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Walter Nelson was only 19 years old at the time [Annotators Note: at the time of the Battle of the Coral Sea]. The USS...
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
Francis Dymnicki attempted to become a pilot in the Air Force. Half of his friends wanted to do the same. Dymnicki was...
Francis Dymnicki would awake very early in the morning to prepare for a bombing mission. Daylight hours in England...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
Francis Dymnicki does not remember his first mission. He flew missions over France in preparation for D-Day [Annotator'...
William Greer was sent to a small camp in England [Annotator’s Note: after his deployment voyage across the Atlantic...
Wayne Pierce returned to his regiment and was placed in Company B. He went to the battalion commander who told him...
Abe Milkis was born in 15 January 1924 in Philadelphia. He had one brother and one sister. His brother, Harry, was a...
Following the Battle of the Bulge, Carrol Joy and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 514th Fighter Squadron, 406th...
Walter Nelson used to fly out into the fog near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Sometimes he flew underneath the Bay...
Edward Tipper completed his paratrooper training in the United States and shipped out for England. Before going aboard...
After Carrol Joy arrived in England, he was sent by train to Ashford Kent. They may have been the closest base to the...
James Livaudais received replacements prior to the Battle of the Bulge. [Annotator’s Note: in December 1944] One...
James Livaudais was part of the division which was to become the Sergeant York Division—the 82nd Division with about 16...
Wallace Jeffery and the 300 or so troops in his unit got together after Paris. [Annotator’s Note: the unit was the...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
As the front moved, Wallace Jeffery and his unit moved. [Annotator’s Note: Jeffery was a radioman in a direction...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
Edward Tipper was on detached service with another company in Southern England during the preparatory phase to the...
Charles Moore had his next major mission when he participated in the invasion of Southern France. [Annotator’s Note:...
Wayne Pierce was the Supply and Transportation Officer when his Battalion left Fort Bragg. The regiment travelled by...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
James Livaudais saw that the German troops in Ludwigslust, Germany tried their best not to be taken prisoner by the...
Abe Milkis returned to his Company as a bazooka man who was assisted by a loader. [Annotator’s Note: Milkis had...
James Livaudais remembers some of the men in his company who were not exactly the best soldiers. One was named James...
Richard Greer left Guadalcanal on 5 or 6 January 1943 and went to Melbourne. He was very happy to be leaving the island...
Wayne Pierce and the 325th Glider Infantry did not make the fight in Sicily. A couple of days prior to entry into that...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
21.Photograph. A British solider holds a young Italian girl wearing a fur coat at an Allied Military Government-...
Black, African military soldiers. "West African M.P.s [Military Police]." Africa 1942-43
5th Armored Division in Germany. Civilians walking along road in 1945.
7th Infantry Division soldier speaking with native woman in Kwajalein Atoll. 'W-CPA-44-112-DJ. 1/31. Young. Pvt. John...
7th Infantry division soldiers directing local population for evacuation of island; Japanese prisoner of war laying...
7th Infantry Division soldiers giving medical attention to wounded Korean forced laborer. 'W-CPA-44-108-AS. 2/3....
7th Infantry Division soldiers help an injured Kwajalein woman. 'W-CPA-44-107-BD. 2/3. Weaver. A native woman is given...

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