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Ed Rendelman stayed in the Army after the war. After being wounded, he was sent to a hospital in Bristol, England. It...
Kenneth Killilea boarded a hospital ship offshore of Iwo Jima after being wounded in action. The largest pieces of...
Benjamin Carson was on Guam when the war in the Pacific came to an end. All of the ship whistles and horns were blowing...
Edwin Knight knows that Americans fought for a good purpose during World War 2. The enemy could have won and we would...
After all he witnessed in the war, Anthony Costa had no negative feelings toward the Japanese. He was raised with...
William Laubner never flew after the war. A P-38 [Annotator's Note: Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft] could...
After being injured at Elbe River, Germany, Joseph Venerloh was sent to England to recover in a hospital. He was hoping...
John LeBure knew that work was being reduced so he left the company [Annotator's Note: Higgins Industries in New...
Following the end of the war, Harold Joslin remained in Japan briefly. The former captives were brought to a landing...
Felix Polito heard about the end of the war in Europe after his discharge [Annotator's Note: He was discharged in...
The war ended in Europe, but a lot of people were being shipped out to prepare for an invasion of Japan. Arnold Debrick...
Trinidad Ledesma was tired and had jungle worms, so he decided not to reenlist. He was at a hospital and quarantined...
Lawrence Yatsu got a medical discharge. He had been in the hospital for over six months when he got his CDD, or...
Glen Kuskie had survived being a Japanese prisoner of war in the Philippines and he finally returned to the United...
Carl Marca left Manila, Philippines on a troopship headed for Camp Stoneman [Annotator's Note: Camp Stoneman, Pittsburg...
When Warren Schmitt returned from Okinawa, he had to be sent to San Diego for hospitalization. By the time he recovered...
Bryghte Davis Godbold was transported from Wusong [Annotator's Note: Wusong, also spelled Woosung, China] through other...
Julian Siebert was taken by his German captors to Stalag XII-A. As far as he could see, there were just American...
Having survived bailing out of his B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] bomber over...
Donelson Houseman was put in a truck, along with about five others who were also in bad shape, and sent to a town near...
Thomas Landrum was born in April 1919 in Shreveport, Louisiana. His father was a painter and paper hanger. He was sick...
Roger Bowers describes the camp guards [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] as mostly SS troops [...
Melvin Dahlberg's first time abroad was in Italy which was very rundown. The local people were begging for food. He...
Richard Witaker was awarded the Purple Heart for being wounded on Okinawa. He was leaving Sugar Loaf Hill when a buddy...
Richard Boyd was wounded on 22 January [Annotator's Note: 22 January 1945]. His Purple Heart was awarded for frozen...
After he was transferred from Camp Stewart, Georgia, Rothacker Smith went to Texas where he was assigned to a...
When Daniel Chester reported back to his commanding officer, he was reassigned to the 3rd Battalion [Annotator's Note:...
Richard Keller received a Distinguished Service Cross but he does not think he deserved it. While recovering in the...
Dossie East's first encounter with the Japanese was in the Battle of the Coral Sea. During that battle, East's ship [...
Ben Skardon revisited the liberation of the Hoten Camp and the Russian occupation in that area of Manchuria. He...
Jack Skaggs realized that he had been on a long journey in his life. That journey has brought him pride and enjoyment....
They [Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher and his rear seat gunner George Fergusson] were taken to a sick bay in the bow [...
Norman Ikari went from the aid station to the 56th Evacuation Hospital. This was a forward tent hospital where they...
Edward E. Boyles was sent to Barnes General Hospital near Springdale, Washington after being in field hospitals for...
While Richard Yavenue was recuperating on the hospital ship [Annotator's Note: USS Solace (AH-5)] anchored off the...
Blanche Gangwere would leave each morning in a Clubmobile [Annotator's Note: she was billeted with an English family in...

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