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James Kemp McLaughlin returned home after the war and received a 30 day leave after which he reported to the...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
Robert Curl entered the Navy never having been very far from home. It was to be a different experience for him. He...
Vernon Alexander fought in the Muehlhausen combat. The fighting was hot and difficult. Climbach was another instance of...
David E. Olson was born in 1919 in Alburnett, Iowa. He was of Norwegian ancestry. He was born with a twin brother and...
Jack Brukman realized that there was nothing to do when he was off duty [Annotator's Note: while serving as a ground...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
Robert Gurr and those at Disneyland were struggling to survive the opening months of Disneyland. When summer ended and...
Joseph Rockforte knew he would soon be liberated when he heard the firing of guns getting closer. The Germans he worked...
Samuel Lombardo saw that life was getting tougher and tougher under Mussolini [Annotator's Note: Italian Fascist...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
John Alison was requested to pick up a P-40 [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft] and fly it to...
James Weller landed in North Africa on 9 November 1942 while the Vichy French were still in combat with the Americans...
Mahlen Arledge saw replacements come into his division in Leyte. [Annotator's Note: Arledge was a member Company K, 3rd...
David Olson left the European Theater as an S3 officer in charge of plans, training and gunnery. Not too many men in...
Robert Curl took part in Operation Tiger to practice landing operations at Slapton Sands in England. On the morning of...
James Gaffney experienced no problems with leaks on his PT Boat. The boat construction was tight enough that it did not...
James Gaffney discusses the details of the type of torpedo used on the PT Boat on which he was assigned as a crewman....
Dr. Kenneth Arrow shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. The prize had only been awarded for four...
Russell Gackenbach felt that Tibbets [Annotator's Note: retired USAF Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets] and crew number...
Dabney Montgomery remembers the night that Mount Vesuvius erupted [Annotator’s Note: he was serving with the Tuskegee...
Linda Hope saw the tremendous feelings her father had toward service people and those that worked so hard to give back...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
Mary Edwards saw the world change dramatically as a result of World War 2. It was important to all the nations of the...
Patrick Russell is not certain of the importance of teaching World War 2 history to the younger generation. He would be...
Frank Fontana was a supply sergeant [Annotator's Note: in the 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion]. He had access to...
Robert Gurr was hesitant to use the term genius in relation to Walt Disney. Disney had the DNA and the instinct to come...
Robert Gurr could see that Walt Disney was intimidating to certain people. Some of those people were very important...
Constance Negrotto worked at the huge facility built by Andrew Jackson Higgins at Michoud [Annotator’s Note: near New...