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Norman Neste had no preconceived ideas of what the German military would be like. Once he had encountered them, he...
Chris Carawan said the Americans were not prepared for what happened in Belgium. They didn't have food, they lived on K...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
After his return [Annotator's Note: from a convoy run to Russia], Jennings Paul Hill, Sr. took some time off and then...
Dale Peterson served on two different cruisers, the USS San Diego (CL-53) and the USS San Juan (CL-54). His battle...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded above the city on...
By December 1944, Roger Bowers and his unit [Annotator's Note: 103rd Medical Battalion, 28th Infantry Division] had...
When the war ended, Carl Marca was in Finschhafen, New Guinea. As a mail censor, he would cut an envelope open on the...
John Kerner was in Nancy, France and there was a lot of fighting going on. Not far from the front line, there was a USO...
The Army was in charge of the Fiji station where Ted Wiebe's group was being held, and although they clothed and fed...
In later years, Erwin Blonder met some of the Medal of Honor recipients from the 36th [Annotator's Note: 36th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Campbell about pay. He explains the lengthy process for getting paid.]...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] loaded their equipment on...
According to Winchell [Annotator's Note: Walter Winchell, syndicated American newspaper gossip columnist], Hearst [...
After spending months trying to kill Japanese, Oran Harris now had to live with them. He felt sorry for the civilians,...
After receiving his commission, Edward Grant worked in Florida as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress...
Vernon Leopold and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
Pearson Riddle has received continuous medical care for some of his postwar medical problems induced by his prisoner of...
Harold Lightell served in Belgium after the war as part of the occupation force. The people were wonderful to the...
Abe Milkis took a train home from New York. [Annotator’s Note: he arrived in New York after he returned from Europe...
John DuBose had eight months of back pay when he departed the SS Frenchtown. He was concerned that he would be robbed...
John Campbell stopped in Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] for orders. From there they went to a holding area...
Michael Linquata was careful to tend to his wounded as they were marched into a barn that was used by the Germans to...
Richard Boyd was wounded on 22 January [Annotator's Note: 22 January 1945]. His Purple Heart was awarded for frozen...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Kiefer was assigned to a Radiological Cleanup detail on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands while...
Arthur Davis said former President George W. H. Bush was pulled out of the drink and stayed on his carrier [Annotator's...
Morton Brooks was hospitalized and debriefed in England, and was in the U.K. when victory in Europe was declared. He...
From that point on Robert Max became somewhat delirious. He was taken to a field hospital where doctors were working...
Joseph Daquarna sailed the small submarine tender USS Greenlet (ASR-10) to China and then to the West Coast where he...
Vernon Alexander feels The National WWII Museum is important. He has made four trips to the Museum and brought his...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] John Ryan knows that over time, things changed for...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
Even with his hearing difficulties, Robert Dickinson still jumps when loud noises go off, in just the way he did when...
Walter Broll and the Grace Abbott left Bari the day after the attack. It appeared that the Abbott may have been the...
One morning, Richard Thelen saw a plane fly over him and he knew that he was about to be rescued [Annotator's Note: USS...

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