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[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
Madeleine Peters remembers the Allies landing in France [Annotator's Note: The Normandy D-Day invasion began the...
John McConn experienced German machine gun fire at the battle of Saint- Dié. The enemy fired their guns at the...
[Annotator's Note: Lauren Swinney was a student at Northwestern University and worked as an entertainer for troops...
Lauren Swinney went to Northwestern University. The nuns had taught her to type when she was in boarding school and...
George Harrison Linker, Jr. was born in 1926 in Dover, Arkansas. He was the youngest of three siblings. Neither his...
Lauren Swinney was born in LaSalle, Illinois and grew up in Gary, Indiana. During that time, Gary had the Carnegie...
Darold Rice says that soon after he was retired from the war and was taken to a hospital in Luxembourg. He ate, slept,...
Luna Kaufman had no difficulties after the war with nightmares. She was fortunate. She never felt that she was...
Kauffman gave George Morgan a 60 day leave upon their return home. [Annotator’s Note: Commander Draper L. Kauffman,...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
Lauren Swinney always had at least three occupations at the same time. She wanted to learn everything and do everything...
Judith Baron and her family lived in a nice apartment in a mixed neighbor in Hungary. The landlady was not Jewish, but...
Linda Hope could not select one single favorite item of recognition given to her father [Annotator’s Note: Linda Hope...
Murray Glass was drafted and sent to the Fort Dix, New Jersey reception center for a few weeks. He then went to the...
John McConn arrived after Munich and the nearby terrible death camp had been captured and cleaned up. [Annotator’s Note...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
Joy Skelton had unidentifiable nightmares during 9-11 [Annotator's Note: the terrorist attacks on the United States on...
John McConn and Ganyo were given the duty of guarding a bridge. [Annotator’s Note: the spelling of Ganyo’s name is not...
Murray Glass had a resentful band master who took offense at Glass not playing the French horn according to his MOS [...
Linda Hope saw the tremendous feelings her father had toward service people and those that worked so hard to give back...
Madeleine Peters discovered going to the store without having to stand in lines was one of the first noticeable changes...
Roy Boreen felt that World War 2 did not change his values in life although the war did have an impact on his life...
Abe Milkis returned to his Company as a bazooka man who was assisted by a loader. [Annotator’s Note: Milkis had...
James understands that movies are made so people think they are interesting. He understands that Hollywood adds its own...
They ended up at Camp Custer. DeMers had been getting promoted this entire time. He made 1st Sergeant by 1940. They...
The Chandler [Annotator's Note: USS Chandle (DD-206)] had 4 stacks and had torpedo tubes and 4 inch guns. Baptiste...
Inouye helped liberate a village as well. One of the churches in the village had a high steeple. He asked the priest if...
Manfred Klepper and his mother got off the airplane and entered the Moscow terminal [Annotator's Note: they had...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
70.Photograph. Lt. General Mark Clark with comedian and USO entertainer Joe E. Brown and six unidentified servicemen....
24th General Hospital tennis courts. "Tennis courts 24th G.H. Florence." Florence, Italy. Circa September 1944
Photograph. A boat on a river in Burma flies a British flag as two other boats race to reach it in 1944.
Photograph. A comically dressed US serviceman dips a female performer during a dance at the Abilene, Texas air field. A...

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