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Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Basil Woolf experienced the buzz bomb [Annotator's Note: German V-1 rocket bomb] attacks perpetrated by Germany on...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
Jack Leaming arrived in Tokyo after the Japanese surrender and was put aboard a hospital ship. They were stripped naked...
After some time in Melbourne, Edmund Durocher and the other Marines [Annotator's Note: of the 1st Marine Division] were...
Robert Liles attributes his success as a fighter pilot to the leadership he had in China from the general [Annotator's...
Wallace Jeffery and the 300 or so troops in his unit got together after Paris. [Annotator’s Note: the unit was the...
Benjamin Carson received ten days leave after the Makin Island raid. He was billeted at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in...
Walt Disney always challenged Robert Gurr with multiple projects. Even though Gurr was heavily involved in the Carousel...
When Edward Chinnis reported aboard the ship [Annotator's Note: USS Dorchester (APB-46)], there was a third class...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Hoff served in the Navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on Douglas SBD Dauntless...
John LeBure worked on the PT [Annotator's Note: Patrol Torpedo] boats that were constructed by Higgins Industries. They...
John LeBure began working with the Higgins company while the 37 foot boats with a bow [Annotator’s Note: the Higgins...
When they [Annotator's Note: George McGovern and the men on his aircrew] got back to the field they realized they had...
Jack Carver had some rotten adventures during the war. There were two particularly bad ones. As he approached a...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
Monty Joe Boitnott loaded transports with over 250,000 prisoners. Some of the prisoners were kept in North Africa for...
Louis Conter arrived in San Francisco after his voyage from Hawaii. He took a train trip to Pensacola, Florida during...
Eugene DiSabatino was born in 1922 in Wilmington, Delaware. He grew up and attended school there. His family owned an...
Blanche Gangwere was 26 and over the minimum age of 24 when she joined the Red Cross [Annotator's Note: American Red...
John Nicholas experienced Japanese suicide attacks on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Gayety (AM-239)]. A wooden...
George Joseph Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) were first attacked by Japanese suicide aircraft in the Lingayen...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow learned from Alfred Tarski that although most of the RAND Corporation colleagues used game theories...
Clyde East was in Japan flying missions over Korea three or four weeks after the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. He...
Bernard Marcus was in the army reserves during the Korean War. He was not called up for active duty. The Defense...
In late April 1944 they [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] were put on...
[Annotators Note: George Wichterich served as a platoon sergeant in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry...
On Guadalcanal, Ira Schilling and Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment faced some enemy air raids and naval...
In Iraq, John Alison spotted a B-25 [Annotator's Note: North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber] flying overhead. He...
Wesley Trindal had dreams about the war. He would dream that he was in it again and would keep the barracks awake while...
Mahlen Arledge left Peleliu after the battle for the island was won. His company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd...
Cleston Stell saw that Germans had mixed feelings toward to the advancing Americans. The 80th Infantry Division took...
Russell Hoff never thought he would die in a prisoner of war camp. There was a secret crystal radio kept in the POW...
While James Newsom was aboard the Cole [Annotator's Note: USS Cole (DD-155)], he slept back aft by the engineers. That...
Donald Scholle was responsible on his submarine [Annotator's Note: USS Spadefish (SS-411)] for manning the conning...

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