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[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-conversation.] Herbert Heilbrun was waiting for his crew in Salt Lake City when...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams is a World War 2 veteran of the 101st Airborne Division and jumped into Normandy...
Jack Brukman realized that the big problem was that they were bombing from great heights and could not hit the target [...
Although he didn't like it at first, in time Lewis M. Lee, Sr.'s diagnosis of battle fatigue didn't bother him, even...
Allen Horton reported aboard the USS Nevada (BB-36), and a fellow Princeton acquaintance helped him settle into...
Bernard Friedenberg had his basic training at Fort Hancock. When Pearl Harbor was attacked, he was working with his...
George McGovern had never been in an airplane before he took a civilian course. He was scared but eventually got over...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
Robert Curl entered the Navy never having been very far from home. It was to be a different experience for him. He...
Elmer Knudsen was born in February 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Camden, New Jersey. He had a...
Norman Riggsby was drafted. He then went to an examination. Afterward, he went to a reception center in Michigan. From...
Peter Harry was born in May 1924. He had two brothers in the service during the war. His father worked for a sink...
Harry Quinn entered Camp Shelby in September [Annotator’s Note: 1943] and stayed there for about a week. From there,...
Billy Grieves was born in Liberty Center, Ohio. At a young age his parents moved the family to Detroit, Michigan for...
Charles McGee was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919. After third grade he moved to Illinois. He also spent some time in...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
Robert Knudson doesn't remember the Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of naval construction battalions] at his level...
Harper Gruber found boot camp very rough, but very beneficial in terms of his physical conditioning. After school, his...
Only one of Robert Huber's friends was wounded during the war. He did not know the sergeant who was killed. The one who...
Walter Halloran was often in combat. During the Battle of the Bulge, he was with an outfit trying to recapture a town...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
[Annotator's Note: Romus Valtin "R.V." Burgin served in the United States Marine Corps as a mortar section leader in...
George A. Sarosi grew up hating the Russians. He did not hate the Germans as much because they were more remote. The...
After leaving China, John Alison returned to the United States where he was to take command of a wing of P-38s [...
Joseph Medicine Crow had a grandfather named White Man Runs Him. That grandfather was actually the brother of Medicine...
Calvin Moret was born in the first house built on the square. His family would be the only black family in a...
Howard Genrich had an accident while disassembling a .50 caliber machine gun. His finger was caught in the bolt and he...
John Alison’s duties also resulted in him being a glider pilot despite never having flown one before. He flew a glider...
Richard Bennett mentioned that one incident stands out as a proud moment. Out of the 15 PT boats in the squadron [...
Adelaide Benjamin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1932. She had a comfortable life and enjoyed outdoor activities...
Richard Nummer was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He had five brothers and a sister, all of who were raised in...
Horace Sharp, known as Jim, was born in White City, Kansas in 1924. He lived on a farm with his parents and four...
Joseph Brannan was born in Gillett, Arkansas in 1922. Raised during the Great Depression, his father had a business in...
Jack K. Carver was born in June 1920 in Manhattan, New York City. On Sunday, 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December...

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