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For Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa], D-Day was cold, damp and dark. H-hour was about 0630. Miksa and his...
David Roderick moved to the coast near Weymouth and was put into a marshalling yard. They were kept in secret. No one...
Russell Hoff found the food horrible in the Bad Orb POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp. The potatoes were...
Lowell Brueland's first combat mission in the Mustang was a piece of cake. He performed escort duty with a flight of...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the suburb of Cicero. Right...
Raymond Wells was born in Eagle, Colorado in April 1922. He was living in Secora, New Mexico and remembers the day the...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
George Kearney really enjoyed working for Higgins Industries. Durbins [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] was in...
Monty Joe Boitnott rested after Sened Station. The groups that were supposed to move toward the port did not make it...
The first real fighter airplane Donald Bryan flew was the P-40D with the Merlin engine, not the Allison engine. They...
Harley Reynolds notes that today everything is different from what they were doing. Reynolds notes that they had to do...
Romus Burgin and the men of the 5th Marine Regiment shipped out from Melbourne in September 1943 and were stationed for...
Clyde East experienced a slow training program after entry into the Canadian Air Force. He was in flying school during...
Clyde East was provided a week of instruction after his transfer to the United States Army Air Forces. That was to...
Monty Joe Boitnott moved from Kasserine to Fondouk where he fought his first battle with his company. Within a couple...
Norman Hatch filmed the battle on Tarawa with black and white 35mm film, but most of the rest of his photographers shot...
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking George Wichterich about the hedgerow fighting in...
David Roderick saw German fortifications that were made to look like homes or barns and one town was only made of...
James Livaudais was part of the division which was to become the Sergeant York Division—the 82nd Division with about 16...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
William Dabney did not have to take a test to be in the barrage balloon battalion. The instruction was cut and dry and...
Olen Grant left Paris on a train which took him to a station in Frankfurt. Between the station and Dulag Luft they...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
Monty Joe Boitnott was supposed to deploy to Scotland on the Mariposa but the ship caught on fire while it was being...
Darold Rice and his men made their way over the sand dunes and passed by the bodies of several dead Germans. They came...
After the 82nd Airborne Division finished combat operations in Normandy, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
Monty Joe Boitnott loaded transports with over 250,000 prisoners. Some of the prisoners were kept in North Africa for...
The next morning Frank Mancuso is awoken by a lieutenant. He quickly learned that his unit had moved out of the city....
Tokuji Yoshihashi and his fellow replacements arrived there shortly after the 442nd Regimental Combat Team suffered...
Richard Higgins joined the Marine Corps in 1940. He was set on the Marine Corps from the beginning. He never considered...
Harley Reynolds and his unit were given a specific assignment. The planners were aware that their beachhead was...
During the overseas voyage Frank Mancuso was in charge of checking the tie downs, therefore he had privileged access to...

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