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Fulton Taylor used the GI Bill to help pay his tuition for college. He graduated from Louisiana State University in...
When the war was over, George Linker wanted to throw his rifle down and return home quickly. Instead, he spent a year...
There was a radioman on Harper Gruber's ship [Annotator's Note: the USS YMS-339] who would pick up the world news and...
Jack Taylor has lived in a great period of American history. He has had a happy life with a wonderful family and good...
more missions after D-Day and then returned to the United States. He was in Milwaukie on V-E Day and in Louisiana when...
Rollins Rosenzweig has a vivid memory of looking through his tail gun window as the Yamato was being attacked and...
When Donald Beeghly got home from the war he did not know what he was going to do. There was a farmer down the road...
John H. Price, Jr. felt elation with the end of the war in Europe. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th...
Lloyd Duncan feels that the veterans of World War 2 and Korea received the respect and appreciation they deserved....
Waldeman Czaban was glad to be out of service, but when Korea started he joined the Army Reserves. He had earned a...
Betty Masket started back in school in September [Annotator's Note: September 1945] and graduated that year or the year...
Dossie East traveled east by land, ending up at Crain Naval Depot in Burns City, Indiana. When he heard of the end of...
Horace Sharp was discharged in May 1946 after his return to the United States. He attended college using the G.I. Bill...
Kenneth Marshall used the G.I. Bill in 1947, and was subsequently employed by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company...
When Jack Beverstein returned home, the point system existed. [Annotator's Note: Following the end of the war, military...
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...

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