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Calvin Barrick grew up on a farm. He had four brothers and one sister but two of his brothers have died. Barrick was...
Patrick Russell made the reports on the 20 or 25 accidents sustained by aircraft in January [Annotator's Note: 1945]....
Burton Johnson was transferred from New Guinea to Biak and then to the lower part of the Philippines after it was...
Isabella Karle's research involved isolating a purer form of plutonium. The laboratory was getting the oxide from Oak...
Herman Prager witnessed the end of the war while on Midway Island. Following Midway, he sailed to Pearl Harbor for rest...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
Cyril Buchert saw the Japanese envoys coming into the surrender program [Annotator's Note: in Tokyo Bay on 2 September...
Two days after the surrender [Annotator's Note: the formal Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945], C....
James Marks was stationed in the Great Lakes [Annotator's Note: Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago, Illinois]...
Returning from overseas where he had been in charge of Air Force maintenance instructors, Eben Smith recaps...
Harry Carlson used the G.I. Bill to go to Virginia PolyTech [Annotator's Note: Virginia Polytechnic Institutein...
Alton Barnes spent about three months in Japan performing occupation duty following World War 2. His main function was...
H. Lloyd Wilkerson became Chief of Staff of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, which he called a real change of pace. He...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
Calvin Barrick was transferred to the USS Searaven (SS-196) which was an older submarine based out of Pearl Harbor. He...
Joseph Daquarna learned about the USS Missouri (BB-63) going to Tokyo Bay for the surrender ceremony following the end...
Harold Bergbower stayed in the Air Force full time after World War 2. He went to Chanute Field in Illinois and took...
Hans Courant and the others went back to Los Alamos where he was told that he would be released to go back to college....
Earl Tweed spent time in England before the invasion. His company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th...
James Armstrong was born in Bradenton, Florida and attended high school there [Annotator's Note: he doesn't specify his...
Joseph Krause was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1923. He recalls an enjoyable childhood where he played games, sports...
Tony Schneider was from Hillsboro, Missouri, and he attended college at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He...
Admiral Robert B. Fulton was born in December 1910 in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Washington, D.C. He went to...
Combat cameraman Norman Hatch was only about a quarter of a mile away from the mountain top [Annotator's Note: Mount...
Joseph Pocoroba went to Columbia, South Carolina for basic training. He found it easy. When he first went in, he had KP...
Joseph Brannan returned to Melville, Rhode Island as a PT boat instructor [Annotator's Note: at the Motor Torpedo Boat...
After Charles Littig reached Pearl Harbor, his boat was unloaded. [Annotator's Note: At this time, Littig was the...
Billy Grieves watches movies like Run Silent, Run Deep religiously. He feels that they are more Hollywood than reality...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
In the mid to late May 1944, John Sacks was sent to England with Aerial Transport Command, ATC [Annotators Note: Air...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Edgar Cole if he felt serving in the Marine Corps prepared him for the rest of...
Josephine Pescatore would do it all again tomorrow if she had the same kind of troops, which she is sure they are....
The sole duty of Clyde East and his squadron during the Battle of the Bulge was to perform reconnaissance flights in...
Freeman Dyson feels that the atomic bomb and the consequential generation of nuclear power were the most important...
Walter Halloran was unaware that Time magazine had published an article in 1944 about the 165th [Annotator’s Note: the...
James Salerno believes that World War 2 made him a better person. It made him feel lucky to be alive. He feels like it...

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