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[Annotator's Note: Joyce Sherman completed Nurses training and enlisted in the Army on 1 June 1943.] It was wartime and...
[Annotator's Note: William King was trained to repair and maintain communications equipment at Camp Crowder, Missouri...
John Symons started out with P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft]. Chennault [Annotator's...
Richard Scholl was in basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas. Training was not bad. It was bad doing jungle training in...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
During Operation Varsity [Annotator's Note: Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945, Wesel, Germany], the glider pilots of one...
Blanche Gangwere received a leave to go to Paris. She did not have to wear her uniform during that time. She wore...
When John Morrow was not flying missions, he looked forward to getting 48 hour passes. He would go into London, England...
Darrell Welch went to El Paso [Annotator's Note: El Paso, Texas] to get his physical. He went to Fort Bliss [Annotator'...
When the war started, Arthur Frongello was still in high school, but joined the Navy anyway. When he left the Navy,...
After being discharged in August 1946, Harry McKnight went home and enrolled in the University of Ohio [Annotator's...
The war ended in Europe, but a lot of people were being shipped out to prepare for an invasion of Japan. Arnold Debrick...
Arles J. Doss returned to Europe twice. He visited Italy and Germany on one trip. In the Black Forest [Annotator's Note...
John Kerner was in London, England for about ten days. He was on leave and only had to report back when the ship was to...
Timothy Mahoney kept up with his friends for some time after the war. One of his friends became a doctor. Another man...
Ralph Marcarelli had his best experience back in the United States when he entered Seattle [Annotator's Note: Seattle,...
Irma Darphin was in Rennes, France when her brother looked her up. He was a captain in the 156th Infantry National...
James B. Jones started working for the Graves Registration Program. He went all over Europe looking for dead soldiers...
After the war was over, John Hever was sent into Shanghai, China. He said he went into the city a couple of times and...
Following the war's conclusion, Claude Taylor sailed aboard LSM-352 [Annotator's Note: LSM stands for Landing Ship,...
[Annotator's Note: The video cuts in and out and is hard to hear at times. Questions and answers are often...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert was sent overseas. His passage lasted four days then he landed in Casablanca [Annotator'...
John Campbell stopped in Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] for orders. From there they went to a holding area...
Burt Richard Sadler was born in the suburbs of London in Hounslow, Middlesex [Annotator's Note: England]. His...
Nelson Constant was born in December 1914 in Bayou Buff, Louisiana. He remembers a soldier that came back from World...
James Sandoz was born in New Iberia, Louisiana in January 1924. His father was a farmer. They did not have electricity...
Edward Stone was aboard the Pyro [Annotator's Note: USS Pyro (AE-1)] and found the ship had good cooks. That was...
Leon Griffith was born in Magee, Mississippi but raised in Monticello [Annotator's Note: Monticello, Mississippi] on a...
John Symons was born in Calumet, Michigan in July 1915. He graduated from Calumet High School. He moved to Detroit [...
There were only a couple of hundred other American prisoners with Joseph DeMott on the island of Java, mostly off the...
Norman Bussel had to bail out of his Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress over Berlin, Germany. He and 65 other prisoners...
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...
Joseph Pocoroba went to Columbia, South Carolina for basic training. He found it easy. When he first went in, he had KP...
When hostilities ended, Irwin Schneider was sent up to the Philippine Islands. It was in the Philippines that he was...
Melvin Dahlberg's first time abroad was in Italy which was very rundown. The local people were begging for food. He...

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