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Adolph Wilson was born in Oakdale, Louisiana in 1922. Before the war, his father was in the coffee business. He...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
Harry Watson was born in Boston, Massachusetts in August 1926. His father was a glazier, his mother a housewife and he...
Olin Tisdale was born in April 1925 in Bluff Springs, Florida. Although his father had a farm and ran a grocery store...
Velma Theriot Plaisance was born in 1923 in Theriot, Louisiana. The Great Depression resulted in everyone being poor....
Sherwin Callander was born in June 1920, the first of three boys, in Vancouver, Canada, but grew up in Oakland,...
Donald Witmer was born an only child in September 1924 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His mother died when he was 18...
Murphy Burke was born in Morgan City, Louisiana in February 1926. He and his only sibling, a sister, grew up in New...
Dawn Higgins Murphy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up there when times were different than presently....
Keith Renstrom joined the Marine Corps on 13 June 1940. He went through boot camp in San Diego. He was raised on a farm...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
Oran Harris was born in Hartford, Tennessee in September 1924. His childhood home was near the Smoky Mountains, about...
Robert Templet was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in September 1920. At the age of five years old, his family moved to...
James Moshovitis was born in March 1925 in Washington, D.C., the only son of three children born to Greek immigrants....
Dominic Martello served with the Service Company [Annotator's Note: early Cannon Company, before they established them...
Howard Fox was born in Albany, New York in 1925. He grew up during the Great Depression, and lost his mother when he...
J. W. Childs was born in Cisco, Texas. From a young age, however, he and his little sister lived with their parents in...
Douglas Harper, one of three sons, grew up in Tri-City Beach, east of Baytown, Texas and south of Cedar Bayou, Texas....
Jack Gutman was born in December 1925 in San Francisco, California, the son of a salesman who had nine children. The...
Gerhard Franzky could quit the Hitler Youth but he was not allowed to quit the civil defense. Soon it was 1942. Many of...
By 21 March [Annotator's Note: 21 March 1945], the American forces were getting close so John Mock and his fellow...
They [Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks, his family, and the 600 other missionaries] arrived at Santo Tomas and spent...
William Leo Spaetgens was pulled out of the Navy Armed Guard in January 1945. Many men were removed from that service...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
Richard Boyd was not trained to go to Japan after the Germans surrendered. He was assigned to a unit disarming the...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
Carrol Joy moved from England to France in July [Annotator’s Note: July 1944]. Afterward, his squadron would be in...
Howard Genrich was on a stretcher when he was loaded onto a C-47 [Annotator's Note: Douglas C-47 cargo aircraft]...
Oran Harris was 17 years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was returning from Sunday school when a man called out...
Sherwin Callander's parents gave their permission for their 19 year old son to enlist. He took a bus to San Diego,...
Wayne Pierce and his regiment were moved to an airbase in the south of England in anticipation of the start of the...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
In addition to his weapon, Philip Schweitzer carried two pouches. Because of his rank as a sergeant, Schweitzer carried...
Robert Max was not going to participate in the forced march. His right foot, inflamed with trench foot or frostbite,...
Benjamin Lesser and his family were able to escape to Hungary as a result of the papers received from the Gestapo head...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...

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