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Patrick Russell returned to the United States after the war. He received orders to report to Pensacola to form another...
Harry Carlson's training at Langley Field [Annotator's Note: Langley Field in Newport News, Virginia, now Langley Air...
During one mission when Lowell Brueland escorted allied bombers over Berlin, a flight of eight JU-88s [Annotator’s Note...
William Harvey was stationed on a big island named Burrwood [Annotator's Note: Burrwood, Louisiana]. The United States...
When he reached the front, Herb McClure was placed in a 60mm mortar squad. The ground was frozen so the soldiers couldn...
Louis Frydman ended up in Allach, which was a sub-camp in the Dachau complex of camps. The prisoners were being sent...
Pastor Dale Peterson was born in Warren, Minnesota in February 1926. He grew up in the Great Depression. His life was...
Harry W. Lockhead was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1925. He grew up in Chatham where his step-father had a butcher...
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Lombardo was born in Calabria in Southern Italy in 1919. He grew up there until the age of...
Gustave Heinecke, known as G. Edward, Ed, Eddie, and Hink, was born in October 1922, in Belleville, Illinois, the...
Glen Arnold Jostad grew up on a farm during the Great Depression. His family was poor but never hungry since they had...
Curtis Brooks was born in September 1928 in Manila, Philippines. His father was hired to build power plants in Manila...
William J. "Bill" Rupp, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1927. It was the same year that Babe Ruth hit 60...
Dawn Higgins Murphy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up there when times were different than presently....
Alexander Marsh was born in November 1922, one of eight children, on a farm in Hardee County, Florida. As a young man,...
Norman Hatch remained on Iwo Jima for the first 18 days of the battle. He was flown off on D plus 18. Hatch flew off...
Laszlo Schwarc said no German wanted to take responsibility for what happened to the Jews. After leaving the hospital,...
The missions George McGovern flew usually required between 4,000 and 6,000 pounds of bombs, with ten of those bombs...
The Japanese hit their fuel supplies and it caused a lot of damage [Annotator's Note: on Wake Island on 8 December 1941...
Eveline Peardon and her siblings visited the young soldiers every day after D-Day [Annotator’s Note: the 6 June 1944...
Dawn Higgins Murphy ended up in New Orleans because of her father [Annotator's Note: Murphy was the daughter of Andrew...
Boot camp was mostly about discipline for Angelo Ciotta. They instill that you are not there for yourself but for the...
While Enrique Cervantes was serving as the Post Exchange officer in Denver, Colorado he had the opportunity to meet...
Three weeks after D-Day, Robert Curl was sent around Gibraltar to Naples and Salerno, Italy. From there they went to...
Robert Marovelli responded to the propaganda about the Japanese, and couldn't help having bad feelings about them....
James Gaffney discusses transition back into civilian life and his home life with two new children following his return...
Cyril Buchert saw the Japanese envoys coming into the surrender program [Annotator's Note: in Tokyo Bay on 2 September...
After the war, Lucy Elliot went to work for a motion picture advertising company at 1815 Baronne Street [Annotator's...
After five or six years in Atlanta, Georgia, Elizabeth Barrett's family was stationed at Fort McKinley, very close to...
Joseph Brannan returned to Melville, Rhode Island as a PT boat instructor [Annotator's Note: at the Motor Torpedo Boat...
After Donald Popham married and moved out of the boarding house, he found it difficult to find cigarettes because of...
Donald Long performed defensive beach guard duty in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack. Shortly afterward, he...
World War II changed John McCarthy and his life tremendously. Without the war, he might have been a factory worker....
Anthony Varuso has visited The National WWII Museum and finds it a wonderful place to educate the populace about the...
Theodore Wessen felt the war was a large experience. It provided him with the ability to see many different places. He...

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