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Clinton E. Riddle was born in Loudon County, Tennessee in February 1921. He was the only child in his family and grew...
When William Goldsborough turned 18 in January 1944, he registered for the draft, and was allowed to finish out his...
Fred Hirsekorn was born in Schonlanke, Germany in May 1924. There were about five generations of Hirsekorns who were...
Eva Nathanson was born in January 1941 in Budapest, Hungary. Her mother is from the Jewish elite. Her grandfather spoke...
Harold DeForest fought in World War 2 because he loves this country and felt that it was worth fighting for. His...
Fred Bronfin was called to report to his local draft board to register. His blood pressure was high when he went in and...
Curtis Brooks went to Staten Island, New York then Wellsboro, Pennsylvania [Annotator's Note: after being liberated...
Harley Bridger entered the Army Air Corps in June 1943 at Camp Robinson in Little Rock [Annotator's Note: Little Rock,...
Mario DeCarlo was born Stamford, Connecticut in 1925. Even though he grew up during the Great Depression, he had a...
In the beginning of 1943, Ralph Crump's draft status required that his boss write a letter every six months to the...
Howard Warren Stokes was born in 1926 in Lodi, California and was an only child. His father supported his family during...
Harry Bell was born in May 1925 and grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He graduated high school in May 1943 and by...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins with interviewer introducing himself.] John Henry Mock was born in September 1925...
Walter Barnes was born in New Orleans and grew up on Webster Street in the Uptown neighborhood. Life was good for him....
Norris Bucksell was born in August 1921 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Valena C. Jones Elementary School. He...
Carl Landwehr was born in 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family never had a lot of money, but they never really...
Murray Stein moved to Florida in 1981 after working for the US Postal Service for 37 and a half years. He was 18 when...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with the interviewer and George Wichterich talking about a tank that was knocked out...
Virgil Faust was born in Windber, Pennsylvania, an old gold mining town. [Annotator's Note: Faust was born in August...
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Joseph Motil was deferred for six months and then went into the service on 22 January 1942. Motil was born on 24 July...
Lester Hull was born in Hartford, Connecticut in April 1920. He remembers the Great Depression well. Hull's father was...
Harold DeForest was born in March 1924 in Saint Catherine's, Canada. His mother brought him to the United States when...
[Annotator's Note: There is some informal talking between the interviewer and interviewee at the beginning of the tape...
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and lived there for the first 17 years of his life. Washington D.C. was...
From Hawaii, Walter Jacobs and his division went to Guam. One of their regiments, the 307th [Annotator's Note: 307th...
Omer Van Huylenbrouck was drafted. They gave him a heavy coat. He had tried for the ski troops. They were on their way...
Daniel Samuelson enlisted in the Army Air Corps and went to Texas for basic training. In high school, he did alright...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Carrel Reavis why he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, as a...
James Jeter worked for Higgins Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana. He welded on different vessels but did not know...
Simon Braitman went to Rochester [Annotator's Note: Rochester, New York] and entered high school right away. He...
Coming back to the United States was better than going over for William King. King did not like the regimentation of...
Robert Swan joined the Navy to avoid the draft. He was flying in Missoula where was going to school. He only had a year...
Ernest Jackson feels it is important for children to learn about World War 2. Each war is different. World War 2 was...
When the Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7...
While in Manila, Wim de Jonge was ordered to return to the Dutch Army to fight an uprising in the Dutch East Indies....

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