Personal/family relationships

The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Timeline is loading...
Robert Kelso was born in Bristow, Oklahoma. He lived up on a farm owned by his grandparents. A few years after he was...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins with Guarnere and the interviewer talking about previous interviews Guarnere has...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
[Annotators Note: Robert Williams is aWorld War 2 veteran of the 101st Airborne Division and jumped into Normandy in...
A great deal of camaraderie had been established in the unit, especially among the guys Fred Hirsekorn had been in the...
Sidney Philips remembers being in San Diego for two weeks [Annotators Note: after returning from his combat tour in the...
Robert Walter was born in 1922 in Seneca County, Ohio. His young years prior to entering the service were spent within...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
Roy Boreen was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1920. During the Great Depression, his father worked as a cement...
Russell Hoff was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania in October 1924.  After a year, the family moved to Willow Grove,...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was born in January 1923 in Pasadena, California. He was one of five children. Times were tough for...
George Morgan told his parents about his wartime experiences. He told them about being wounded in the invasion of...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Norman Hatch does not think of his experiences on Tarawa or Iwo Jima continuously. Rather, his experiences flood back...
William Curtis did not keep up with the other men on his boat after the war except the boatswain’s mate. He worked at a...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
Edward Tipper was a member of a military group that received a tremendous amount of recognition. He was 18 or 19 when...
Life in Hawaii was wonderful for Lydia Grant before the war. The island was at its pristine best at that time. Grant...
Abe Milkis was born in 15 January 1924 in Philadelphia. He had one brother and one sister. His brother, Harry, was a...
David Yoho was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in August 1928 and grew up in the inner city. He had two sisters....
James Livaudais was born in Jefferson Parish in Louisiana. He was one of eight children. There were six boys and two...
Fredrick Hollis was born in January 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. The Great Depression started in October 1929 and his...
Francis Dymnicki was born in Yonkers, New York and lived there for ten years during the Depression until his father...
John Howland was born in Casper, Wyoming in 1920. He can trace his ancestry back to the days of the Pilgrims. After...
John J. Witmeyer, known all his life as JJ, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1921. He lived in only two different...
Wallace Jeffery was born on 27 January 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa. He moved many times but by nine years of age, the...
Frank Mancuso was born and raised in the 9th ward of New Orleans and attended C.J. Colton High School. His father died...
Edgar Marion Cole was born in Dallas, Texas in 1925. His parents were poor and he had to help the family financially...
Charles Fitts Jr. was born in December 1924 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He lived there until he was about four years old....
[Annotators Note: The interview begins mid conversation but gets on track shortly after the initial conversation.] Tom...

Pages