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Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
Irving Becker was assigned to Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force. A book...
Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
Archibald Higgins was in the Palau Islands with the mission of keeping those islands neutralized and flying missions to...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Donald W. Bertino fired his 90mm [Annotator's Note: 90mm antiaircraft gun] first in Dinant, Belgium. It was a hurry up...
John Witmeyer served in five armies of the US Army through six campaigns in the European Theater of World War 2. He had...
After missions they [Annotator's Note: Hewitt Brian Gomez and his fellow crewmen] would have a debriefing about the...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot with Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in the...
Reginald Duncan was always the lead vehicle during blackout convoy driving. There was one incident that Duncan claims...
Gerry Jones and his scout partner, Mack [Annotator's Note: unable to verify identity], were out on a patrol mission on...
Ora Hicks treated injured soldiers using physiotherapy [Annotator's Note: disease treatment by means other than drugs...
Palermo, Messina and Sicily [Annotator's Note: all in Italy] were very severe targets for Jack Buckner due to the...
Norman Kinsey felt the operation he was in was not going anywhere. A call came out for a cadre to form a new...
Clem Thrift went to Norfolk, Virginia for turboelectric training. The ship he helped commission, and on which he...
Jack Rolfson had a roommate who would find coal to warm their pot belly stove. He was a mathematician and was always...
If it was at night and he had to fly, William Martin would be awakened 30 minutes before. They would go and get their...
Edwin Henlebin described the beachhead as glutted with supplies. The problem was getting the material from the beach to...
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
When he was told that he would be trained aboard ship as a gunner, Robert Fitz was "mystified." He arrived at the main...
One night when they were after a target, the skipper dropped this white handkerchief and James Nerison heard him give...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: William Nesser was in training aboard a commercial transport vessel when the Japanese attacked Pearl...
Continuing his sequence of experiences, John Laster described a personal injury that was not the consequence of combat...
His expertise was not required for the invasion of Normandy [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6...
They [Annotator's Note: Edward Driscoll and Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13), USS Franklin (CV-13)] left Leyte [Annotator's...
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
Francis Bucher knows he cannot cover everything in two hours. The Army flew P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40...
Raymond Downs was in the water for almost 20 hours with no food. On the horizon, he could see 27 shrimping boats. He...
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...
Walter Sapp went to Camp Walter, Texas for basic training. He did not want to be drafted and did not want to go into...
Richard "Dick" Willhour retreated from German emplacements at Raon-l'Étape [Annotator's Note: Raon-l'Étape, France with...
Herbert W. Ridyard was let off a truck near Nennig [Annotator's Note: Nennig, Germany] and then advanced toward their...
The beach was already taken when Ubert Labat went into Normandy [Annotator's Note: Normandy, France] two days after the...

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