World War II veterans discuss D-Day and their experience in the Normandy Invasion. Taken from the documentary Voices of the Veterans, this clip shows several U.S. veterans from a town in Virginia who were in the first wave to land on Omaha Beach.
A World War II veteran explains his time serving as well as what happened when he was captured as a prisoner of war. He narrowly escaped death several times and was treated even more unusually cruel in the war camps because he was Jewish.
A World War II veteran who served in France from 1944 until the conclusion of the war recalls his experiences. He discusses the hard times he went through such as sleeping in the freezing cold and not being able to shower for weeks.
A World War II veteran gives an account of various war stories including one in which his friend and peer gets caught in some trouble with a Japanese Marine as he courageously rushes to his friend’s aid.
Sergeant Glenn Frazier discusses his experience during the Battle of Bataan that ended on April 9, 1942, including a knife fight he had with an enemy solder and what it was like to be a captured soldier marching toward an unknown fate.