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John Witmeyer led his platoon through a break in a concrete wall out into a wheat field after being assured by an...
George Joseph Sullivan left Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan, Mariana Islands] for Tinian [Annotator's Note: Tinian,...
[Annotator's Note: After being wounded, George Alaniz was sent to Gainesville, Texas to recuperate.] Alaniz was...
In Hawaii, Don Daniels was at Camp Tarawa. Before getting there, he was loading ships for Iwo [Annotator's Note: Iwo...
William Pierce remembers a buddy being wounded on Okinawa. It was the same buddy who had fired a shot erroneously and...
The seven men reached a town that had a substantial German presence and they saw officers sending men to different...
John Wesley Tatum went to Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, September to...
Milton L. McMullen, Sr. and other men were crammed into a ship heading to Japan [Annotator's Note: as a Japanese...
As they [Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody and John Liska] approached, the entire village came to greet them. Carmody...
Constance Negrotto and her friend Dorothy Toups worked at a hospital after her shift at the PBY plant [Annotator’s Note...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Selwyn Gilmore about a Medal of Honor recipient he knew.] Henry Erwin [...
Jack Davis and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: Bud Loring was badly burned after being shot down over France. Locals had taken him into a house to...
Edward "Babe" Heffron jumped into Holland and spent over 78 days there. The jump into the drop zone meant kill or be...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
Jack Carver had some rotten adventures during the war. There were two particularly bad ones. As he approached a...
John Kerner was still in Normandy, when he was told of injured civilians nearby. He took a jeep and some men and went...
Sara "Sally" Manning met her husband while he was a hospital patient [Annotator's Note: Manning worked at Naval...
Walter Ehlers rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Robert Rans about what sounds he heard after being hit by enemy fire.] Robert...
Donald Evans had a couple of operations and could see [Annotator's Note: after being wounded when his armored car was...
[Annotator's Note: George Alaniz arrived in San Diego, California after being severely wounded on Attu Island, Alaska...
Joyce Sherman formed some close friendships and they kept in touch. Most were from Pennsylvania [Annotator's Note: like...
Alfred Anthony Alvarez became a lawyer after the war. In Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina...
In all the time Wayne Peer spent overseas performing infiltration missions, the platoon [Annotator's Note: I...
While approaching Wana Draw on Okinawa, George Peto noticed some movement in the brush off to his left. He realized...
Otis Arthur Slack [Annotator's Note: with the 37th Infantry Regiment (Separate)] was on Kodiak Island [Annotator's Note...
Roy Joseph Moss was involved in many patrols while the American tanks were mired down in the mud [Annotator's Note:...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
Charles Murray captured about ten German soldiers then continued on, allowing his men to collect the prisoners [...
Robert Riddle's introduction to war came shortly after the Battle of Tarawa, where thousands of Marines perished....
Wendell Galbraith landed in a yard that was like an apple orchard [Annotator's Note: after being shot down on 22 March...
Elizabeth Lautzenheiser Irvine and the other internees were very leery of their Japanese captors. They were not all bad...
Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: and US Army Air Forces Second Lieutenant Edward T. Badder were captured after their...
Harlan Twible and many others saw the ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Indianapolis (CA-35)] as it went down. They were...
George Colburn only heard scuttlebutt [Annotator's Note: a period slang term for a rumor]. He was just a Private and...

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