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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...
Joseph Komito had a sister who became involved in the resistance. She obtained papers showing her to be a German...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Rothacker Smith entered Sommocolonia on 1 December [Annotator's Note: 1 December 1944] and his last day there was 28...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. to tell the story regarding his canteen on the wall in...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Russell Clark sailed toward Normandy with his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)] lingering offshore...
Sammy Ray remembered his first night on Peleliu he was stuck down hill with two wounded Marines but the sick bay was up...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Marthe Cohn arrived in Vietnam [Annotator's Note: then French Indochina which included Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia] by...
After a year, Theodore M. "Ted" Robinson's flotilla [Annotator's Note: Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 6 (MTBRon 6)] was...
In Normandy on D-Day [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944], Gale Ammerman left his...
While he was in Nancy, France, Robert Boyer was the target of a shooting. He had been on guard duty, and afterward went...
Roy Stewart can recall when the Marines raised the flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. He was at an airfield and heard...
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...
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 [...
[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...
Walter Ehlers rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...

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