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Soon after her father was taken away, Rena Finder and her mother were told they had to go to the Plaszow concentration...
[Annotator's Note: Edgar Cole had been drafted into the US Marine Corps and was on his way to Camp Lejeune, North...
Oran Harris said that while he was on Palawan, he learned that Franklin D. Roosevelt had died, and the news made him...
Mahlen Arledge participated in a ceremony when he crossed the equator. [Annotator's Note: The ceremony of conversion...
Vernon Leopold vividly remembers the positions of the foxholes and emplacements that his platoon [Annotator's Note: the...
Adolf Wesselhoeft feels fortunate that the war ended before he had to join the Hitler youth. His home fell within the...
Byron Othello Wilkins saw men with different patches representing different divisions when he was captured. [Annotators...
Benigno Martinez and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division] rounded up...
Harold Zeringer returned to New Orleans in March 1946 and embarked on a concentrated law school effort. He took three...
Joseph LaNier did not know what he would do after the service. He was reserve and not regular Army. Consequently, his...
Bernard Friedenberg passed through Camp Lucky Strike on his way home after the war. He remembers passing the Statue of...
Roy Uthes was in Myitkyinā when word was received about the end of the war with Japan. After the war he was flown out...
After all he witnessed in the war, Anthony Costa had no negative feelings toward the Japanese. He was raised with...
When the war in Europe ended, Herbert Auerbach found out there was a point system set up to determine who went home and...
Alois Kopp returned from the war in a mood to celebrate. He ate and drank far too much and was advised by his father to...
Angus Lorenzen left England for the United States. His mother had gone back to Shanghai in 1946. His father did not...
John LeBure knew that work was being reduced so he left the company [Annotator's Note: Higgins Industries in New...
After graduating from college, Harry Bell interviewed with a number of business who were then hiring engineers. Bell...
George A. Sarosi and his mother lived in Szeged from 1945 to 1948. They returned to Budapest after that. No battles for...
Walter Bowsher worked on an effort called the Mount Fuji Project which was supposedly building a children's playground...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Prone to seasickness, Leo Porteau was glad the 14 day return trip didn't include the evasive zig-zagging [Annotator's...
Robert Curl liked serving in the Navy. The food was good and he enjoyed his time in service. There was one thing he...
Mahlen Arledge arrived at home from his overseas service without fanfare or even a greeting. He was glad to get back to...
Julian Siebert was asked soon after the war in Europe if he was ready to go back home. He boarded a ship and returned...
After being discharged from the Army, Paul Pizzolongo joined the National Guard, then returned to the Army and then...
Irma Darphin was in Rennes, France when her brother looked her up. He was a captain in the 156th Infantry National...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo survived the bombings of Berlin, Germany [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
Chester Biernacki returned to the United States and had two companies assigned to him. He then volunteered to go to the...
Following the war's conclusion, Claude Taylor sailed aboard LSM-352 [Annotator's Note: LSM stands for Landing Ship,...
Ray Felts' reassignment brought him to Tsingtao on the Shantung Peninsula, famous for its brewery. Felts had lost his...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were with Admiral Spruance [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Raymond...
After they left France, Harry Bell's wife joined him and they toured Switzerland and Germany. They flew into Frankfurt...
Bryghte Davis Godbold was transported from Wusong [Annotator's Note: Wusong, also spelled Woosung, China] through other...
Edwin McGhee saw British and Russian POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] in the first camp he was held in. The...

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