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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...
Seymour Mermelstein attended basic training in Miami Beach, Florida. He was then sent to automotive school. He went to...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-conversation.] Herbert Heilbrun was waiting for his crew in Salt Lake City when...
George Allen was sent to Lincoln, Nebraska to train on the Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombers with Combat...
[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...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
Joyce Leblanc said she usually went to school as normal. The teachers came to a point where they wouldn't even...
There wasn't enough room in any of the family's homes for Fred Manasse and his brother, so it fell to the JCCA [...
After finishing Army Air Forces basic training in Miami Beach, Florida, William Ebersole was sent to Nashville,...
John Kerner heard of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor while he was walking down the street and overheard it. He and...
John Bellecci completed engineering training at Clemson [Annotator’s Note: Clemson College in South Carolina]. He...
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
Joseph DeMott eventually lost track of the friends he made in the prison camps on Java. One of the men, who had part of...
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...
James Thomas Womack's ship [Annotator's Note: USS St. Louis (CL-49)] was on patrol duty until they were able to get...
Once the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor died down, Walter Oka and his siblings continued to watch the goings on for a...
Alton Barnes loves the United States and its freedoms. Freedom is the most important thing in this country. He decided...
Alton Barnes established the Alabama National Guard officer candidate school, OCS, in 1956. The leadership of the...
Freeman Dyson saw Albert Einstein while he was at Princeton [Annotator's Note: located in Princeton, New Jersey]....
John Campbell says that America won the war and lost the peace. We were out-negotiated by Churchill [Annotator's Note:...
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...

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