrote to his mother on the Fourth of July [Annotator's Note: 4 July 1944], and although he could not tell...
John Raaen woke up the next morning [Annotator's Note: the morning of 7 June 1944 following the D-Day invasion the...
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot in Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in combat...
Arthur Pendleton does not remember who was in the hole with him [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of the Tenaru...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
The Hurtgen Forest was thick so they [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] didn...
Carl Beck joined the Army at 17 in November 1942. He was born in 1925. He had been working with his father during the...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
Recalling some of the highlights of his experiences, Harold Shook said it didn't look like the Luftwaffe [Annotator's...
Robert Liles contracted amoebic dysentery in China and was sent to a hospital in India. He flew back to his base in a...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wake Island continued to be bombed daily by the Japanese after the enemy ships had...
In January 1944, Anthony Stefanelli and his unit [Annotator's Note: 36th Engineer Combat Regiment] participated in the...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Monty Joe Boitnott was on tour [Annotators Note: on an overseas tour of duty] for 16 months. The only member of...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...

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