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Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
[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...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
Norman Riggsby was drafted. He then went to an examination. Afterward, he went to a reception center in Michigan. From...
Walter Halloran had never thought about joining the military until the attack on Pearl Harbor. He knew no one who had...
Jack Carver began his basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. An accelerated training went on there to teach...
John McConn experienced German machine gun fire at the battle of Saint- Dié. The enemy fired their guns at the...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
John Howland and his B-17 bomber crewmates were assigned to the 381st Bomb Group based at Ridgewell, England. They...
[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...
Walter Halloran landed in a small English town with his company and their equipment in preparation for the invasion [...
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...
Robert Fisch witnessed the German occupation of Hungary in March 1944. The rationale for the move was that the...
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
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-...
When Henry Malec arrived at the 100th General Hospital, he was laid on the floor [Annotator's Note: Malec had been...
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...
William Rupp was trained to maintain, repair, and operate IBM machines by the Navy. He also attended night school...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
A regular day for Gabriel Spinelli started early, and was usually spent driving the lines to check wires and repeater...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
Blanche Gangwere received a leave to go to Paris. She did not have to wear her uniform during that time. She wore...
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...

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