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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...
Each compound had a command group to deal with the Germans. This also helped the Germans by having commanders over the...
Leisey believes that the Marine Corps teaches one to be a giver as well. He sometimes wakes up in the middle of the...
Stegmeier thinks that it is important that we continue to study World War II. He once completed a survey stating that...
Mack has had a good life. He worked for the Army Corps of Engineers for thirty five years. He retired in 1981. His...
Hawk says that the toughest 10 years of his life were after the war. He was trying to be the breadwinner, a Romeo, and...
Dr. Roscoe Brown was attacking a train one time. He was leading the squadron [Annotator's Note: 100th Fighter Squadron...
Astley Blackwell feels that it is very important for students to learn about World War 2. There is a museum at the base...
Basic training was intense for Thomas Murphy. He was impressed by the fact that there were illiterate people in the...
The skills he mastered during World War 2 were helpful to Joseph Linett in his engineering career. The world was...
On 10 November [Annotator's Note: 10 November 1944], Gabriel Kinney was sent back to the airport [Annotator's Note: at...
Jack Carver remembers shrapnel landing on his neck as being his most memorable experience of World War 2. [Annotator's...
James Newsom was assigned to the USS Sarsfield (DD-837) in New York. The Sarsfield was larger than his previous...
James White was a 60mm mortar man, but artillery fire took out two machine gunners. White became a machine gunner as a...
After the Japanese surrendered, Richard Bennett was last to leave PT-470. He skippered the boat through bad weather...
Fred Hirsekorn's unit [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] did not engage German...
John Poole was in Innsbruck for a couple of weeks [Annotator's Note: following the German surrender on 8 May 1945]. It...
At the end of the war, Robert Marovelli was on the staff of the training squadron, and toured with PT-558, helping to...
After Okinawa, James Odom went back to Guam. They heard a "message to all ships" about the signing of the peace treaty...
Frank Bostwick was en route back to the United States when the Germans surrendered on 8 May 1945. His air missions over...
Angelo Ciotta was between Camp LeJeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina...

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