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Delewski took part in the Normandy operation. That was the first time the Laffey saw action. He was put in charge of...
Hawk says that the thing he wondered about the most prior to combat was what kind of officers he would have. He says...
Milosevich was informed that he had a daughter while he was still aboard ship to England. He thought about his child...
Baum recalls an event that took place at the Maginot Line. Harold Cohen had just taken over the battalion. He argued...
A few days after arriving in Naples, Italy, Mann was shipped up to Anzio on an LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship,...
When he wasn't driving McClellan would stand guard. That's how he got the frozen toes; frostbite.They had three gun...
Galloway was with 3 individuals--a driver, a radio operator and a sergeant-- when they were caught by the Germans....
They missed the Battle of the Coral Sea. They were told that the Lexington was sunk and the Yorktown was damaged....
Yukio Kawamoto was able to witness the battle. The division headquarters was protected but it was not far from the...
McKee slept in the Frenchman's hayloft over night and suffered from his wounded back [Annotator’s Note: after bailing...
Gatewood led his squadron on his fourth mission. At 1 point during the raid he was all by himself and had to pull up to...
There had been numerous plans for the 101st [Annotator's note: 101st Airborne Division] but none came about until the...
Lucien Laborde and the rest of the 115th Infantry Regiment were told that they would be getting about three weeks rest...
John Luckadoo’s crew was the first in the 100th Bombardment Group to complete their 25 mission but Luckadoo was not...
Most of the combat they [Annotators Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine...
Kalil thought his chance of survival was fifty percent. They traveled straight to the Ardennes Forest and stayed in a...
John Rogers went back to France for the 50th Anniversary. Rogers went with his choir from the First Methodist Church in...
At 3:30 a.m. [Annotator's Note: 6 June 1944], Baumgarten and Company B started disembarking from the ship. The weather...
Afterwards, Paluch saw Peiper [Annotator's Note: Jochen Peiper, field officer in the Waffen-SS and personal adjutant to...
Lomell remembers that the Battle of Normandy lasted for 2 and half months. As the beachhead grew to be larger in the...
There were little pockets of resistance [Annotator’s Note: during the first days on Okinawa]. His company started...
Robert Rosendahl got out of Camp O' Donnell and went on a detail north of a town called Cabanatuan where he was put to...
They were on General's Quarters [Annotator's Note: ready for battle] for 72 hours. The guys would take turns on their...
They loaded the back of their rig. They took the ballast off and put the goods in there so they did not go hungry. They...
When Galloway was captured and was allowed to talk to his men, he explained to them why he was in the house and why...
[Annotators Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
They were told that they had to march about 60 miles [Annotator’s Note: as American prisoners of war in Poland]. Corbin...
Joseph Armanini describes flying back to England along the coast of Spain from Africa, landing the following morning....
Off in the distance they could hear dogs barking. They knew that they were being searched for. They were sitting around...
Hannan and Jacques developed good camaraderie. One of the great challenges that he faced was treating both the American...
Deploying overseas was the first time Stegmeier had ever left the country and it was interesting for him. When they...
Ploesti, Romania was a well known target. The group had gone there several times and had some substantial losses there...
When Lazarick got back to his outfit on 5 December [Annotator's Note: 5 December 1944] they were up in the hills. The...
Lyle Bouck and Slape [Annotator's Note: US Army Sgt. William Slape] went back and got the platoon members who were to...
Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
[Annotators Note: Lou Brissie served in the army as an infantryman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment...

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