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Vejtasa doesn't know of anyone being lost during the attack. The farther away they got from the scene, the worse the...
After joining the 45th Division, John McConn and his company moved fast by traveling on tanks and tank destroyers. The...
When Charles Coolidge landed in Southern France there was little opposition after the major shelling the Germans took...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
Roger Shaw was assigned to the [Annotator’s Note: SS ] on the Industrial Canal while it was still being completed by...
Darold Rice and his last member of his machine gun crew set the gun up in a ditch by the crossroad and hunkered down...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
Robert Walter thinks the population of Krinkelt was about 5000 before the war. There was a church on Krinkelt. Water...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...
It was not quite dark when Warren Schmitt linked up with the engineers who had stopped him [Annotators Note: Warren...
Kelly Kuwayama landed in either May or June 1944 in Italy. They worked their way up the boot of Italy. When they were...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Arthur Pendleton never claimed his injuries. The system is incredibly wrong. It can be different. Pendleton did ask for...
Josephine Pescatore landed on Omaha Beach. Upon landing, she noticed all the dead bodies. Some of them were in body...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
When Lowell Brueland changed from Mustangs [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] to...
William Blanckenburg wrote a book called Private Blanckenburg Goes to War. During his combat experience they had a long...
Clinton Riddle initially wanted to join the US Navy after he graduated from high school but being the only child in his...
They began training every day with full daypacks and practiced moving quickly and efficiently up and down the long...
Byron Othello Wilkins packed everything up and moved with the men to Aubel [Annotators Note: Aubel, Belgium]. The 2nd...
Monty Joe Boitnott and his squad ended up near Chimoy [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling] off the main road. One...
Josephine Pescatore remembers pot belly stoves at the end of the tent which kept the whole tent warm. One evening a...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...
[Annotators note: Charles Coolidge starts this segment in the middle of conversation as the camera started recording...
Walter Barnes was sent to pick up some German prisoners. When he got to the enemy troops there were about a dozen of...
James Gaffney was born in 1924 in Texarkana, Texas. His family moved to several places in Texas. By the time he was six...
James Livaudais toured the third floor of the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion of The National WWII Museum with multiple...
"5th Cav trooper guards main street of San Pablo with water cooled 30 cal machine gun during tropical rain." [1945]
360.Photograph. A lieutenant using binoculars to look ahead as two other servicemen cover him. '24 Dec. 44 (Approx.) 5/...
307.Photograph. '28 Nov 44. 5/MM-44-30699. Fifth Army, Castelucio Area, Italy. Pvt. Stan G. Heier, 2301 Clifton Av.,...
A tent being ballooned by a sand storm. Several trucks can be seen in the photo, probably 2- ton standard trucks. "El...
"1624 - 201 photos - 1624. A U.S. Navy destroyer escorts a United Nations convoy somewhere in the North Atlantic. 175....
244.Photograph. 'MM-5-150338'; 'Mud in Italy! Allied troops have to fight mud as well as Nazis in their advance toward...
Army tent being blown out of ground by wind storm. Probably outside Foggia, Italy. 1945
395.Photograph. Looking backwards from the back of a jeep to other Army vehicles and US serviceman on a muddy Italian...

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