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Irwin Stovroff and about 200 or so Jewish POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] had been separated by their German...
Lewis Guidry thinks it is very important to keep the history of World War 2 alive. A major message is to always try to...
James Billingsley was in the mountains fighting and going down a gulley [Annotator's Note: in the Philippines]. Machine...
Herbert Fontenot did not look back after leaving the Navy. He enjoyed his wartime experience and his career afterward....
The first time Alan Moskin realized he was in combat and war, something hit the top of his head. There were mortar and...
In Tucson, Arizona, Elizabeth Gibbens worked in a veterans' hospital for a few months, but quit when she became...
Alvin Barnes entered Tokyo Bay [Annotator's Note: Tokyo Bay, Japan] after the war. His ship [Annotator's Note: USS...
James Warren David remarked how he missed eating fresh eggs, roast beef, gravy, seafood, and cous-cous, and other Cajun...
Robert Hammond's medical training was in suturing, and one of his major challenges on Guam occurred when there were no...
Not long after the Germans surrendered, Albert Hatala's battalion [Annotator's Note: Hatala was a member of...
Hersey Goodwin flew one mission over Iwo [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan] where they [Annotator's Note: 11th...
Gerald Abbenhaus used the G.I. Bill to complete his education after the war. Abbenhaus cannot overemphasize how much of...
Occasionally, Louis Massengale said, the guys would pull little tricks, and he described a "hot foot." When lit, a...
The camp [Annotator's Note: Camp Lucky Strike, between Cany and Saint-Valery, France] was Seventh Heaven. They [...
Edward Chinnis was ready to go home after the war but he did have a lot of fun in the Navy. After leaving the Navy, he...
Edwin McAuliffe graduated high school the year the war ended. When he started his first year of college at Southeastern...
Robert Liles attributes his success as a fighter pilot to the leadership he had in China from the general [Annotator's...
Coleen Landry's brother Reid was married right after getting home from the war in the Pacific. He and his fiance had...
The Rangers de-trucked in Kleinhaus at about two in the morning of 7 December 1944 then marched a couple of miles to...
Ray League never heard about the Holocaust prior to entering the Army. He did not want to know, but the Germans knew....
Louis Liberato came home to Norfolk, Virginia on the USNS General Simon B. Buckner. He stayed a couple of days there...
Coming back to the United States was better than going over for William King. King did not like the regimentation of...
Robert Philips came home, took advantage of the G.I. Bill and went to the University of Oregon [Annotator's Note: in...
Robert Guitard took a Baltic [Annotator's Note: Baltic means relating to the Baltic Sea in Europe] trip and went to...
When Herbert W. Ridyard sailed the Atlantic [Annotator's Note: Atlantic Ocean] back to the United States, he never was...
Coming home from Japan was a joyous time for Don Daniels. His brother was already out of the service. They tried to get...
Oran Harris remembers that he served with people from all over United States. The Soutern boys didn't like the way the...
Edwin Slomka was in the hospital until June [Annotator's Note: June 1945], when he was shipped down to the George...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
Charles Murray feels that it is important to study all wars. The history of this country is based on warfare and...
Frederick Amore was transferred to Payne Field in Cairo, Egypt and, because there were too many mechanics there, he did...
Sterling Baker was on the invasions of Kwajalein [Annotator's Note: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands] and Enewetok [...
Oliver Donald Anthony Babbits was still on the ship when the Marines on Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan]...
Walter Imahara had an uncle who farmed with his father in Florin outside of Sacramento. His uncle had a lot of children...
Normand F. Gallichant was preparing to hit the beaches of Japan just before the war ended. Defenses in Japan would have...
[Annotator's Note: Margaret Stephensen was an administrative clerk at the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Washington, D.C...

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