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As time went by, Thomas Crosby and his family had to assimilate to the changes going on in the internment camp [...
Monty Joe Boitnott fought in bad weather and only received support when the skies cleared. The Junkers would be...
Joseph Hochadel was in combat shortly after patching up the chaplain. Hochadel recalls getting a call about some...
Ralph Hopkins and his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Louisville (CA-28)] passed through minefields along the Chinese...
Lucien Paul Laborde was named after his grandfathers. He was the third boy in his family. Laborde was born in Vinton,...
[Annotator's Note: Dale LeBlanc served in the USMC as a runner in the 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division. He...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer talking about another interview he recorded with a soldier...
George Spera first saw combat in September 1944. He was scared to death. Nobody had previous combat experience...
On his second day in France, Henry Feldman saw his captain and a private killed in action. He was nearby when it...
Stanley Wolczyk was under fire three times during the campaign to recapture Attu from the Japanese. It was during the...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
After surviving a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] flight that arrived in Hawaii on...
Dominick Sgobbo walked 200 miles with Patton's [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton] forces...
On one mission, Michael Linquata and his squad were to advance into a forest with their sergeants. The enlisted men...
The first dead people John H. Price, Jr. saw were Germans and that had little effect on him. They could hear field...
Edwin Knight was in the Philippines when fighting began to subside. The priority for logistical support was redirected...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Francis Hurd's engineering unit [Annotator's Note: the 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] built a number of Bailey...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Dabney Montgomery arrived in Bari, Italy in January 1944. It was the day after a heavy German bombardment. There were...
Henry Freedman was a member of an intelligence and reconnaissance unit [Annotator's Note: Intelligence and...
Alton Barnes arrived by ship in the Philippines and was sent by railcar into the jungles immediately. They had been...
Stewart Bass was excited and nervous to fly his first combat mission. He soon calmed down, followed his training and...
[Annotator's Note: George Peto served in the US Marine Corps in a machine gun section in 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine...
Ira Schilling killed a Japanese soldier on Guadalcanal with a shotgun. In the morning, before the Marines moved out...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin "R.V." Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in...
William Garbo first entered a combat zone in an Army DUKW [Annotator's Note: an amphibious truck, referred to as a Duck...
Wallace Hurley seldom knew where he was when he was in combat. He entered France and fought there before crossing into...
Arthur Pendleton was happy to get off of Cape Gloucester. They were there during the monsoon season. It was a terribly...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
John Raaen landed after the first wave [Annotator's Note: on Omaha Beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944]. The first wave had...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Madeleine Peters experienced a lengthy paperwork process preparing to come to America. Her husband had a similar...

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