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Norman Bussel arrived in Memphis, Tennessee and took a taxi to his house. All of his family was there for a big reunion...
For two or three days, the Germans would stop, shoot at the American troops and then run [Annotator's Note: during the...
Back in the United States, the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) went into dry dock, and Lebow went to Texas on leave [Annotator...
John Kerner was in the Battle of Mortain [Annotator's Note: Operation Lüttich, German counterattack during Battle of...
[Annotator's Note: William Edwin Howard was a replacement infantryman in the 2nd Battalion, 6th Armored Infantry...
Nicholas J. Zuras was on the USS Barnett (APA-5), which formed part of the landing force in Southern France [Annotator'...
Clarence Derrington was captured by the Germans and taken to Stalag VI-G [Annotator's Note: near Bergisch-Neustadt]...
[Annotator's Note: Donelson Houseman served in the Army as the 81mm mortar platoon leader in Company D, 1st Battalion,...
After he was wounded, Ivan Van der Pool was sent back to the United States where he was hospitalized in New York. He...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in Marseilles, France and it was rainy and miserable. When they hit combat in France, it was...
The first thing they [Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody and his rear seat gunner John Liska] needed was water. Behind...
Adolph William Amundson's mission on Iwo Jima, Japan was to pick up the wounded and fly them back to a hospital on Guam...
Bryghte Davis Godbold received several Red Cross shipments while incarcerated by the Japanese. The packages were most...
Leona Kleiner reflects on the individuals who survived [Annotator's Note: Kleiner spent over three years in the...
Dominick Sgobbo and his two fellow sergeants answered when the SS officer asked for the guys in charge. They were taken...
Norman Bussel had to bail out of his B-17 over Berlin, Germany on 29 April 1944. He had been struck by shrapnel in the...
Malcolm Johnson went to hide with a Marine sergeant about 300 yards from the airstrip on Wake Island. The Japanese...
Marigold McNeely went to London when she was afforded a long weekend leave. They liked the American canteens because...
On 7 December 1941, James Shoemaker was reading the Sunday comics, when he heard explosions. He went outside to see...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Warren Nolan had been on bridge watch from 12 to four [Annotator's Note: midnight to four o'clock in the morning] on...
The soldiers were appreciative of the nurses. In England, Irma Darphin worked as a mail censor at night. There were 100...
When Keith Renstrom went to Iwo Jima he fought well because the excitement was not there. He functioned better as a...
Lloyd Dendy met the toughest guy ever in Korea. He had been hit in the cheek by shrapnel and lost a lot of his teeth....
[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served in the navy as a TBM Avenger pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13, VT-13, flying from...
After a brief leave, Jack Gutman shipped out, and after a tour through United Kingdom ports picking up supplies and...
After leaving Italy, John Snyder was transported to another ship in the Pacific because they needed more corpsman out...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in either May or June 1944 in Italy. They worked their way up the boot of Italy. When they were...
As William Garbo and the men of G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, moved out along a mountain trail from...
Helen Gagel was 20 years old when she was in the Philippines. She thinks the nurses get a bad name. Some of her nurses...
Josephine Pescatore landed on Omaha Beach. Upon landing, she noticed all the dead bodies. Some of them were in body...
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
Jack Werner was the highest ranking non-commissioned officer of his company [Annotator's Note: H...
Robert Swift was captured toward the end of the war. They had been advancing rapidly through Germany and were trying to...
After the island of Saipan was secured, Ira Schilling and his assault engineer squad of 2nd Marine Division remained on...

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