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Robert Liles contracted amoebic dysentery in China and was sent to a hospital in India. He flew back to his base in a...
William Epperson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS George Gayle after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It...
Harold Berkman fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The battle lasted from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. [...
Edwin Knight spent four months in New Zealand learning to be a medic. He learned to give plasma, bandage wounds, and...
Russell Mayeur left New Orleans for St. Petersburg, Florida to train for the Merchant Marine. He had no problem with...
After induction, Jack Barnes went to Camp Howze in Gainesville, Texas for nine months of training. He trained in...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...
Around Christmas [Annotator's Note: Christmas 1944], Charles Murray learned that people in the hospital were being sent...
John Raaen saw an unbelievable number of ships on the morning of D-Day. There were thousands of ships all spaced apart...
Harry Carlson finished his training in Great Bend, Kansas [Annotator's Note: Great Bend Army Air Field in Great Bend,...
Joseph LaNier exited San Francisco toward Pearl Harbor. Everything that LaNier saw when he went into the Navy was new...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
Robert Marovelli was born in May 1925 in Lafferty, Ohio. His father, a coal miner, moved his wife and four children to...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...
John S. LeBure was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1919. Having experienced the Great Depression, he learned...
Theodore Warren Wessen was born in May 1925 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father, uncle and two other men ran an...
Charles Davis was born in December 1925 in Alexandria, Louisiana, the youngest of three sons. His father was a railroad...
Robert Gurr was born in Los Angeles, California in 1931. The family moved to Glendale, California near a busy airport...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
Walter Halloran was born on 25 August 1923 in Chatfield, Minnesota. Growing up on his family’s farm was extremely...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Harold DeForest talking to the interviewer about his son in law who was...
Gus Gikas was in India when he heard that the Germans had surrendered. Later, he heard of the Japanese surrender. Gikas...
Zhanna Dawson had to find a place of refuge after leaving the death march [Annotator's Note: starting in December 1941...
Lloyd Reese trained to be a bombardier on the AT-11 [Annotator’s Note: Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan] and then the B-24 [...
Cyril Buchert was stationed on Biak. He was overseas for a full year. He saw few locals except when he was in Manila en...
Louis Frydman and the inmates of the Kochendorf concentration camp were forced marched to avoid discovery by the...
William Epperson and the 45th Infantry Division completed their mission in Italy and moved on to operations in Southern...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Robert Fisch was an inmate of Mauthausen which was the largest concentration camp built in Austria. That was done after...
The next day, John Mock was flown to Rheims, France in a C-47 [Annotator's Note: Douglas C-47 Skytrain cargo aircraft]...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Paula Knobler has bitter memories of her youth in Poland. Anti-Semitism was displayed toward her. In school, boys threw...
Harold Buell was stationed on Guadalcanal where he found life in the field to be far more difficult than it was on his...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
Kauffman gave George Morgan a 60 day leave upon their return home. [Annotator’s Note: Commander Draper L. Kauffman,...

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