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When Ralph Weymouth left Guadalcanal he returned to the United States. He was flown to Noumea where he boarded the SS...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Alois Kopp escaped from a sinking Hell Ship and swam to the beach on Burma only to be recaptured by the Japanese. The...
After a 30 day leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time], during which Alvin Callender...
Ben Steele had not eaten in three days when he was captured. He was captured after walking out in front of an enemy...
Fortunately, the boat Michael Mervosh was in did not get hit [Annotator's Note: by Japanese artillery fire during the...
Sterling Mace was born in the borough of Queens in New York City, New York. He attended school there and played varsity...
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
Robert Cahoon was drafted into the Army on his 21st birthday. When he reported to Camp Shelby [Annotator's Note: near...
Antoinette Underwood signed up for the Army a day or two after Pearl Harbor. She had to go to West Point for an...
While working on a road, Ben Steele would see men covered with mosquitos. They did not have mosquito nets to sleep with...
Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
Claude Shannahan joined the 3rd Marines [Annotator's Note: 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division]. He went with the...
Clarence Schilperoot remained in Jakarta [Annotator's Note: at that time called Batavia] until October [Annotator's...
As Charles Balaza prepared to enter Cabanatuan, he had access to a water pump and filled his canteen. The Japanese said...
James Bollich was only able to get water from one place [Annotator's Note: in the Camp O’Donnell prisoner of war camp...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson served in the US Marine Corps as an automatic rifleman in Company I, 3rd Battalion,...
Cape Gloucester was a rough campaign for Arthur Pendelton. They captured prisoners. Some of the fellas that had lost...
Frank H. O'Leary and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division]...
Lloyd Dendy and another man were on the side of a bomb crater and got blown out of their foxhole. They both vibrated...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Nick Cristiano was shot down on 15 April 1945. He was in prison for five and a half months [Annotator's Note: he was...
Theodore Pavlovich discussed the effectiveness of the weapons he used during his time as an infantryman. He also...
Emmett Kaylor's time in basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their...
Rosemarie Weber was born in Saint Paul's Catholic Hospital in the Intramuros, the walled city in Manila, in the...
They [Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks, his family, and the 600 other missionaries] arrived at Santo Tomas and spent...
Richard Scholl was in some of the dirtiest fighting in the Philippines [Annotator's Note: Invasion of Lingayen Gulf,...
Richard Audler's unit [Annotator's Notes: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit (Forward) 13 or CASU(F)-13] was stationed on...
Edmund Durocher landed on Guadalcanal weighing 156 pounds and left weighing 126. He had no socks because they had...
Robert Rosendahl's squadron [Annotator's Note: 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group] was stationed at a gunnery...
Samuel Malta and his company [Annotator's Note: Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Four days after arriving at Guadalcanal, H. Lloyd Wilkerson put his commanding officer on an evacuation flight out of...
Jack Thornhill went to see the destroyer on exhibit in Baton Rouge [Annotator's Note: the USS Kidd (DD-661)]. Even...

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