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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Arthur Killam was born in San Francisco and lived there until he was six years old when he moved to San Jose,...
Robert Kelso was born in Bristow, Oklahoma. He lived up on a farm owned by his grandparents. A few years after he was...
Jeannine Burk was liberated in 1944. Her mother retrieved her and brought her home. [Annotator's Note: Burk, a Jewish...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-conversation.] Herbert Heilbrun was waiting for his crew in Salt Lake City when...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Vincent Pale showing the interviewer a shadow box containing the...
Harley Reynolds served with the 1st Infantry Division from the time that he went in. He was in the 16th Infantry...
Barbara Heming obtained her MBA and got a job in wealth management on Wall Street. The bank she worked for is one of...
William Winter was born in 1923 in Grenada County, Mississippi. He came up during the depression on a cotton and cattle...
Joyce Leblanc said she usually went to school as normal. The teachers came to a point where they wouldn't even...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
Harold Whitaker went back to March Air Force Base [Annotator's Note: when he returned to the United States in December...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax returned to Hawaii, took advantage of the GI Bill and went to school. After he got home he...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
Paul Dietzel continued flying in civilian life after the war. When he would fly with the team, the pilots would...
Jack Houston returned to the United States around May 1946. He was discharged at the end of May or beginning of June in...
Emil Schoonejans was in Portsmouth, New Hampshire when the war ended. They had been sent back to the United States for...
For Allen Tillery, returning to civilian life was not much of an adjustment because it happened so fast. He thought for...
Freeman Dyson saw Albert Einstein while he was at Princeton [Annotator's Note: located in Princeton, New Jersey]....
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
For Vernon Leopold, being from a Jewish background was unpleasant in Germany as there had been latent anti-Semitism...
Richard Baile was given a rigid physical which was going well until they gave him the color blind test again. This time...
Delano Brister had a career in the United States Army. The Louisiana Maneuvers made a great impression on him. He...
John M. Roberts grew up wanting to go to school with his older brother so his mother lied to get him in. He caught up...
Norman Hatch, along with a group of other servicemen, boarded a train for Washington DC on a Sunday morning. Most of...
Byron Othello Wilkins was in a provisional regiment that did not have enough guns to go around. They were issued 1917...
On 6 August 1945, Gerald Abbenhaus was training with the 3rd Chemical Mortar Battalion north of Nuremburg, Germany. The...
Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
Recounting his experience in France after he was shot down, James Armstrong comments that the French people were very...
Murphy Burke made good, lasting friendships while in the Navy, and when he got out, he took advantage of the G.I. Bill...
After the war, Anthony Costa attended Junior College and Berkley [Annotator's Note: University of California at...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Moran several follow-up questions]. Moran was born in September 1925 and...
Byron Othello Wilkins, who goes by B.O. Wilkins, was named after his father. He grew up in northeast Arkansas in Luxora...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...

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