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Harold Bergbower retired from the Air Force after 30 years of service. He enjoyed playing golf. He went to work at the...
James White obtained a different outlook on life as a result of the war. He knew he had to pursue an education. He...
Warren Schmitt had negative feelings about the Japanese before and during the war. The kamikazes had no respect for...
Stanley Wolczyk knew that the Japanese soldiers he encountered [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Attu] were doing...
William Hussey feels World War 2 is still relevant today because it was an outstanding example of how the United States...
Robert Fisch does not feel that Eichmann [Annotator's Note: Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann] originally...
Jack Taylor has lived in a great period of American history. He has had a happy life with a wonderful family and good...
more missions after D-Day and then returned to the United States. He was in Milwaukie on V-E Day and in Louisiana when...
Max Finesmith was a disciplined young man before his service. He worked through the Depression and at one time his...
Jack Skaggs was changed by World War 2. He was just a boy when he entered the United States Marine Corps, but he had no...
Francis Higgins feels that the PT boat restoration by the Museum is wonderful. [Annotator's Note: The Higgins built PT-...
Delano Brister has had a fun run. Although he does not miss the uniform, he does not regret a bit. The soldiers laid...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Hoff served in the Navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on Douglas SBD Dauntless...
Carl Landwehr has no secrets about his war service. He never saw any of the concentration camps. He had rumors of them...
Daniel J. Lennon's father had cancer so he received special permission to see him before he died. In November 1944,...
Earl Williams returned from overseas where he had been in charge of aircraft disposition for the Pacific area. Assigned...
Only two of them were assigned to capital ships [Annotator's Note: after graduating from the US Naval Academy] and both...
Fred Hirsekorn had been assigned a Buck Rogers tank. The Buck Rogers tank was an experimental tank with 60 four and a...
Enrique Cervantes has often spoken at schools since his retirement. He enjoys speaking to groups. He has authored an...
While at NASA [Annotator's Note: National Aeronautics and Space Administration], Harry Carlson had an opportunity to go...
The factory's [Annotator's Note: the General Motors Company plant in Newark, New Jersey where Marie Rankart worked]...
Cleveland Peterson made the trip home aboard a Liberty ship. He had flown to Calcutta first, then rode a British train...
Charles Radford was put in a tent with a bunch of wounded guys after the surgery [Annotator's Note: after being wounded...
Following the surrender of Germany, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion was assigned to occupation...
Bernard Marcus left Germany at the end of September or the beginning of October 1946. He landed at Staten Island where...
Norman Riggsby returned to the United States through New York and Camp Kilmer. It was great. He went to Michigan even...
Van Barfoot has returned to Italy and France, but not back to Vietnam. He went all over France and Germany. He returned...
Tom Quigley remembers how after the war ended, they were able to drive with the lights on their cars turned on. On his...
Isabella Karle said that certain measures were taken to insure against radiation sickness, including the daily...
James Ramage was not pleased with the results [Annotator's Note: the results of the US Navy's attack on the Japanese...
Russell Gackenbach participated in the dropping of the second atomic bomb. On that mission, he was the navigator on the...
John E. Johnson's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Liddle (APD-60)] stayed in China for a few weeks, mostly for rest and...
Robert Murphy served in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. He was a pathfinder and had...
Schmedemann was born in Junction City, Kansas where he grew up and attended high school. He went to Kansas State...
The Laffey [Annotator's Note: US Navy destroyer USS Laffey, DD-724] had new radar and sonar equipment and that put the...
Vejtasa and the interviewer are getting acquainted and set out how the interview will be conducted. The interviewer...

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