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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...
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
Norman Riggsby remained in the hospital for several months while his wounds healed [Annotator’s Note: he had first been...
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...
[Annotator's 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...
William Curtis did not keep up with the other men on his boat after the war except the boatswain’s mate. He worked at a...
When Harry Bell steamed into New York Harbor one of the first things he saw was the Statue of Liberty. When he saw it...
Leo Terrebonne was born in Westwego, Louisiana in 1923, the third of three children. Both of his parents were Cajuns. [...
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...
Following the Battle of the Bulge, Carrol Joy and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 514th Fighter Squadron, 406th...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
Richard Boyd was not trained to go to Japan after the Germans surrendered. He was assigned to a unit disarming the...
When the GIs started pushing the Germans back [Annotator's Note: during the later stages of the Battle of the Bulge],...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
Jimmy Doi encountered Italian fascists at San Terenzo. San Terenzo was their last big battle. They were down in a gully...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
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....
Four or five days after 5 April [Annotator's Note: 5 April 1945], Tokuji Yoshihashi's company [Annotator's Note:...
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,...

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