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Another frightening experience Gravois had was during the Battle of the Matanikau River. For the battle they [Annotator...
When Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up his brother...
James Goodrich and his buddy dug a foxhole. His buddy put a big branch across the top of the hole. Later that night...
Kaylor's time at basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their northern...
One thing that gave the prisoners hope was when the American planes would fly over and drop pamphlets telling them that...
The Japanese kept the Americans and British in separate groups until they started working on the railroad.The food was...
Prior to landing in New Guinea DeMers' unit was never given any jungle training. In Australia they were trained how to...
Richard Greer thought very highly of the navy medical personnel who worked with them. The pharmacist’s mates were...
As they went out, they saw a lone destroyer or possibly a light cruiser. They went to find the carrier but they did not...
The men got up before daylight and took their mess kits and lined up for some soup. Then they immediately lined up in...
Gravois didn't get any sleep during the 2 nights he was on Tarawa. The Japanese tried to infiltrate their lines, but...
For Robert Rosendahl fear is what kept him going during the Bataan Death March. The Japanese were barbarians. Very few...
They had to break the monotony. They would see someone get beat and they would laugh about the way he hollered or the...
Giles Bacon remembers that the Japanese aircraft were close enough to shoot at, which he did. He had no idea if he hit...
William Lansford took part in the Long Patrol with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on Guadalcanal. Most of the time he...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
Sometime in the spring of 2004 [Annotator's Note: Myers means 1944] there was a Japanese, who Myers thought had been...
The Japanese split the camp up again. Myers thinks that after the school teacher had been to the camp he said something...
Herbert Auerbach arrived in Bombay, India in October 1943 then went by train to northern Burma, nearly to Assam. From...
Wanda Damberg witnessed the science building at the university converted into a small clinic [Annotator’s Note: Damberg...
Wanda Damberg experienced the 7 December 1941 Pearl Harbor attack on 8 December [Annotator’s Note: the Philippines is...

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