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Dale Peterson returned to the United States aboard his cruiser, the USS San Juan (CL-54). She was decommissioned in...
Byron Othello Wilkins stopped at a gasthaus while traveling on a bicycle with other ex POWs. Wilkins saw an American...
Joseph Simpson was discharged from the service on 26 February 1946. When he was in Bremerhaven, Germany preparing to...
Francis Dymnicki boarded a ship in England right after V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945] to...
Arthur Seltzer and his unit [Annotator’s Note: Seltzer served in the 4th Signal Battalion and was attached to the 20th...
Charles Radford was put in a tent with a bunch of wounded guys after the surgery [Annotator's Note: after being wounded...
Following the surrender of Germany, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion was assigned to occupation...
Lloyd Guillory returned to the United States on a Matson cruise ship. There were 800 officers and nurses as passengers...
William Rupp used the G.I. Bill to attend Tulane University. He used the benefits to aid him in business and also to...
Gate Tate knew he would be drafted so he volunteered in order to be able to select the branch that he would serve in....
[Annotator's Note: James Allen served in the Navy as a Fireman 2nd Class in the submarine service and was aboard the...
Rackley did not have much of a relationship with his commanding officer [Annotator's Note: Rackley is referring to his...
John Luckadoo had no regrets about returning to the United States after completing his 25 combat missions. The brass...
Lynn Compton had his orders changed so he could play baseball in Paris. He would look around for facilities for the...
Out of all the men Galloway knew and the men around him, no one was killed on the first day of the Bulge. Galloway met...
Hanna wanted to return to the US through San Francisco but ended up coming in through Seattle.He was sent to Madigan...
There is no superior country and no one has the right to take over another country. The world has not learned that...
Karr found out from the Laffey's newsletter that one of his buddies had fallen and broken his hip. Karr did not go to...
William Disanza worked in the office for Falcon Buick. His job was to be the follow up guy. He would contact the...
Alexander Jefferson worked in the post office when he returned home from war after school. Jefferson discovered his...
John Weinart crossed the Rhine River and headed into southern Germany. They would frequently ride on tanks. Weinart...
Wahlen's division used to get together after the war. His platoon leader would get them together and have each one talk...
Connick recalls having great respect for the Marines they picked up at Iwo Jima. He watched them fight, seeing the...
Janice Benario did not think about her job too much while she was doing it. Every once in a while they got excited when...
Michael Doi does not recall hearing about the death of President Roosevelt. Doi made a lot of Caucasian friends on the...
Clinton Gardner witnessed the liberation of Buchenwald and noted there were close to 55,000 to 56,000 deaths in the...
Inouye respects the United States because they were able to say after the war that it was wrong that Japanese-Americans...
Most of the time, they got along with the Filipinos. Stinson notes that any foreigner who comes in and occupies another...
Janice Benario met her future husband at a Latin seminar at Johns Hopkins. Benario’s husband took a position at Emory...
They had a point system [Annotator's Note: in regards to how soon 1 was discharged] depending on various factors like...
Woods was upset after the war because he wasn't given the benefits of the G.I. Bill. A friend of his his who had been...
[Annotators Note: The beginning of this segment is the beginning of the interview, at 00:50:04:000 the interview picks...
Jackson applied at Pomona College using the GI Bill. He was accepted and eventually graduated from there. He was still...
Robert Christie got orders to go back to the United States via a troop ship. The ship was named the Newburn Victory....
Dupuy recalls a certain sense of invincibility that stayed with him. He knew death was around every corner but he kept...
Robert Christie believes that it is very important to document history. Norwich University recently helped build a...

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