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They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Byron Othello Wilkins experienced the artillery barrage around 5:30 in the morning [Annotators Note: on the morning of...
Russell Hoff and his regiment [Annotators Note: 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division] surrendered during...
To Charles Fitts, actual combat was not at all similar to their training. In combat, Fitts and his section did not set...
When on the P34 ship that pulled them out of the ocean William Leibold and the other survivors of the [Annotators Note...
Herbert Heilbrun went through the cadets with Lyle Pearson. On 29 December, Heilbrun lost track of Pearson who was...
Frank Buschmeier and his crew had another pilot for a few missions because the pilot was on leave. Fitzroy [Annotator's...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins mid sentence. Leibold is apparently recommending places to eat in Escondido.]...
Byron Othello Wilkins saw men with different patches representing different divisions when he was captured. [Annotators...
John Noack got the emergency radio set up. Noack had a little difficulty getting everything set up. Noack got seasick...
Alexander Jefferson’s plane name was “Bubble Blue Subsoil” [Annotator’s Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
Fw190s [Annotator's Note: German Focke Wulf 190 interceptor aircraft] attacked the group the day Oscar Johnson was shot...
David Dennis went with his unit to New York where they got on the Queen Mary. Teddy Roosevelt was the commander of the...
Crismon and Malcolm Higgins talked over what they wanted to do. Higgins told him to go down to the back of the plane...
Oscar Johnson was taken to Frankfurt after being held in Bonn for a short time. All he gave the enemy was his name,...
When Edward LaPorta was in training all of the guys in the outfit were very good friends. After going through their...
At Kasserine Pass Edward LaPorta was set up at about the middle of the pass. They were on an outpost and there was a...
Edward LaPorta was not able to locate other members of the 1st Armored Division. He was captured by Rommel’s [...
Leonard Spivey was told that the war was over for him and that he would not be fighting again. Spivey gave them name,...
Leonard Spivey lived in a combine, which was a group of six prisoners in one living space. They were allowed to stay...
Olen Grant was living in a hotel in Austin, Texas when he got a call from Jim Armstrong. It was the first time Grant...
[Annotators Note: Warren Schmitt was a forward observer in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.]...
420.Photograph. 'MM-LAP-44-R4-6'; 'Signal Corps Photo-25-Jan-44-Italy. New Allied landings in Italy [Operation Shingle...