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Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
John Witmeyer served in five armies of the US Army through six campaigns in the European Theater of World War 2. He had...
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
Joseph Simpson advanced with his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th...
After ten weeks of flying the BT-13 [Annotator’s Note: Vultee BT-13 Valiant two seat trainer aircraft], Calvin Moret...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Emil Schoonejans was in Portsmouth, New Hampshire when the war ended. They had been sent back to the United States for...
Jack Thornhill was discharged on 15 December 1945 in New Orleans. After being discharged, he went back to Alexandria [...
As Stanley Wolczyk departed the United States, he had no idea of his destination. The troops thought that they were...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
Floyd Dumas believes that they could have taken Rome if they had not been stopped. They were ordered to dig in and...
John Pogue experienced his first combat in the Ardennes at an unknown location. He went in by glider. His glider and a...
Byron Othello Wilkins was put on the front line again with his company. The sleeping holes were dug into the walls near...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
William Pena traveled on the Queen Elizabeth over to England where he was given lots of food. Only one day he remembers...
Robert Gorman left England by transiting through Wales. In Wales, the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th Field Artillery...
The assault of Attu went well as Stanley Wolczyk landed at Massacre Bay. It was unopposed on the beach. They went over...
On the morning of 7 December 1941, Roy Boreen enjoyed an early breakfast of pancakes. After breakfast, he went to the...
Louis Conter started 7 December 1941 aboard USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor. It was his practice to substitute for...
Lloyd Guillory joined the Air Force and was shipped to Sheppard Field in Texas. It was a hell hole for Guillory. There...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It voyaged to...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
On the mission to bomb Manila, Herbert Gross' B-24 Liberator [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
Charles Moore flew to support beleaguered American troops in Bastogne. [Annotator’s Note: relief to the men in...
[Annotator's Note: Orville Bethard served in the Navy as an Electrician’s Mate aboard USS Midway (CVE-63), renamed USS...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
Melvin Munch stopped at Guam en route to Okinawa. He was concerned about the requirements of going into a war zone. He...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Howard Genrich was assigned to guard the Combat Command Headquarters because they had suffered casualties in their...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Prior to the Battle of Bulge, Robert Gorman saw the American infantrymen passing the 557th [Annotator's Note: 557th...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Harry Bell served in Company F, 422nd Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 106th Infantry Division] as a mortar gunner...
[Annotator's Note: Elmer Knudsen served in the Army as a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment,...

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