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Monty Joe Boitnott was on tour [Annotators Note: on an overseas tour of duty] for 16 months. The only member of...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp.  When a group of Americans killed a German...
Roy Boreen was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1920. During the Great Depression, his father worked as a cement...
Sidney Philips remembers someone being perfect. He was handsome, young, and the girls loved him. Phillips tells...
William Pena remembers how his battalion commander was a gung-ho, brave, and tall man who refused to stay at the rear...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
William Curtis believes that people should study World War 2 in the future because it is part of history. Curtis did...
Olen Grant spent Christmas 1943 in a prison camp. For Grant, the holidays were just like any other day. Some of the...
Francis Dymnicki boarded a ship in England right after V-E Day [Annotator’s Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945] to...
During one of his breaks in Sicily, Frank Mancuso wrote a letter that was never answered. When he came back to the...
James Livaudais remembers some of the men in his company who were not exactly the best soldiers. One was named James...
Monpat was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He went to E.D. White High School for one year then quit and went...
They [Annotator's Note: the Japanese] let some of the Red Cross packages go to pot. They would put them in store house...
James Smith watched the battle [Annotators Note: the battle of Gavutu] from Tulagi. [Annotators Note: Smith gets off...
Jack feels that World War II is important enough that they shouldn't take it out of the history books. He felt it was...
Butler's first installation was on Leyte. Her living quarters were very close to the beach where General MacArthur had...
At Ft. Benning, Bell ended up training with the 79th Infantry Division. As an officer, Bell remembers going through...
Giles Bacon remained at Merritt Island for five months before transferring to Quantico, Virginia. He then transferred...
Galloway lost his radio at one point and had to join up with another radio operator. Galloway recalls one afternoon...
Butler wrote home frequently. She tried to explain to her family what she was going through and to reassure them that...
Geraldine Nyman only knows one girl from the second graduating class of WASPs. At the time of this interview, Nyman was...
In Warrenpoint, Ireland Holly Reynolds always had more than one date. Reynolds saw a show in Washington D.C. called...
After leaving the aid station [Annotator’s Note: near Chambois, France on August 20, 1944] Hawk was looked at by...
The Germans would use flares at night and drop them over the American convoy. At night this would illuminate the fleet...
Galloway was able to write back home which was nice. Galloway's parents found out that he was in a POW camp because of...
Joseph Armanini describes explaining why he missed the target from the previous mission to Colonel Harding [Annotators...
At the first prisoner of war camp Riddle had to work hauling earth and material in a giant cart. Riddle recalls getting...
For Hurd, the most difficult part of the war was crossing the beachhead onto French soil because they didn't know what...
Richard Duchossois and his company were set up on the south eastern tip of the Bulge [Annotators Note: during the The...
Baynham recalls writing a couple of postcards per month. His folks wrote a lot but he only received a couple of letters...
They had a couple of rainy days in April [Annotator's Note: April 1945] but the rains got heavy after Lazarick left. He...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
One of the guys in the group with Martello went and got a scalp from one of the Germans that crashed in the mountains....
Peterson went into the Battle of the Bulge near Aachen [Annotator’s Note: in Germany]. He was only there three days. He...
Dr. Roscoe Brown says that the scene in the film Red Tails where the pilots were standing on the air field doing a war...
When Edwin McAuliffe's brother went to sea his parents likely knew it was a dangerous time to be at sea but he did not...

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