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After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
Wayne Pierce and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division...
Joseph Simpson advanced with his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th...
John Raaen left Rudder and remnants of his battalion [Annotator’s Note: 5th Ranger Battalion] at the Pointe to...
Calvin Moret was in advance training ready room awaiting instructions for his mission. He was there with another...
As Stanley Wolczyk departed the United States, he had no idea of his destination. The troops thought that they were...
Mahlen Arledge and the 81st Infantry Division were placed on ships that were destined for the island of Angaur. The...
Floyd Dumas believes that they could have taken Rome if they had not been stopped. They were ordered to dig in and...
After getting the alert prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor that Hawaii may be invaded by sea, Clarence Herbert...
The assault of Attu went well as Stanley Wolczyk landed at Massacre Bay. It was unopposed on the beach. They went over...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
In August 1944, Archie Maltbie had a mission against a bridge across the Seine River. Fragments of German units were...
Glenn Frazier was responsible for delivering ammunition to the Philippine Army at the front lines after the invasion of...
Richard Witaker landed on Red Beach 2 on Easter Sunday, April Fool's day of 1945 [Annotator's Note: 1 April 1945]. The...
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
Howard Genrich was assigned to guard the Combat Command Headquarters because they had suffered casualties in their...
Following the Normandy breakout, David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery...
Prior to the Battle of Bulge, Robert Gorman saw the American infantrymen passing the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th...
Henry Freedman received an additional month of training in England prior to shipping out to France. He moved across...
Archie Maltbie found the flying in the Battle of the Bulge to be some of the toughest work of his fighter career....
The Hurtgen Forest was a real forest. Raymond VanDuzer does not recall there being snow. When they were shelled things...
Richard Nummer entered service in November 1943 at 17 years old. He went to San Diego for boot camp. That was his first...
Kenneth Killilea received his Marine Corps boot camp training at Parris Island. The moment he stepped off the bus upon...
They had never seen rockets before they were attacked with them one day. A rocket hit Vincent Pale's B-24 [Annotator's...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
Wayne Pierce grew up in the small farming community of Polo, Illinois. He was drafted in June 1941 six months before...
Calvin Moret volunteered for the Army Air Corps. Following testing, he was accepted on 14 October 1943. He was sent for...
Francis Dymnicki attempted to become a pilot in the Air Force. Half of his friends wanted to do the same. Dymnicki was...
David Olson attended field artillery school at Fort Sill right after his graduation from college [Annotator’s Note: in...
John Raaen attended West Point. His father was a career officer who graduated from the Military Academy on 1 November...
Richard J. Field was born and raised in Upstate New York in the small town of Liberty. He lived on the outskirts of...
Mary Edwards began working for the Army at Higgins Industries when she was 16 years old. She had finished high school...
Walter Halloran would carefully pick his spots as he advanced in enemy territory. He would try to keep trees and brush...
When they reached the field hospital, Edmund Durocher was put on a stretcher in the mortar platoon area. At the bottom...
George Spera's first wound in combat was a small injury to his left hand in November [Annotator's Note: November 1944...

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