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Harold Baumgarten was released from the Royal Navy hospital [Annotator's Note: in Portsmouth, England] around 4 July...
In July 1946, Carl Caffarel was separated from the Navy and put on inactive reserve. He went back to Port Allen, and...
Mickey Montalbano attended Louisiana State University [Annotator's Note: in Baton Rouge, Louisiana] on the G.I. Bill,...
After V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Albert Reale spent another six months in the...
His mother was surprised and excited when Moses Hogan came home on leave in 1943. After 30 days Moses went back to...
Harold Zeringer returned to New Orleans in March 1946 and embarked on a concentrated law school effort. He took three...
Richard Lockhart was discharged at Camp Atterbury in December 1945 after a 60 day leave at home. He had been prepared...
Edward Stone and the USS Bumper (SS-333) were ordered to return to Pearl Harbor. The boat operated out of Pearl Harbor...
Edward Tipper continued his education after the service. He used the GI Bill to receive a Master’s Degree. He...
Allen Pedersen used the G.I. Bill briefly. He quickly obtained a job. It was a little difficult at first but things...
Richard Nummer returned to the United States in July 1946 after being in Japan for nine months. While on the trip home...
Joseph LaNier did not know what he would do after the service. He was reserve and not regular Army. Consequently, his...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
After Okinawa, John Nicholas and the USS Gayety [Annotator's Note: USS Gayety (AM-239)] were sent to sweep for mines in...
Benjamin Carson was on Guam when the war in the Pacific came to an end. All of the ship whistles and horns were blowing...
At the end of the war, Elmo Espree was transported through the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean...
Following World War 2, Dr. Kenneth Arrow pursued his PhD in Economics from Columbia University. During this time, the G...
Joseph Brannan was changed by the Second World War. He had started college prior to the war, but was not enthusiastic...
Forrest Villarrubia was home from the Pacific by December 1945, but he had to continue in the service because he did...
Murray Glass hated the Nazis. For years after the war, he had no use for Germans. The German denial of the Holocaust...
Cleveland Peterson did not take advantage of the GI Bill for education, but he did use it to build a house. After the...
James Gaffney discusses transition back into civilian life and his home life with two new children following his return...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
Jack Madden was in Europe when the war ended. He was delighted. He had not followed the course of the war too closely...
Frank Fontana and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion] had to turn in all their...
Frederick Hollis was drafted in August 1952. He had 16 weeks of Army basic training in Fort Bliss, Texas, eight weeks...
Burton Johnson remembers when he heard of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death. Harry Truman was not a surprise as...
Richard Witaker spent six months in China with the 6th Marine Division after the war. He returned to the United States...
Jack Brukman started law school using the GI Bill. That was interrupted by the sudden death of his father and the...
After being injured at Elbe River, Germany, Joseph Venerloh was sent to England to recover in a hospital. He was hoping...
After leaving the Army, Milton Moxon's transition from soldier to civilian was no problem. There were simply different...
Two days after the surrender [Annotator's Note: the formal Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945], C....
Herbert Fontenot found a sweetheart after his discharge from the Navy. She was similar in background to him. They fell...
Robert Oplinger did not want to stay in the Navy after the war. He would regret that later. He did stay in the reserves...
Lee Roy Dugas returned to the United States where he was discharged. He returned to his home in Scott, Louisiana. He...
Robert Templet wanted to attend college after his service, but he married and had children and his plans changed. He...

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