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After ten weeks of flying the BT-13 [Annotator’s Note: Vultee BT-13 Valiant two seat trainer aircraft], Calvin Moret...
Baptiste Puissegur was a staff car driver during the war. He liked the officers he served with. He enjoyed the duty...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
George Spera's first wound in combat was a small injury to his left hand in November [Annotator's Note: November 1944...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Byron Othello Wilkins left the infirmary and was placed on a farm where there were a lot of British and various other...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] When the war...
[Annotator’s Note: John H. Price, Jr. commanded a tank destroyer in Company B, 609th Tank Destroyer Battalion...
[Annotator's Note: Lauren Swinney was a student at Northwestern University and worked as an entertainer for troops...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
Gerard Halpern was serving with the XVth Corps when the war ended. He was stationed in the town of Chantilly right...
When Harry Bell steamed into New York Harbor one of the first things he saw was the Statue of Liberty. When he saw it...
Albert Porche went into the service after Pearl Harbor was attacked. The armed forces were trying to recruit as many...
Kelly Kuwayama was away from his unit for about three weeks before he had to rejoin them. The 44nd was sent back to...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Elmer Knudsen was deployed close to the Rhine River and was billeted in a private...
Sidney LaPook joined the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group about a week before the war ended. He was hoping to be able to...
Gus Gikas was in India when he heard that the Germans had surrendered. Later, he heard of the Japanese surrender. Gikas...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
When the GIs started pushing the Germans back [Annotators Note: during the later stages of the Battle of the Bulge],...
Richard Boyd was not trained to go to Japan after the Germans surrendered. He was assigned to a unit disarming the...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
James Livaudais received replacements prior to the Battle of the Bulge. [Annotator’s Note: in December 1944] One...
Joseph Medicine Crow walked all night after exiting the Liberty ship in France. They covered 25 miles the first night....
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
One day, Mort Walker heard on the radio that the war was over so he arranged for a train to take all of the Germans,...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Caudill [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling, but this was Hazard's Sergeant] went to Le...
Wayne Pierce returned to England after Normandy. The regiment stayed there until September when the paratroopers...
Robert Swift did not meet any of the Russians at the end of the war although they did pass through his area. After the...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Fitts, Jr. served in the Army in the mortar squad, 2nd Platoon, Company C, 66th Armored...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
Joseph Brannan was in a crew on PT-305 that was composed of two officers and from 12 to 14 enlisted men. The enlisted...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Beeghly served in the Army as a pointer on a 90mm antiaircraft gun in the 142nd and 143rd...

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