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While in Hawaii, Frank Faust can remember submarines would come in for repair and overhaul, and the crew members would...
Robert Rans was placed in a room with three other wounded prisoners of war at the Timisul de Jos prison camp in Timisu...
Leon Grunte was locked up in a cattle truck going to prison in the Soviet Union. He went through parts of Latvia. He...
Nobuo Hayashi remembers listening to the radio and hearing how Japan had to attack Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the...
The first time Joseph P. Fulco went into combat, he did not know what to expect. When in combat, he immediately hit the...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
The different crews in Clarence Carlson's squadron [Annotator's Note: 555th Bombardment Squadron, 386th Bombardment...
A regular day for Rose Bayuk "going over" on the hospital ship [Annotator's Note: USAHS Thistle] consisted of setting...
Gerard Dillon and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
After the combat that Charles Radford initially saw, a feeling of hatred began brewing towards the Germans. The fact...
Charles Wesley Borders and his fellow pilots all started at about the same time. They had three flights of 11 pilots,...
Gene Alair was in the South Pacific for many months. He was on a Transport Division Commander's Staff, CTD8. They had...
Norman Sterrie was spotted over the forward elevator just as an explosion below lifted the elevator and him in his TBD...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Urban was at Bougainville, Papua New Guinea with Marine Fighting Squadron 212 (VMF-12).] It...
John Marr landed in water up to his armpits on D Day after the jump [Annotators Note: into Normandy] and immediately...
Joseph O'Donnell went to Fallingbostel, XI-B [Annotator's Note: Stalag XI-B in Fallingbostel, Germany; he arrived on 3...
Following the Battle of Bloody Ridge, Robert Addison [Annotator’s Note: with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] was...
When his major recognized a surplus of medics attached to regimental headquarters, Gordon Higgins was reassigned to the...
Kenneth F. Thomas's unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 322nd Medical Battalion, 97th Infantry Division] arrived in Le...
Raymond VanDuzer was trained as a medic. A captain, who was a doctor, taught them how to administer morphine, bandage...
Josephine Pescatore remembers amputations and limbs that may require amputation. For medicine they used spiritus...
The most horrible of Edward Lee Allesandro's experiences were when men died while he was holding them. The ship also...
John Snyder's most memorable invasion of World War 2 was the invasion of Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan]....
In early January 1945, John Foy was in the snow, preparing to attack in support of another battalion that was "gettin'...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
By the time James Flannigan got home in June 1945, his gear had already been shipped to Fort Lewis, Washington. He was...
Josephine Pescatore’s unit would leap frog with 44th Evac Hospital. One group would work while the other rested. They...
Murray Glass was drafted and sent to the Fort Dix, New Jersey reception center for a few weeks. He then went to the...
As the Germans retreated, they laid mines along the roads. John Kerner put sandbags on the floors of the jeeps. They...
Early on, William Patrick Bonelli had to teach the pilot about flying, which he believes lead to him not being asked to...
The GIs would direct Joseph Hochadel to where the wounded were and then he would apply aid and do what he needed to do...
After eliminating the remainder of the artillery positions on Ngesebus Island, the 5th Marine Regiment returned to...
John Kerner was with Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr.] as he crossed France....
Hans Siverts went into Paris [Annotator's Note: Paris, France] a couple of days after it was liberated. He took a day...
While in an interrogation center in Frankfurt, Germany, Norman Bussel was not allowed to do anything to pass the time...
[Annotator's Note: Amelia Taylor went through Navy boot camp at Hunter College in New York, New York then went into the...

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