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Robert Templet feels that the youth of today may not be as interested in World War 2, or even protecting their liberty...
John H. Price, Jr. felt elation with the end of the war in Europe. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th...
When moving from place to place they had to keep alert. During the building of the Remagen bridge, Francis Hurd was...
Abe Milkis returned to his Company as a bazooka man who was assisted by a loader. [Annotator’s Note: Milkis had...
Edward Tipper arrived at Crile General Hospital in Cleveland after his flight from a hospital in England. [Annotator’s...
Cleveland Peterson made the trip home aboard a Liberty ship. He had flown to Calcutta first, then rode a British train...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] reached Guadalcanal and set up...
Frank Buschmeier got seven letters in one day at Stalag Luft IV. One of the men volunteered to read his letters for him...
Francis Dymnicki boarded a ship in England right after V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945] to...
Arthur Seltzer and his unit [Annotator’s Note: Seltzer served in the 4th Signal Battalion and was attached to the 20th...
The next action Robert Huber and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
To Lucien Laborde, the first 20 minutes of the movie Saving Private Ryan accurately depict what they experienced when...
Theodore Finkbeiner does not know why his unit was pulled out of its positions. When they moved into their new...
Finally a jeep showed up with a lieutenant in it who told them [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] when...
Leonard Spivey was at the airfield for a few days. They were at the airfield on V-E Day. All hell was breaking loose on...
Vernon Baker got out of the army on 28 August 1968, 35 years before the interview. He was 83 years old during this...
During that period, the Russian prisoners got along with the American prisoners. One of them made a cigarette case for...
Kanaya had no idea if everyone made it back. They got off of the train in Chicago; there was a train from the Pacific...
Wicker was not fast enough so his buddy would help him swim along in the water [Annotator’s Note: during the attack on...
Standifer had been eating well and sleeping well in the hospital. He was put into a boxcar and shipped to the front. He...
Inouye helped liberate a village as well. One of the churches in the village had a high steeple. He asked the priest if...
Jackson describes what he experienced at Dachau.They knew it was there. They were called in to clear the bodies. But...
They moved on and Schmedemann ended the war in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia with the Fifth Corps. Pilsen was undamaged so...
After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
On 23 April [Annotators Note: 23 April 1945] Mancel Kirk and his fellow 168th Infantry Regiment GIs were taken by truck...
Paluch believes that it is very important that institutions like the World War II Museum preserve the stories of people...
When Steve Pisanos was in Vietnam he was to drop weapons and food to a convoy that was lost in the jungle. He got close...
Raymond Zager drove into the compound [Annotator's Note: Gunskirchen Lager Concentration Camp in Austria]. There were...
[Annotators Note: There is dead air at the beginning of this segment. The segment actually begins at 1:04:45:500.] For...
The Russians [Annotator's Note: who liberated Baynham and others at Stalag Luft I prisoner of war camp] had a tank with...
They would constantly catch rides until they got to Paris. The third day of travel they ended up in Paris. They ate...
John Vessey had just returned from a mission when he was told that a cease fire was going into effect and the war in...
Frank Fontana was a supply sergeant [Annotator's Note: in the 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion]. He had access to...
Robert Gorman arrived at the Elbe River before the main body of the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
Thomas Murphy spent eight or ten weeks in the 23rd General Hospital [Annotators Note: after being wounded in the side...
William Dabney notes that the equipment kept coming in [Annotators Note: across Omaha Beach in the days following the 6...

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