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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Irving Becker was assigned to Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force. A book...
After the war, Wesley Fronk was accepted to the University of California, Berkeley. A friend of his worked for the Vega...
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...
Darrell Welch returned to the 4th Air Force in San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California], and was...
Rosette Goldstein was taught to not talk to others while she was sheltered by the Martin family in France during the...
Charles Kneflin was born in December 1923 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He had a very nice childhood. His mother was a home...
Jeannine Burk was liberated in 1944. Her mother retrieved her and brought her home. [Annotator's Note: Burk, a Jewish...
After training at Camp Shelby [Annotator's Note: near Hattiesburg, Mississippi], Roy H. Matsumoto heard rumors of a...
Thomas W. Gillette moved from Bath, Maine to Hawaii [Annotator's Note: in 1940 to live with his sister, Lydia Grant...
Ora Hicks treated injured soldiers using physiotherapy [Annotator's Note: disease treatment by means other than drugs...
Seymour Mermelstein attended basic training in Miami Beach, Florida. He was then sent to automotive school. He went to...
Lloyd Geist was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] in July 1921. His family moved to Houma...
[Annotator’s Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were reunited with their parents in April 1945 after hiding from the Nazis...
George Joseph Sullivan spent six months in a hospital at home after he got back. The diet was one of the bad things. He...
[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...
[Annotator's Note: William Nesser was in training aboard a commercial transport vessel when the Japanese attacked Pearl...
John Caudle did not have a lot of notice when he was called to active duty. He came home after work one Friday and had...
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,...
All of the training Walter "Babe" Gantz received was compressed. After joining the 95th Medical Battalion in early...
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...
Walter Sapp went to Camp Walter, Texas for basic training. He did not want to be drafted and did not want to go into...
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...
On the day after V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], John Wicklund and a friend went to...

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