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Raymond Bailey was on the mess deck washing cups when he felt the first shudder caused by the bomb hit [Annotator's...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
Felix Polito participated in the Battle at Anzio. The 101st went in and had 165 men but only 5 or 6 survived. They were...
John Pogue experienced his first combat in the Ardennes at an unknown location. He went in by glider. His glider and a...
The barracks Charles Womack and the other Marines stayed in when they were on Pavuvu the first time were still there...
Jack Houston and a buddy who had been cut by a bayonet stayed in their hole for a while. Houston had a buddy named Joe...
After enduring an artillery barrage in a coconut grove, William Garbo's unit [Annotator's Note: G Troop, 2nd Squadron,...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
William Pena recalls the situation in the Ardennes before the Germans arrived, how they laid tripwires and mines. They...
Bernard Friedenberg had his basic training at Fort Hancock. When Pearl Harbor was attacked, he was working with his...
Mary Leisey was born in Honey Brooke, Pennsylvania. It was a small town of nearly 1,000 people. She enjoyed growing up...
Catherine Long had boot training in the Navy. Her parents had no objection to her joining the service. Her father was...
A day after William Garbo and his machine gun squad successfully ambushed a group of Japanese soldiers in a mountain...
After a narrow escape from a deadly Japanese ambush, and a tragic friendly fire casualty that night, William Garbo and...
When Company I came to the relief of a decimated Company K, George Peto, who served as a forward mortar observer,...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
The lieutenant asked John M. Roberts what he thought they should do and Roberts suggested that they surrender since...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
On 26 December [Annotator's Note: 26 December 1944], Frank Maresca and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd...
Vernon Alexander reached the Siegfried Line in Germany and found it to be sturdier than the Maginot Line. Entering the...
After the fighting [Annotators Note: in Ingolstadt] lulled, Fred Hirsekorn got a call to look at one of his men. It was...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Ira Schilling killed a Japanese soldier on Guadalcanal with a shotgun. In the morning, before the Marines moved out...
George Linker entered Manila as part of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a private first class in the infantry. He...
William Garbo first entered a combat zone in an Army DUKW [Annotator's Note: an amphibious truck, referred to as a Duck...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
George A. Sarosi, like everyone else in Hungary, had a dossier that contained general information such as his...
Cleveland Peterson and the 59th Air Service Squadron left the United States for India with as much aircraft repair...
Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced party along a hedgerow ahead of the main group of Company G, 507th Parachute...
On 8 April [Annotator's Note: 8 April 1944] they got a red flag in the area and they knew they were getting ready to go...
Despite his excitement at being liberated from German custody, Rothacker Smith knew he was to return to a racist and...
During the assault on Manoir La Fiere [Annotators Note: La Fiere Manor] on D Day, Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced...
Harley Reynolds’s company came across some German collaborators who had killed themselves once they realized the...
The next morning, 5 June [Annotator's Note: 5 June 1942], Fred Bergeron had breakfast then went to his plane. When they...
The club [Annotator's Note: the Red Cross in Northern Ireland] closed and Holly Reynolds was sent to Wales to...

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