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The young George Morgan enjoyed baseball as a fan and player. In 1942 or 1943, Branch Rickey became general manager of...
Anthony Costa was born in Concord, California in January 1920. At the time, Concord was a small farm town. His father...
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
Gus Gikas considered enlistment to be good for him. Being an amateur radio operator, Gikas could fix just about any...
Donald Joseph Scholle was born in New York City in July 1923. He served in both World War 2 and the Korean War. Before...
Opal James Grapes was born in Franklin County, Virginia in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She grew up on a farm...
George Joseph Bertucci was born in July 1925 in New Orleans and was raised there. His mother passed when he was three...
Robert Hammond was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1926. His father was a postal worker and his mother a...
Robert Lewis Curl was born in 1925 in Warrior, Alabama. He had two brothers and one sister. All his siblings were...
John McConn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923. Raised during the Great Depression, McConn's father was an accountant...
Troy Earl Edwards and his twin sister were born in November 1925 in Scott, Arkansas. His younger sister was born two...
James Melvin Crane was born in Conehatta, Mississippi in Newton County. At 15 pounds, he was the largest baby boy in...
Frank Fontana was born in St. Louis, Missouri in August 1922. He grew up in St. Louis. He had one brother who was two...
Harold Eugene "Hal" Joslin was born in 1918 in Port Angeles or Sequim, Washington. He was born and raised on a dairy...
Patrick Russell was born in Minneapolis in 1919. His wife was born there as well. He attended 14 different schools...
Francis Dymnicki was born in Yonkers, New York and lived there for ten years during the Depression until his father...
C. Charles Collie, Jr. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1922 and grew up there. He left in 1940 to enroll in the...
Walter Halloran was born on 25 August 1923 in Chatfield, Minnesota. Growing up on his family’s farm was extremely...
Robert Oplinger was born in August 1925 and grew up in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his life. He remembers the...
Sherwin Callander was born in June 1920, the first of three boys, in Vancouver, Canada, but grew up in Oakland,...
Moses Hogan was born in Brookstown, Louisiana in November 1921, the second of four children. His father worked for the...
Ray Felts was born in Cameron, Oklahoma in September 1926, the eldest of three children. He was 15, and on a double-...
Astley Blackwell, Jr. was born in Birmingham, Alabama in April 1925. During the depression his family lived with his...
By the end of the war, Perry Smith's father had been assigned as the operations officer for the US Military Government...
On 10 June 1942 Sidney LaPook graduated from NYU Dental College. He became engaged to his future wife that same day. At...
Charles Murray is a retired US Army Colonel. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1921. His mother was from Maryland....
Clayton Fisher planned to join the Army Air Corps until a friend of his joined the Navy as an aviator. Fisher applied...
Robert L. Williams was amazed that he was able to find his friend Joe's grave. Williams had Joe's Army serial number...
Catherine Long had her most memorable experience in World War II when the armistice was signed. She served because of...
The time came when Anthony Acevedo had to leave home and join the Army. The American Embassy kept close tabs on them [...
As the war was coming to an end, Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...