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After finishing training [Annotator's Note: with Company B, 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry...
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...
On the big merchant ships, Clifton Trahan was a fireman and water tender [Annotator's Note: Trahan worked in the engine...
Philip Schweitzer's training was heavy on hiking, running and jogging. When they returned from furlough, some of the...
Making her way alone, Virginia Wilterdink arrived at Camp Devens in Massachusetts to begin her military career. She met...
Amelia Taylor had trained at Bethesda [Annotator's Note: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda,...
The Navy's boot camp in San Diego required that all graduates knew how to swim, and Ogden Saik mentioned that it was no...
Against his older brother's advice, Arnold Addison joined the Marine Corps. He remembers that when he started boot camp...
Kenneth F. Thomas reported to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia for induction [Annotator's Note: he had been drafted into the...
Once Utah Beach was secured, Jack Gutman returned to England with the evacuees, and wound up in the officers' ward. His...
For John Witmeyer, every day in combat brought a new story, and Witmeyer served over 200 days on the front lines as a...
Byron Othello Wilkins packed everything up and moved with the men to Aubel [Annotators Note: Aubel, Belgium]. The 2nd...
Frank Pomroy went back to get the wounded Marvin Hattan who was screaming and moaning from his wounds [Annotator's Note...
Paul Pizzolongo was a medic in the medical detachment of Battery B, 991st Field Artillery Battalion, 258th Field...
They [Annotator's Note: Walter "Babe" Gantz and the 95th Medical Battalion] went to Brierley Hill, England. The people...
After landing in Normandy, John Kerner and his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division...
When Anthony Acevedo first arrived at Berga he could not see the camp. There were political prisoners there but they...
Kenneth F. Thomas was captured by the Germans one night. One was an SS [Annotator's Note: Schutzstaffel; German...
Mary Leisey saw a lot of leg injuries to go with a lot of men in full body casts. She thought they were fun to be...
On one occasion, Edwin Knight removed a wounded man downhill by following a telephone wire. The wire split and changed...
After finishing his training, John Snyder was assigned to the USS Harry Lee (APA-10), which transported troops to North...
Eugene Tarrant has certain memories from the war that have stuck with him to this day. One night off of Guadalcanal,...
The first thing Lawrence Angst did when being shelled was jump in a foxhole. They learned how to protect themselves. He...
Norman Bussel was a prisoner of war inn Nuremberg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag XIII-D Nürnberg Langwasser; built on former...
Most of Bernard Smith's missions were to railroad marshalling yards. [Annotator's Note: SMith walks off camera for a...
Walter Broll saw chaos the next morning after the German attack on the port of Bari, Italy. Live and dead personnel...
Jones Quincy Adams, Jr. thinks the Norden bombsight [Annotator's Note: Norden Mk. XV tachometric bombsight] was a...
James Flannigan was sent to Camp Carrabelle, Florida [Annotator's Note: after completing basic training at Fort Sill,...
Hans Siverts' activities in England were in several locations. His hospital [Annotator's Note: 4th Convalescent...
Norris Bucksell fired a gun for the first time on 8 May 1945, V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day], and...

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