Being wounded

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Arthur Killam was born in San Francisco and lived there until he was six years old when he moved to San Jose,...
Russell Hoff and the 106th Infantry Division had been sent to the front as relief for the 2nd Infantry Division which...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
In February [Annotators Note: 5 February 1945] Daniel Farley and the 5th Rangers got word to assemble in a certain area...
Monty Joe Boitnott was wounded when he was bringing supplies on a mule and a mortar shell hit the path. The mule went...
Frank Mancuso crossed the Volturno River prior to Monte Cassino. His unit gathered in a courtyard to refuel their...
John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Tom Quigley recalls how when they were approaching Brest, he saw a soldier who was directing traffic get hit by an 88...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
Darold Rice reached the peak of Hill 122 and had gone to ground to wait for further orders. While lying there, a German...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Harley Reynolds’s company came across some German collaborators who had killed themselves once they realized the...
Kelly Kuwayama was away from his unit for about three weeks before he had to rejoin them. The 44nd was sent back to...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
Frank Mancuso next went to Bessence [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling], France where his commanding officer gave him...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
Some days after eliminating the machine gun position, Burgin and his fellow Marines faced another machine gun...
David Roderick saw German fortifications that were made to look like homes or barns and one town was only made of...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
After the 82nd Airborne Division finished combat operations in Normandy, Clinton Riddle and the men of the 325th Glider...
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
The medics tagged Robert Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to Omaha...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
Norman Ikari and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team had to sweep through tiny Italian towns and villages. Street fighting...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Seadragon. Killam had reported aboard...
[Annotator's Note: due to a technical problem, audio for this segment was lost].
[Annotators Note: William Leibold served in the navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
Kelly Kuwayama had been used to all of these different types of Americans growing up in New York City. The meeting of...
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...
Edward Tipper continued his education after the service. He used the GI Bill to receive a Master’s Degree. He...

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