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Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp.  When a group of Americans killed a German...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
[Annotators Note: Charles Fitts served in the army in the mortar squad, 2nd Platoon, Company C, 66th Armored Infantry...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Tom Quigley remembers the inefficiencies of the Red Cross and its volunteers and the impractical attitude they took...
Olen Grant spent Christmas 1943 in a prison camp. For Grant, the holidays were just like any other day. Some of the...
James Livaudais remembers some of the men in his company who were not exactly the best soldiers. One was named James...
Interview begins with the interviewer stating that Senator Inouye is and always will be the most influential Japanese-...
They [Annotator's Note: the Japanese] let some of the Red Cross packages go to pot. They would put them in store house...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
They [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] had been given their parcels [Annotators Note: Red Cross...
To Edward LaPorta, everything in the camp [Annotators Note: Stalag III-B in Furstenberg, Germany] was in sad shape but...
Finally a jeep showed up with a lieutenant in it who told them [Annotators Note: David Dennis and his fellow POWs] when...
Leonard Spivey notes that the Germans managed to get all of the prisoners out before the Russians came. All of the...
John Noack got the emergency radio set up. Noack had a little difficulty getting everything set up. Noack got seasick...
Edward LaPorta and his fellow POWs got a lot of things done in the camp [Annotators Note: Stalag III-B in Fursetenberg...
Leonard Spivey was at the airfield for a few days. They were at the airfield on V-E Day. All hell was breaking loose on...
They also knew through a radio set that they had that the Rhine River was under siege. They were aware that the...
John Noack’s navigator wrote a letter home in code. Noack was allowed to write two letters home per month. They were...
Stalag Luft was for airmen only. Luft is the German word for air. There were 8000 or 10000 of them there. There were...
When Woods would go into Times Square young servicemen would give them trouble about why they weren't in the service....
Alexander Jefferson’s plane name was “Bubble Blue Subsoil” [Annotator’s Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
Leisey was sent to Pearl Harbor [Annotator’s Note: Hawaii] for surgery. They operated on his hand and back. It was a...
Tenney didn't feel that three rations of rice a day, at about four and a half ounces a ration, was good. He felt it was...
While Michael Doi was overseas his family and everyone he knew from Oxnard [Annotators Note: Oxnard, California] was...
Crismon and Malcolm Higgins talked over what they wanted to do. Higgins told him to go down to the back of the plane...
They were told that they had to march about 60 miles [Annotator’s Note: as American prisoners of war in Poland]. Corbin...
Alexander Jefferson came in the middle of the Tuskegee program. The first program was March 1942 and the last class was...
[Annotators Note: David Dennis served as a radio operator in Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st...
Galloway was able to write back home which was nice. Galloway's parents found out that he was in a POW camp because of...
They were warned by the American attaché to not attempt an escape from the jail [Annotator’s Note: in Spain] as he...
They were interrogated in Frankfurt. They were only supposed to tell them name, rank, and serial number. A German...
As the 6th Marines were going in [Annotator's Note: on Tarawa] on their Higgins boats [Annotator's Note: LCVPs, landing...
They had a point system [Annotator's Note: in regards to how soon 1 was discharged] depending on various factors like...
David Dennis was not there [Annotators Note: on a work detail from Stalag II-B] too long. He had a run in with one of...
Galloway was walking with his small band that was captured when they came to a hill. A German staff car pulled up and...

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