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Douglas Harper stayed at the receiving station for six weeks then moved to target repair at Bishop's Point, working on...
After combat on Saint Angelo Mountain near Naples, Italy had ceased, Clinton Riddle and Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th...
William B. Hughes sailed on the hospital ship USAHS Wisteria on his second voyage. He was assigned a fire station but...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Bailey served in the Navy as a 20mm antiaircraft gunner aboard the aircraft carrier USS...
Joseph Brannan reached Tulagi on the USS Niagara (AGP-1) [Annotator's Note: the USS Niagara (PG-52) was redesignated...
James Newsom was assigned to the USS Sarsfield (DD-837) in New York. The Sarsfield was larger than his previous...
Donald Wilson took the train across country from San Francisco to Quincy, Massachusetts to report aboard the cruiser...
They [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] started on their way to Paris but...
Murphy Burke had a lot of respect for the Japanese; he thought they were good soldiers, and did their job with the few...
Lucien Laborde was on staff duty in the war room on the night of 7 May 1945. At about two in the morning they got a TWX...
Harold DeForest was on Leyte on his way back to the 37th Infantry Division when the atomic bomb was dropped and the war...
Frank Maresca shipped out from the 54th Street Pier in Brooklyn aboard His Majesty's Ship Franconia, a converted luxury...
Russell Mayeur sailed on the Reaper [Annotator's Note: vessel name not verified] bound for South America with ports...
Jack Skaggs was assigned to L Battery on Wilkes Island in the Wake Island atoll. The battery had an old 5 inch 51 gun [...
Walter Barnes was sent to pick up some German prisoners. When he got to the enemy troops there were about a dozen of...
Richard Witaker recognizes the valuable role played by the American home front in winning the war. Without the...
William Rupp decided to sign on to work with the Hendy Corporation with a neighborhood friend. The company operated tug...
Byron Othello Wilkins helped form a club with Corps Commander Troy Middleton who was University Controller. The club...
John DuBose heard little current war news while onboard the SS Frenchtown. They did learn shortly after the end of the...
William Epperson and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division]...
Horace Sharp and his squad [Annotator's Note: 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment...
Joseph Brannan remembered that the PT-305 had three engines but after living on it for about a year, he could not...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
Basil Woolf looked about after the action at Walcheren Island and, to his dismay, only his ship [Annotator's Note: LCH-...
Elisabeth Bolster learned to speak English because her mother wanted her to leave the country [Annotator's Note:...
William Laubner was in Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: near Zagań, Germany (now Poland)] as a POW [Annotator's Note...
As the war was coming to an end, Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Melvin Munch would have been part of the invasion force for assaulting the Japanese home islands. The atomic bombs kept...
Henry Malec was atop a hill when the war ended. He was with several other men and Lieutenant Lewis [Annotator's Note:...
Anne Levy and her sister were on a journey for two days before her sibling became ill and began running a fever. [...
Reva Kibort and her family were forced into the Warsaw Ghetto surrounded by its ten foot high walls. The Jews lost...
Constance Negrotto worked on the PBY Catalina flying patrol bomber [Annotator’s Note: Negrotto was a technical...
Perry Strait saw he had signed up for the USMS [Annotator's Note: United States Maritime Service] but was assured if he...
When Japan surrendered, Camacho remembers, the emperor spoke on the radio. He recalls that his Japanese boss was called...
Albert Reale's Navy flight training ended after he had flown 50 hours solo, then washed out. He could have been a...
[Annotators Note: Franklin Denius was an artillery forward observer in Battery C, 230th Field Artillery Battalion, 30th...

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