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Howard Genrich went overseas in October 1944. Information about the progress of the war was available to him. He was at...
John Singlaub had a problem getting into the POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp on Hainan Island. The...
Russell Clark matured as a result of his time in the war. He became more religious after contemplating his survival...
Edward LaPorta and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] got a lot of things done in the camp [Annotator...
Robert Inghram and his fellow prisoners were moved to Moosburg. The prisoners were given 30 minutes to pack. The...
When moving from place to place they had to keep alert. During the building of the Remagen bridge, Francis Hurd was...
It was the habit of Richard Pipes' college fraternity brothers to sit around and listen to the radio, and it was a...
Chester Biernacki and the USS Helena (CL-50) participated in several shore bombardments [Annotator's Note: after action...
Olen Grant spent Christmas 1943 in a prison camp. For Grant, the holidays were just like any other day. Some of the...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Keller served in the Army as the company commander of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 148th...
John Singlaub returned to Kunming and was met by an officer at the airplane. Orders were received from OSS [Annotator's...
When Pearl Harbor was attacked, Ralph Crump said there was "tremendous panic" in the Los Angeles area. They immediately...
After the siege of the Brest peninsula, Earl Tweed and his company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th...
Lloyd Dendy went to the Russell Islands [Annotator's Note: Solomon Islands]. Pavuvu and Mbanika were coconut...
Abe Milkis returned to his Company as a bazooka man who was assisted by a loader. [Annotator’s Note: Milkis had...
Schindler [Annotator's Note: German businessman Oskar Schindler] gave each prisoner a small supply of goods they could...
It was November [Annotator's Note: November 1944] and everything at Auschwitz was gray, the weather was terrible, and...
Thomas Houdek was liberated and sent to Riesa, Germany where he spent several weeks waiting for American troops to...
Samuel Malta and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Anti-Tank Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division]...
Cleveland Peterson made the trip home aboard a Liberty ship. He had flown to Calcutta first, then rode a British train...
Byron Othello Wilkins stopped at a gasthaus while traveling on a bicycle with other ex POWs. Wilkins saw an American...
Daniel Crowley received new clothing and had received lots of food while in Ashio [Annotator's Note: Ashio, Japan]....
Joseph Simpson was discharged from the service on 26 February 1946. When he was in Bremerhaven, Germany preparing to...
Harold Berkman returned to the United States via New York harbor. He arrived at night with the Statue of Liberty and...
Harold Gournay left Camp Lucky Strike and stopped in Southampton, England en route to the United States. The trip was...
Alois Kopp and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] left Saigon on a boozy flight to Calcutta. The POWs...
After the end of the war in Europe, Carrol Joy began to see people released to go home. He did know how many points he...
After James Weller’s 14 day leave in Paris, he was trucked back to his original base in Czechoslovakia. He received...
Following POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] debriefing in Yokohama, Japan, John S. Johnson boarded a medical ship...
Anthony Varuso served in the Navy for three years and eight months. He had rotated back to the United States by the...
After fighting through France, Luxembourg, and Germany [Annotator's Note: as a member of Cannon Company, 121st Infantry...
For Samuel Jenkins, returning to the United States was much easier than going to Europe. He just laid in his bunk and...
Joseph Massey returned to the United States aboard the SS Samuel Ashe. On the third day of the trip they ran into a...
Joseph Yourkavitch and his comrades usually ate k rations but sometimes got food from the local German population....
The next day after a good sleep, the Herbert Gross and his shipmate left the village at dawn [Annotator's Note: after...
[Annotator's Note: William G. Roy served in the Navy as a Photographer's Mate 2nd Class aboard the aircraft carrier USS...

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