Exposure injuries

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John Witmeyer was first wounded in early July of 1944, just a month after the invasion of Normandy began. He went out...
For George Griffenhagen, seeing Trewick [Annotators Note: unsure of spelling. Captain Trewick was the chief medical...
Tom Quigley recalls how after having sufficiently halted the German advance, he and his men slogged their way back to...
James Livaudais knew when he was given an order, he had to respond. When the man in front stepped off, the next...
After the fighting in the Paris area Franklin Denius and his unit boarded trucks and travelled north of Paris. The...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
Pomroy begins the interview by talking about the living conditions on Guadalcanal. Living conditions were as basic as...
Wilburn K. Ross grew up in Strunk, Kentucky. He worked on a farm until he was 18 then went to work in a coal mine but...
They [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] had been given their parcels [Annotators Note: Red Cross...
Zawada was trying to figure out what he was going to do [Annotator's Note: during the Hammelburg raid as a member of...
Blonder remembers Marty Higgins sent a sergeant and 35 men back to battalion headquarters for supplies and to see if...
Gravois had had plenty of amphibious landing training. He also had a lot of combat training in boot camp. He did a lot...
McClellan and two other people were selected to take the guns down to Paris. On the train ride down he was with a...
They were taken into the pillbox and searched [Annotator’s Note: after being captured by Germans near Aachen in...
Stegmeier was told that he had shrapnel on his lung and that his feet appeared to be frozen. One doctor wanted to...
Blonder was sent to a hospital in Illinois for his trench foot. He remembers another incident regarding his trench foot...
Milosevich was informed that he had a daughter while he was still aboard ship to England. He thought about his child...
When he wasn't driving McClellan would stand guard. That's how he got the frozen toes; frostbite.They had three gun...
Standifer had been eating well and sleeping well in the hospital. He was put into a boxcar and shipped to the front. He...
Lucien Laborde and the rest of the 115th Infantry Regiment were told that they would be getting about three weeks rest...
It was dark and they were trying to figure a way out [Annotators Note: after landing on Anzio]. They stumbled upon some...
Ploesti, Romania was a well known target. The group had gone there several times and had some substantial losses there...
Kalil mentions moving into the positions previously occupied by the 2nd Infantry Division at Lanzareth, Belgium. Kalil...
Jenkins recalls being captured by German forces. He states they were lucky that they were not SS Troops because they...
[Annotators Note: Joseph Diamond served in the army as a combat medic with the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry...
William Disanza was happy to straighten the propeller issue out and get a new one back on. That was an experience they...
Kaylor's time at basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their northern...
The American prisoners were rounded up on Monkey Point [Annotator’s Note: American servicemen captured by the Japanese...
They were interrogated in Frankfurt. They were only supposed to tell them name, rank, and serial number. A German...
The Japanese kept the Americans and British in separate groups until they started working on the railroad.The food was...
One of Biddle's squad members was ordered to cut a piece of wire. He went up to cut the wire as ordered by an officer...
When the Laffey left Pearl Harbor she was assigned as a escort for an old battleship heading out into the Pacific to...
The men got up before daylight and took their mess kits and lined up for some soup. Then they immediately lined up in...

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