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Gerard V. Radice and the 7th Infantry Division left the Philippines to invade Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan...
Harry McKnight arrived at Sugar Loaf Hill [Annotator's Note: a part of the Japanese defensive line known as the Shuri...
After doing shore duty for a couple weeks, Lincoln Grahlfs was transferred to Guam [Annotator’s Note: Northern Marianas...
The B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] bomber crews typically did not fly every day;...
James "Jim" Marshall and his unit [Annotator's Note: 499th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing, 20th Air Force]...
Charles Graves Chauncey did very few daylight missions and during those missions he would fly low. Most of his daylight...
Irwin Stovroff and about 200 or so Jewish POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] had been separated by their German...
Alvin Barnes heard an interesting story of a man who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings [...
Russell Gackenbach was a member in one of the 15 crews officially assigned to the 509th, 393rd Bomb Squad [Annotator's...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the Army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
Donald C. Morrison and his company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry...
John Elliott felt that the B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] was an excellent...
Lloyd Duncan was quartered in Oceana, Virginia. They reported in every day and flew missions when ordered to. Three...
[Annotator's Note: David Oreck served in the US Army Air Forces as a navigator on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very...
[Annotator's Note: There is a sound of a clock ticking in the background]. Chester Sharp and his crew dropped food...
In Benjamin Bederson's estimation, his experience at Los Alamos, New Mexico, qualified him as a physicist. He worked...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks historian George Will about the Four Freedoms speech, the 1941 State of the...
Paul Amrod joined the Army because his siblings had set the example, and his love of country obliged him to do his part...
Not long after the Germans surrendered, Albert Hatala's battalion [Annotator's Note: Hatala was a member of...
Robert Wolf went into Cologne [Annotator's Note: Cologne, or Koln, Germany]. It was a desert. There was a lot that was...
Joe Morris and his unit [Annotator's Note: 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were part of the...
The USS Champion (AM-314) moved to the Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] area, and Elmer Spraker said it was...
After arriving in the Ruhr Valley, they [Annotator's Note: Raymond Mabarac and his fellow soldiers in Company H, 2nd...
John Morrow was very angry about the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor so he joined the Army. It was a done deal...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Russell Mayeur returned home between his second and third voyages as a Merchant Mariner. He and his fiancée were...
James Born remarked on his feelings of the Japanese during World War 2. He had a very low opinion of the Japanese...
For Robert Fitz, it was an honor to serve three years in combat areas, and is grateful that he lived through it. He...
Following their liberation, Glen Jostad and over 100,000 other POWs were gather together and eventually flown out for...
Robert Huber and the rest of his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
One day in late 1945 Allen Tillery was called in to the office of the colonel and informed that his application for the...
Robert Liles attributes his success as a fighter pilot to the leadership he had in China from the general [Annotator's...
Forrest Villarrubia found the weather on Guam to be beautiful while he was stationed there after his tour in Leyte. The...
They [Annotator's Note: Pedro Parra and the rest of the 854th Engineer Aviation Battalion] left Kwajalein [Annotator's...
When Noah Lewis got to Hawaii, there was only one hotel near Waikiki Beach [Annotator's Note: Honolulu, Hawaii], but he...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts at tape break and the conversation is mid-sentence about Frank Purvis' new baby...

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