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Lawrence Yatsu got a medical discharge. He had been in the hospital for over six months when he got his CDD, or...
He still wanted to be an engineer, so Henry Mahier worked hard to get his degree, while working various civilian jobs....
William Smith went back to college and it was the hardest thing he ever did. When arriving home after being overseas,...
Walter Atwood took a Liberty ship [Annotator's Note: a class of quickly produced cargo ship] home. One night, the...
Tokuji Yoshihashi returned home in June 1946. The colors for the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat...
Upon returning to the United States in mid 1946, Manuel Ruiz turned down the opportunity for a promotion if he agreed...
Following his discharge, Vernon Cummings had several jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana and then decided to attend Purdue...
[Annotator's Note: There is white noise throughout this clip.] James L. Lowder's older brother was working in the...
After he left the military, Edward Grant did not use the G.I. Bill because he was married with a child. School did not...
Although Francis Neilson was a war veteran, he was not yet 21 when he got out of the armed services, and couldn’t get a...
Hans Siverts thought he would be going to the Pacific. They were pulling back and shutting down the hospital [Annotator...
After World War 2, Kaare Allan Johnson did not want to stay in the service and was discharged from the Army. He worked...
Vernon Brantley had communicated with his wife via V-mail [Annotator's Note: Victory Mail; postal system put into place...
Mahlen Arledge arrived at home from his overseas service without fanfare or even a greeting. He was glad to get back to...
Joel Varner had no desire to stay in the Army Air Forces. He wanted an education. He went right back to college. He got...
Arthur Smith was discharged in May 1946 at Great Lakes [Annotator's Note: Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago,...
Donald Campbell returned to the United States on 4 July 1946. He married his childhood sweetheart. He was released from...
Reverend Doctor Lamar Edward Smith was stationed in the desert [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake...
After the battle of Okinawa, Arnold Addison stayed on the island until the war was over. A few weeks after the war's...
[Annotator's Note: Edward Kissam returned from the war and had a lot of family problems to deal with.]. Kissam did use...
John Elliott adjusted back to civilian life easily. He made up his mind that he would use the G.I. Bill to go back to...
Ellis Whaley was discharged as a Staff Sergeant. He did not sign up for Reserve time and it was not offered. He wanted...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] After his discharge [Annotator's Note: in May 1946...
When he got out of the military, David Heath used the G.I. Bill. Before the war, he worked in a garage overhauling...
After returning to the United States, James Deal was sent to a convalescence hospital in Florida to recuperate from his...
Wallace Hurley was discharged as a Private First Class in 1946. He never used the G.I. Bill for education because he...
Orville Carroll is glad he was not in combat. Two of his brothers were in the armed services as well, in Germany, but...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Yeagely was part of the Army of Occupation in Europe after the war ended.] They had food and...
It was quite an experience for Royce Jarrell to be stationed in the beautiful mountain country of Austria. His...
After his discharge, jobs were hard to find, so James Pritchett took advantage of the G.I. Bill and went back to...
Richard Henry Hamilton was discharged on 29 October 1945 and used the G.I. Bill to attend the Fannie Farmer's School of...
Edward Driscoll loved President Truman [Annotator's Note: Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States], and...
George Colburn used the G.I. Bill to attend the Franklin Institute of Boston [Annotator's Note: Benjamin Franklin...
Arthur Lee returned to the United States in December 1945 by way of the Aleutians, landing at Seattle, Washington. From...
It was like a dream, sometimes John Snyder does not know if it [Annotator's Note: the war] happened or not. He tells it...

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