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The Battle of the Driniumor River lasted for 45 days. William Garbo was attached to a regiment of the Army's Dixie...
Germany was changing for the better at that time. Barbara Heming's mother still had to work but was no longer working...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Thornhill served in the Navy as a gunner's mate aboard the USS Daly (DD-519) and was a gun...
Linda Hope could not select one single favorite item of recognition given to her father [Annotator’s Note: Linda Hope...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Robert Huber believes that camaraderie is what kept the men in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion,...
James Jeter was born in Jetertown, Louisiana [Annotator’s Note: near Leesville, Louisiana]. It was a small settlement...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
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...
Richard Keller did not get promoted to captain until after they were in combat. They went straight into the jungle to...
After recuperating, Gerald West left for New Georgia. The Raiders landed on New Georgia at one o’clock in the morning...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]After Bloody Ridge they went...
In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Ira Schilling was sent to Camp Elliot, California where he joined Company L...
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...
When Charles Womack and the other Marines in his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company M, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine...
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...
Vernon Alexander had never been on a big boat before his overseas deployment. The troops were stacked five deep in the...
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...
Not a lot occurred on Cape Gloucester. Arthur Pendleton put in a lot of time on Cape Gloucester that was incredibly...
Vernon Leopold vividly remembers the positions of the foxholes and emplacements that his platoon [Annotator's Note: the...
Joseph LaNier did not know what he would do after the service. He was reserve and not regular Army. Consequently, his...
At the end of the war, Elmo Espree was transported through the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean...
Roy Uthes was in Myitkyinā when word was received about the end of the war with Japan. After the war he was flown out...
After Orville Bethard was discharged he used his GI Bill benefits to take classes at Compton Junior College for a...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as an A-20 pilot in the 669th Bombardment Squadron, 416th...
When Harry Bell and the other prisoners arrived [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] they were...
Joy Skelton had unidentifiable nightmares during 9-11 [Annotator's Note: the terrorist attacks on the United States on...
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...
Larry Dawson told Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson and her sister Frina that their transport to America could be arranged so...

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