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Daniel Crowley became a prisoner on 9 April 1942 when the American forces surrendered after losing the Battle of Bataan...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
While in Germany, Byron Herbert Meader and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 271st Infantry Regiment,...
Nicholas John Compagno and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 36th Engineer Combat...
Robert Addison [Annotator’s Note: with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] found that 11th Marine artillery was...
In December 1944, Marvin Sussman [Annotator's Note: with Troop A, 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron] was on the right...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
Sometimes it is hard to remember and sometimes it is good to forget some of the things that happened in those days....
Edward Shames participated in the battle of Carentan [Annotator's Note: 10 to 14 June 1944]. Shames says that the...
Already in the Philippines when Pearl Harbor was attacked, Ralph Griffith was ordered to his wartime position on...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison served in the USMC as a mortar man in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] Edson [...
The worst duty for Vernon Micheel was on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands as a Douglas SBD...
When Robert Powers invaded Guam, he did not go in on one of the new amphibious tractors [Annotator's Note: Landing...
Norman Johnson recalls moving through France and into Germany and how many of the people stood down and surrendered as...
[Annotator's Note: Norman Hatch served as a combat cameraman with the 5th Marine Division on Iwo Jima.] On Iwo Jima,...
On D plus 2 [Annotator's Note: two days after landing day], they [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Edward E. Boyles remembered that before they set off for Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, there was a big meeting...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Robert Bassemir fought in a big battle at mountain town called Lucherberg [Annotator's Note: Lucherberg, Germany with...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
Gene Alair was assigned to a Transport Division Staff, CTD8, as a flag secretary and navigator aboard the USS Astoria (...
Melvin Munch stopped at Guam en route to Okinawa. He was concerned about the requirements of going into a war zone. He...
The Japanese had done a real job of planting all kinds of explosives [Annotator's Note: on Peleliu]. Arthur Jackson...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout interview.] There were big rainstorms while there [...
Fortunately, the boat Michael Mervosh was in did not get hit [Annotator's Note: by Japanese artillery fire during the...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
After a few days, Meyer "Mike" Levin's unit [Annotator's Note: Battery A, 489th Armored Field Artillery, 7th Armored...
Theodore Noel Carder and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 23rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division] was...
When the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
James Deal and the 737th Tank Battalion had its baptism to fire in the Ardennes while in France. The fighting resulted...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
On Christmas Eve [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1944], James B. Jones had finished a skirmish with Germans. That...

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