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Melvin Dahlberg finds it hard to point to one experience from the war that is the most memorable. The blast that...
On his second day in France, Henry Feldman saw his captain and a private killed in action. He was nearby when it...
Jack Dye [Annotator's Note: as a crewman aboard the USS LSM-232] landed at various islands both during the battles...
Oran Harris maintains that after having walked for 67 days, 2,000 people from the Bataan Death March were transferred...
Richard H. Kerr was headed towards the Pacific Theater in World War 2 with an LCT [Annotator's Note: Landing Craft,...
Vernon Cummings' first battle station [Annotator's Note: aboard USS Indiana (BB-58)] was below deck in the powder room...
James Billingsley was on the line and he had fired his rifle so much that he could not touch it due to the heat. The...
William McCool and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry...
When they started moving east from Hoffen [Annotator's Note: Höfen, Germany], Phillip Candella said the 99th [Annotator...
William Cart switched from SB2Cs [Annotator's Note: Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, or Curtiss A-25 Shrike, dive bomber] to...
[Annotator's Note: The audio and video freeze throughout this clip.] Leo Bednarczyk's first combat experience was at...
Before entering the military, Thomas J. Bostick received some training by a World War 1 veteran while in high school....
Alton Barnes arrived by ship in the Philippines and was sent by railcar into the jungles immediately. They had been...
Stewart Bass was excited and nervous to fly his first combat mission. He soon calmed down, followed his training and...
Lloyd Guillory had two eventful missions he would never forget. On a mission before he reached Ie-Shima, Guillory flew...
Rivers Richardson King was assigned to Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 233 (VMSB-233) and headed to Guadalcanal [...
David T. Morgenthaler returned to the United States at the end of the war with Europe. He had a 45 day leave [Annotator...
John L. Cowan went on active duty in February or March 1945. He was at MIT [Annotator's Note: Massachusetts Institute...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
While Armiger Jagoe was based in Corsica, he took advantage of every R...
By the time the United States dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Robert Leese had completed his...
Thomas Ard Sylvest landed on Iwo Jima, Japan shortly after the United States had secured the island. His squadron [...
Freeman Dyson was not involved with the Manhattan Project. He was totally surprised at the dropping of the atomic bombs...
Roy H. Matsumoto saw the city of Hiroshima [Annotator's Note: Hiroshima, Japan] after the war. It was flattened and...
Charles Brightman Skinner was born in May 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida. He had an older brother who served in World...
Wallace Yip, Sr. was in basic training at Camp Claiborne [Annotator's Note: Camp Claiborne, Rapides Parish, Louisiana...
David Verlander was given leave, and he went home to his family in New Orleans, Louisiana, after which he began a four...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Kiefer was assigned to a Radiological Cleanup detail on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands while...
After Stanley Jack Birnbaum arrived in England, he sailed across the English Channel and arrived in France a few days...
Gustave Heinecke's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LCS(L)(3)–1] progressed from Boston, through the Panama Canal, to...
At Camp Crowder [Annotator's Note: in Neosho, Missouri], Lester Caplan was originally trained as a radio repairman, but...
Phyllis Lenhard grew up in the Detroit area, and she noticed that it changed during the war. The population increased,...
Benjamin Bederson's first job at Los Alamos, New Mexico was exploding steel tubes using a primer cord and strain gauges...
Keith Kiefer is the National Commander of the National Association of Atomic Veterans. He has the experience of the...
There were usually 24 planes in James Bazet's squadron [Annotator's Note: Marine Fighting Squadron 223 (VMF-223)], and...
Angelo Ciotta was shot in the leg and evacuated to an Army hospital in Guam. He spent ten days there and then went to...

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