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Blanche Gangwere and two other Red Cross girls served coffee and donuts to a tank group. The tankers offered to let the...
Fernando Serna recollects being transported to Japan and Formosa aboard a ship that was used during World War 1 to move...
Irwin Stovroff feels that The National WWII Museum is a creation that could only have happened after a war like the one...
Forrest Villarrubia recollects climbing up a tree and being shot at as his most memorable occurrence of World War 2. [...
Michael Linquata remembers his liberation and clean up as the best memory of the war. The time with his friend Ray...
Samuel Malta remembers funny occasions during the war but he also remembers being frightened by the combat. When faced...
Gabriel Spinelli's most memorable experience in World War 2 was his outbound ocean ride on the big troop ship, the USS...
James Odom remembered that most of the time he didn't know what the ship's [Annotator's Note: the USS Hyperion (AK-107...
Eveline Peardon and the Normandy population felt they could live again after the liberation of their region by the...
George A. Sarosi suffered nightmares from his stresses. It made him a believer. The bad dreams faded over time. They do...
Constance Negrotto saw a lot during the war that she had never expected to see. She helped the war effort by working...
Offered to go back to Korea, Obie Wickersham refused. He has returned to Holland three times, where the food is good,...
Jack Skaggs was changed by World War 2. He was just a boy when he entered the United States Marine Corps, but he had no...
Randolph Trappey knows that the war gave him the opportunity to do what he wanted to. He ended up working in the family...
Hana Zoltz has always had a difficult life. Even in American, life was tough. She saved her money by not eating or...
[Annotator's Note: Rosemarie Weber was an American civilian interned in the Santo Thomas internment camp in Manila,...
Henry Feldman benefitted from his time in the Army. He had difficulty adjusting to having family and especially...
Perry Strait found the local population in England to be nice. He even was entertained in some of their homes. By...
Blanche Gangwere maintained contact with only one Red Cross girl she worked with during the war. Her name was Elizabeth...
Erwin Blonder remembers the events of the Lost Battalion [Annotator's Note: 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment,...
Adolph Wilson was in college when he heard about Pearl Harbor. At 18 years old, he was playing football and running...
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...

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