The Normandy Collection

  • Phillips, Henry Segment 4

    [Annotators Note: Henry Phillips served as an officer in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.] The reason the 1

  • Rosen, Harold Segment 2

    Rosen recalls a simulation that was supposed to help them get ready for their next invasion.

  • Ross, Wilburn K Segment 1

    Ross grew up in Strunk, Kentucky. He worked on a farm until he was 18. When he turned 18 he worked in a coal mine; he quit shortly after.

  • Schmedemann, Keith Segment 2

    They left Fort Dix in October 1943. They sent their families home.They went to Europe on a liberty ship.

  • Shames, Edward Segment 3

    The men of the 506th were sent to Ramsbury, England to stage for the invasion of Normandy.

  • Shames, Edward Segment 4

    Shames and his men stopped at a French farmhouse and met an old lady and man. The woman started to scream and Shames put his hand on her mouth.

  • Shames, Edward Segment 5

    Shames participated in the battle of Carentan [Annotator's Note: 10-14 June 1944].

  • Shames, Edward Segment 6

    On the night of the 13th, Shames was called by a runner to see Colonel Sink.

  • Trindal, Wesley Segment 1

    Wesley S. Trindal was with Company F, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Trindal, Wesley Segment 3

    [Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division.] B