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They would get up at four in the morning on Pavavu. They were in King (K) Co. 3-1 [Annotator’s Note: K Company, 3rd...
After the war ended in Africa they continued training in the desert. The men were given passes to go into Tunisia but...
The bunkers were made of coconut logs placed over a deep hole with mud placed on the top of the logs [Annotator’s Note...
Another frightening experience Gravois had was during the Battle of the Matanikau River. For the battle they [Annotator...
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...
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...
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...
To be a member of the Naval Armed Guard, John Laster said, a sailor had to have 20-20 vision, be in good health, and...
Vincent DeSalvo was with the 3rd Air Force and was sent to Calcutta, India. They served them chicken for Sunday dinner...
Joseph Vater remained at Cabanatuan [Annotator's Note: Cabanatuan prisoner of war camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon,...
Wanda Damberg witnessed the science building at the university converted into a small clinic [Annotator’s Note: Damberg...
When the Tuol Pocket was closed, Ben Skardon's company [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 92nd Infantry...
Fernando Serna was treated harshly by the Japanese immediately after the surrender of Corregidor. He saluted a Japanese...
Erwin Johnson was an aircraft mechanic [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 48th Material Squadron, 27th Bombardment...
For Robert Rosendahl, fear is what kept him going during the Bataan Death March. The Japanese were barbarians. Very few...
When they heard news of the surrender, Ralph Griffith and his fellow soldiers destroyed their rifles and proceeded to...
When the American troops landed in Sicily, Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert recalls receiving heavy fire from the...
When the 1st Calvary Division was preparing for the landing on Manus, John Smith was in the reconnaissance patrol sent...
The impression Edward Denzler had of the Japanese soldiers he saw in Burma was that they were mostly young kids. Their...
Gabriel Kinney occasionally encountered Burmese civilians. For the most part the natives did not care who they were....
Helen Gagel was 20 years old when she was in the Philippines. She thinks the nurses get a bad name. Some of her nurses...
Sterling Cale was assigned to the 1st Marine Division right after Pearl Harbor. He did not have a proper Marine uniform...
After one patrol during which he was carrying a heavy BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle], Richard...
Robert Addison [Annotator’s Note: with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion] fought on Guadalcanal. The battle of Bloody...
Wanda Damberg experienced the 7 December 1941 Pearl Harbor attack on 8 December [Annotator’s Note: the Philippines is...
Olin Tisdale went back to the Pacific to help train a new fighter squadron on F8Fs [Annotator's Note: Grumann F8F...
The news [Annotator's Note: of the atomic bombs being dropped] reached Thomas J. Bostick's unit [Annotator's Note:...

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