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[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
[Annotator's Note: Gale Ammerman crash-landed his glider on D-Day, Normandy, France 6 June 1944 and made his way back...
Mary Leisey believes that the man who had cancer was the only one to pass away under her care. Some men were going home...
On D-Day [Annotator's Note: D-Day; the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944], Omaha [Annotator's Note:...
Herbert Auerbach worked with the Burmese ambushing the Japanese. On many occasions the troops would just spray an area...
Ernest "Ernie" Andrus was excited about going into the Navy. He went to San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
After Pearl Harbor, Donald Witmer's next destination was Eniwetok Atoll. When they arrived, there were no Japanese...
Bud Loring went from Santa Maria [Annotator's Note: Army Airfield, Santa Barbara County, California] to Colchester,...
After two different assignments on quartermaster duty in the United States, Rothacker Smith finally joined his...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
Douglas Harper said the raid lasted two hours, then, when things quieted down, a truck came by asking for volunteers to...
Louis Conter arrived onboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor on 5 December 1941 following practice firing and...
Having escaped the ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Oklahoma (BB-37)] as she capsized, Richard Schlink survived the day...
Walter Bud Gafford was present on the morning of 7 December 1941 when the Japanese attacked [Annotator's Note: the...
The ongoing hostilities in Europe and Japan were not discussed in Otis Gatewood's circles until Japan attacked Pearl...
Oscar Otto Martin took part in the fighting on the Siegfried Line [Annotator's Note: a line of fortifications...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr.'s wife asking if he had any idea how long he had...
Bernard Friedenberg passed through Camp Lucky Strike on his way home after the war. He remembers passing the Statue of...
Isadore Bronstein and the 97th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Bronstein was an assistant BAR man in Company C,...
Arles J. Doss returned to Europe twice. He visited Italy and Germany on one trip. In the Black Forest [Annotator's Note...
When Philip Sciortino and his ship entered Japanese waters, the sea appeared to be completely mined. An invasion of...
When the war ended, Marvin Hill was still serving in the Pacific, and was sent first to Darian, Manchuria to assist in...
Byron Othello Wilkins made sergeant on 3 December [Annotators Note: 3 December 1944] and met the new captain around...
After a short time at Stalag IV-A [Annotator's Note: in Moosburg, Germany], Thomas Houdek and other prisoners were sent...
When transporting prisoners, Paul Rothenheber was put in charge of taking care of them because he spoke German. The...
Josephine Pescatore prayed when Cardinal Spellman gave a talk to a large group of troops before she went overseas....
In preparation for hitting the beaches, Joe Clapper said a soldier's main concern is that he has enough ammunition. He...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Stix served in the US Marine Corps in Company D, 3rd Armored Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine...
Ernest L. Poulson and the other prisoners were taken to a prison in Bucharest [Annotator's Note: Bucharest, Romania]....
Michael Linquata was careful to tend to his wounded as they were marched into a barn that was used by the Germans to...
Joseph Brannan returned to Melville, Rhode Island as a PT boat instructor [Annotator's Note: at the Motor Torpedo Boat...
Leonard Lomell remembers that the Battle of Normandy lasted for two and half months. As the beachhead grew to be larger...
William Bonelli felt bad for the sailors who died at Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: during the Japanese attack on...
Leroy Fadem was detached from his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Stevens (DD-479)] in October 1944. He flew back to the...
Josephine Pescatore would do it all again tomorrow if she had the same kind of troops, which she is sure they are....

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