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While on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Okinawa, 1 April to 22 June 1945; Okinawa, Japan], Kenneth...
Irving Miller joined the 141st Field Artillery, the Washington Artillery, as a replacement from the infantry. He joined...
Samuel Malta and his company [Annotator's Note: Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division]...
When Raymond VanDuzer first went into the hedgerows [Annotator's Note: the hedgerows of Normandy] he mixed some drinks...
Richard Jaccarino and his platoon [Annotator's Note: 2nd Platoon, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th...
Asked to describe the fighting in which he participated, Earl Conklin referred to his position with the mortars. The...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...
Four days after arriving at Guadalcanal, H. Lloyd Wilkerson put his commanding officer on an evacuation flight out of...
Norman Neste feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is a good institution to have, especially for...
Edwin Joseph Borne, Jr. and the rest of the captured Wake Marines [Annotator's Note: US Marines who were captured when...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in Company K...
After a couple days, Ralph Sykes crossed the river [Annotator's Note: Roer River] on a pontoon boat. His first combat...
The first time Alan Moskin realized he was in combat and war, something hit the top of his head. There were mortar and...
Around the second week of September [Annotator's Note: September 1944], Milton Moxon and the 94th Infantry Division...
It was night when they [Annotator's Note: Donelson Houseman and his fellow prisoners] started marching back. Houseman...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was a platoon commander in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment...
Once Raymond VanDuzer and his fellow soldiers cleared the beach they started marching or moved out on trucks. They went...
When on attack, Robert Dickinson was usually at the helm or on one of the bow or stern planes. When on the surface, he...
Robert Taylor arrived in Samoa in April 1942. The Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] campaign...
Gale Ammerman had trained at the Alliance Army Airfield in Nebraska. He was only there a few weeks then went to North...
Lisle Neher took part in all five of the fire bomb mission. On those missions they would fly between 300 feet and 700...
Roy H. Matsumoto and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Blue Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional...
Elmer Knudsen's first combat was at Fort Driant, about a week after he got off the boat in France. It took him about a...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...
George Peto served in the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He spent 32 months overseas and...
During the first night they [Annotator's Note: Harlan Twible and the other survivors of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35)]...
Norris Bucksell arrived in Italy with the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry Division July 1944. They went...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
On landing in Hollandia New Guinea, Ogden Saik was impressed by the dominance of the American Navy. There were ships...
The Allied forces had been unsuccessful in their bombing of the submarine bases at Lorient and Saint-Nazaire, and...
Raymond VanDuzer then went to the Hurtgen Forest. VanDuzer really had a lot of wounded there. VanDuzer never thought he...
Oscar Otto Martin, being a combat medic, moved around in different companies of the 28th Infantry Division [Annotator's...
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Romus Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
After the Bulge [Annotator’s Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counteroffensive, 16 December 1944 to 25 January...
Walter Broll saw the raid on Bari, Italy start at about 7:30 at night while the Grace Abbott's cargo was being...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...

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