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Leo Terrebonne was discharged as a Private First Class [Annotator's Note: PFC] in 1946, and went back into the...
When Robert Swift had gone into the war he was a farm boy. While he was overseas his brother-in-law talked his father...
Lester Hull used the GI Bill after he was discharged and returned to the University of Connecticut. He and his wife had...
Clarence Carlson did not take advantage of the G.I. Bill but he feels he should have. He does not regret leaving the...
James Gulotta got back home in January 1946. He wanted to pick up his studies so after about a two week rest he went...
Winfield Zerphey was reunited with his family in Pennsylvania following his separation from the Navy. He had a brief...
After Orville Bethard was discharged he used his GI Bill benefits to take classes at Compton Junior College for a...
When Thomas Long was once more in the United States, he thought he would be discharged from San Francisco, where his...
Norris Gwin used the G.I. Bill for his education. He wanted to get his education and play football. He and a buddy rode...
John S. Johnson was provided with the opportunity of securing a higher education through the G.I. Bill as a result of...
When the war ended, Warren Schmitt remained in Italy until July [Annotator's Note: July 1945] when they were told to...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were with Admiral Spruance [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Raymond...
Jimmy Doi stayed in the Army until 1949. He had reenlisted as a quartermaster because he did not want to be in the...
John Morrow volunteered to stay in the service after the war ended in Europe. The atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki...
Seymour Mermelstein went to Bluefield Junior College in West Virginia for two years and then Rider College in Trenton,...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Edgar Cole if he felt serving in the Marine Corps prepared him for the rest of...
George A. Sarosi felt he was on an adventure when he reached America [Annotator's Note: he fled Hungary in December...
Allen Horton was called back to Navy headquarters in New York to pick up a Silver Star. The citation was for his work...
Morton Brooks was hospitalized and debriefed in England, and was in the U.K. when victory in Europe was declared. He...
It was several weeks before David Flynn got back to the United States. He ended up at St. Albans Hospital in New York...
While Richard Yavenue was recuperating on the hospital ship [Annotator's Note: USS Solace (AH-5)] anchored off the...
World War II changed John McCarthy and his life tremendously. Without the war, he might have been a factory worker....
Sterling Cale served in World War 2 because he got caught up in it while he was in the service. While Cale was in...
Jack Beverstein had a good career with the FBI [Annotator's Note: Federal Bureau of Investigation]. His most memorable...
Edward Stone benefited from his service because of the education and good job he obtained through the utilization of...
Donald Scholle enjoyed the Second World War except for the second skipper on his boat [Annotator's Note: USS Spadefish...
Baptiste Puissegur enjoyed being a civilian after his discharge. He was thankful for the Lord's protection during his...
Samuel Spector's most memorable experience of World War 2 was growing up from 18 to 20 years of age. His expectations...
Forrest Villarrubia recollects climbing up a tree and being shot at as his most memorable occurrence of World War 2. [...
Thomas Kingsley remembers his experience at Dachau as his most memorable experience of World War 2. Seeing the teeth...
Edwin Knight knows the Second World War had to be fought to protect the country's freedoms. He served because he was...
William Myers, Jr. went to Tulane night school on the G.I. Bill, and said he couldn't have otherwise afforded his...
His service as a Nisei [Annotator's Note: first generation Japanese-American] soldier was important to Walter Oka...
Russell Clay found that his wartime experience as a barber in the Navy meant little in transitioning to civilian barber...
Charles Brooks witnessed opportunities through his World War 2 experiences that he never would have otherwise seen....

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