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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...
Robert Lowe was born in Hutton, Louisiana in July 1922. He worked his way through high school during the Great...
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...
Richard Lockhart remembers the destruction and suffering of Europe as his most memorable experience during his service...
James Salerno believes that World War 2 made him a better person. It made him feel lucky to be alive. He feels like it...
Dracos Burke said he always wanted to be in the military, war or no war. Beginning when he was 17, he participated...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
John Nicholas fought in World War 2 because the guys before him had signed up so he had to do so also. He had to fight...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow sees the most important lesson of World War 2 as it is related to the costliness of war. War can be...
Robert Curl was proud of his service in the Navy and loved the food except for C rations. During the D-Day invasion,...
Olin Tisdale had a brother in the Army and a cousin in the Air Force at the same time he was in the military, but the...
Martin Sklar feels his legacy with Disney is that he hired and trained many of the key people in the current...
Edward Bale became a Vice President of a Dallas banking firm following his retirement from the Marine Corps. The...
The most dangerous time William Blackwood can remember during his service was when he was in London during the V-1 and...
David Yoho was on a fleet oiler in World War 2. The ship took on fuel sometimes from a fuel barge in order to refuel...

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