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William Dabney and the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion flew their balloons from the ships. Dabney was responsible for...
Wesley Trindal had dreams about the war. He would dream that he was in it again and would keep the barracks awake while...
Charles Coolidge recalls the weather at Monte Cassino as being cold and rainy. Coolidge feels that had they gone with...
Monty Joe Boitnott was at a bomber base in Algeria. There were no air bases in Tunisia because almost all of the bases...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]After Bloody Ridge they went...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
Lowell Brueland flew missions on 6 June [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944] in Normandy. The first mission was to...
The uniform pants Walter Barnes wore were baggy and the jackets hung out. The uniform was made of a canvas type...
Bernard Friedenberg trained for the invasion of Europe after the invasion of Sicily. He landed at Omaha Beach and Gela...
Wayne Pierce was the Supply and Transportation Officer when his Battalion left Fort Bragg. The regiment travelled by...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
William Blanckenburg realizes that taking four months to go 26 miles was not exactly a lightning attack. He took...
Joseph LaNier did not know what he would do after the service. He was reserve and not regular Army. Consequently, his...
Fred Hirsekorn's first combat was in the Vosges Mountains. They moved so much and so fast that they all lost track of...
The D Day assembly plans for paratroopers like John Marr were completely forgotten in the chaos of the jump. The...
James Weller pondered whether the accomplishments and sacrifices of the World War II were worthwhile. He sees...
William Pena remembers how nervous his truck driver was when they left. He ate a big breakfast with his men at the...
Fred Hirsekorn's unit [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] had a tough time at...
Roger Shaw returned to the United States by way of Northern Ireland. The SS sailed alone before reaching Ireland. Shaw’...
Lucien Paul Laborde was named after his grandfathers. He was the third boy in his family. Laborde was born in Vinton,...
Mancel Grant Kirk was born near Finger, Tennessee in 1925 and spent his whole life there except when he went away for...
Schmedemann was born in Junction City, Kansas where he grew up and attended high school. He went to Kansas State...
James was born in North Texas in Aberdene. The town is no longer there. He lived there until he was 10 years old. His...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
They [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] had been given their parcels [Annotators Note: Red Cross...
Leonard Spivey noted that there was a lot of commotion when they were burrowing through the tunnel. Some of the guys in...
Alexander Jefferson survived the horrible conditions of Stalag Luft III. General Patton was horrified of the conditions...
Lyle Bouck was not put in any work detail and was in an area containing only officers. He is pretty sure that he hooked...
Freddie Ohr found out it was that bullet that ricocheted off his helmet and went into the cushion. His leader made a...
While Richard Greer and his fellow Marines were on Guadalcanal they were bombed almost constantly. They were hit at ten...
Basilone [Annotators Note: Medal of Honor recipient John Basilone] and his guys went ashore in the third wave. William...
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...
They also knew through a radio set that they had that the Rhine River was under siege. They were aware that the...
[Annotator’s Note: This segment was a time code drop from the beginning of the second tape.] Joseph Armanini discusses...
One morning a German officer who spoke English entered the room and told Edward LaPorta and the other POWs to gather...
Leonard Spivey notes that the Germans managed to get all of the prisoners out before the Russians came. All of the...

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