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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Ryan O'Brien returned to his same crew after being hospitalized for an injury in a crash. His 35th mission was his last...
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
Jeannine Burk was liberated in 1944. Her mother retrieved her and brought her home. [Annotator's Note: Burk, a Jewish...
Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
George Sakato mentions that there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
Samuel Malta had difficulties after his discharge from the service. He did not like taking orders from civilians. He...
John Kerner heard of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor while he was walking down the street and overheard it. He and...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
On the day after V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], John Wicklund and a friend went to...
Joseph DeMott eventually lost track of the friends he made in the prison camps on Java. One of the men, who had part of...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
Robert Fisch witnessed Jews working for the Germans while he was incarcerated. Those complicit kapos, as they were...
Robert Liles contracted amoebic dysentery in China and was sent to a hospital in India. He flew back to his base in a...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
Calvin Elliott decided he wanted to try and be an airplane pilot. He was fascinated by the B-25s [Annotator's Note:...
Helen Gagel was sent to Texas to an Army Hospital at Fort Brooke, Texas. She was sent from there to Chickasha, Oklahoma...
By daylight, combat started again. Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Swaney [Annotator's Note: Arthur Swanson from Boston,...
Arnold Debrick has one regret [Annotator's Note: from his time in Company B, 9th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th...
Donald Stratton recalls that none of the men were sleeping [Annotator's Note: when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...
For the year prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the attack was on Sunday, 7 December 1941], James...
Charles Murray was going down the hill with his soldiers behind him. As he got down toward the bottom where two sunken...
Herbert W. Ridyard arrived at battalion headquarters prior to the advance on Sinz, Germany and was sent to find a...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Edward E. Boyles received many awards and citations for his service in World War 2. He received the Presidential Unit...
Floyd Horne was fortunate that his first combat mission was short. It was near Calais [Annotator's Note: Calais, Hauts-...
In the main camp [Annotator's Note: Hoten Camp, Mukden, Manchuria; present day China], Malcolm Ernest and the prisoners...
David Heath was told the Marines could not use a man with a hole in his stomach, so he was shipped back to Camp...
[Annotator's Note: George Mitchell served on the Commandant's staff in Arlington, Virginia at Headquarters Marine Corps...
Eugene Vaadi enlisted in the US Army Air Forces at age 20 and was sent to Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama for...
When he left Hammond in mid 1943, Frank Patti went to Camp Beauregard in Alexandria, Louisiana, where he was issued...
Ben Steele had not eaten in three days when he was captured. He was captured after walking out in front of an enemy...
Harold Bergbower was on Clark Field in the Philippines on 8 December [Annotator's Note: 8 December 1941] when the...

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