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Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
John Raaen saw a lot of smoke and heard a lot of noise from small arms fire from the right side. It was from WN70 which...
Lloyd Guillory joined the Air Force and was shipped to Sheppard Field in Texas. It was a hell hole for Guillory. There...
Douglas Harper remembers everyone starting to talk about going home [Annotator's Note: after the war in the Pacific...
Kenneth Killilea was climbing up a mountain on Saipan when he and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd...
Lowell Brueland had a normal flight training. He graduated in September 1942 and was assigned to the 20th Fighter...
Baptiste Puissegur saw a man at Camp Beauregard that he knew from home [Annotator's Note: Puissegur had grown up on a...
After he enlisted, Carroll Knutson was evaluated and selected for training as a pilot. His training began at Maxwell...
John McConn experienced German machine gun fire at the battle of Saint- Dié. The enemy fired their guns at the...
The Civil Service had two opportunities for Mary Edwards. [Annotator's Note: Edwards was a secretary for the 1007th...
John Raaen saw an unbelievable number of ships on the morning of D-Day. There were thousands of ships all spaced apart...
Edward Shames and his men stopped at a French farmhouse and met an old lady and man. The woman started to scream and...
Waldeman Czaban’s unit went to Kawaii, the Hawaiian Islands, and helped develop the fledgling base. The Seventh...
Opal James Grapes was born in Franklin County, Virginia in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She grew up on a farm...
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Lombardo was born in Calabria in Southern Italy in 1919. He grew up there until the age of...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
As soon as the artillery rounds got close, Charles Murray could not call in corrections because the batteries in his...
Lawrence Brooks followed the war while he was in service. One of the islands he was on had Japanese pillboxes. The...
John Raaen and a portion of the 5th Ranger Battalion were detached and under the command of Sullivan [Annotator’s Note...
William Pierce recounts the lack of success for the 37mm gun in Europe. He discusses a Marine Medal of Honor recipient...
Dave Severance was scared that he was going to be court martialed. He ran back to company [Annotator's Note: Company E...
John Singlaub took his group of resistance fighters just south of the Loire River. A local mayor organized an...
It was dark when Henry Malec was removed by stretcher from the cellar where he had been treated after being wounded at...
Kaliste Saloom was attached to the SHAEF [Annotator's Note: Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces], Supreme...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Murray served as a platoon commander, then company commander, in Company C, 1st Battalion,...
Winfield Zerphey and the airplane's crew were granted liberty after flying several missions. He and a few other men...
Paula Knobler is a Holocaust survivor born in the city of Lodz, Poland in 1928. She was 82 years of age at the time of...
During the action for which Charles Murray was awarded the Medal of Honor, he was not thinking about anything except...
Raymond Wells and his men [Annotator's Note: Wells' was a squad leader in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry...
Henry Malec and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Ed Rendelman and his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 2nd Battalion, 359th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division] immediately...
Samuel Lombardo had 100 people working for him in the effort to get the palace and courtroom ready [Annotator's Note:...
Anthony Acevedo shipped out of the United States around 6 December [Annotator's Note: 6 December 1944]. The trip to...
Guy Leefe, Jr. deployed to Italy in December 1944 with nine other pilots from his flight class but as soon as the...
George Morgan returned to Fort Pierce. [Annotator’s Note: Fort Pierce in Florida was the training base for the...

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