Treating wounded

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After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
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...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
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...
Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced party along a hedgerow ahead of the main group of Company G, 507th Parachute...
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 club [Annotator's Note: the Red Cross in Northern Ireland] closed and Holly Reynolds was sent to Wales to...
Billy Grieves talks about the eulogies he gives for friends who have passed away. He has officiated a number of...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in Company K...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
After Lieutenant John Marr and the rest of Company G, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment crossed the La Fiere causeway,...
Wanda Damberg got up to go to the bathroom one morning and saw a nun along the way [Annotator’s Note: Damberg was in...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
John Marr landed in water up to his armpits on D Day after the jump [Annotators Note: into Normandy] and immediately...
Josephine Pescatore remembers amputations and limbs that may require amputation. For medicine they used spiritus...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Josephine Pescatore’s unit would leap frog with 44th Evac Hospital. One group would work while the other rested. They...
After eliminating the remainder of the artillery positions on Ngesebus Island, the 5th Marine Regiment returned to...
One night, the battalion command sent John Witmeyer on a patrol behind German lines. Witmeyer took six other men out on...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
Mary Leisey believes that the man who had cancer was the only one to pass away under her care. Some men were going home...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...

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