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After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
The refrigerator did not work on the landing craft that carried Basil Woolf across the Atlantic. It was repaired, but...
Lorraine Mesken said people were eager to participate in victory gardens and bond drives. They felt it was their duty....
John Laborde was in Yokohama, Japan for the surrender of the Japanese. His group was told the Japanese were going to...
It gradually sunk in to Rothacker Smith that he was a prisoner of war as he believed for the first couple of days in...
Rothacker Smith's first interrogation was not bad. At the second stop of their march, Smith and his fellow prisoners...
Arturo Camacho remembers going down to the docks, and coming away with a canteen full of brown sugar that had been...
Allen Tillery left Tinian in late December 1944 and was sent to Guam. When he got there he was assigned to the Japanese...
Melvin Munch corresponded with his future wife back home while he was on Okinawa. The letters had to be reviewed by...
As far as Yukio Kawamoto could tell, he did not experience too much racism or ill feelings towards him. Most of his...
Peter Somogyi was interrogated by Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele]. Somogyi cannot remember the nature of...
A regular day for Gabriel Spinelli started early, and was usually spent driving the lines to check wires and repeater...
Henry Freedman and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] were loaded in "40 and 8" boxcars and were in a...
Following Navy tradition, Harlan Twible was the last person to be pulled out of the water. He was picked up by the...
Ira Milan went back the United States on a crowded ship, but the food was good on board, and it was a pleasant trip. He...
Basil Woolf returned to Digelli after dropping off women at Crete. [Annotator's Note: Woolf had taken part in a mission...
When Anthony Acevedo first arrived at Berga he could not see the camp. There were political prisoners there but they...