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Herbert Auerbach worked with the Burmese ambushing the Japanese. On many occasions the troops would just spray an area...
Robert Hammond had to deal with his own health when he was on leave in Philadelphia. He had an appendectomy, and while...
Vernon Leopold and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
After two different assignments on quartermaster duty in the United States, Rothacker Smith finally joined his...
From there [Annotator's Note: the United States Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland where William Curtis took his...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Louis Conter arrived onboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor on 5 December 1941 following practice firing and...
During the days following their [Annotator's Note: Harlan Twible and the other survivors of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35...
Richard Higgins was not on Bloody Nose Ridge but he was close it. Another man Higgins had great respect for was Red...
When Grant went out for his operation, he and the guard rode a streetcar into town then boarded another one that took...
Harold Baumgarten was released from the Royal Navy hospital [Annotator's Note: in Portsmouth, England] around 4 July...
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...
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...
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...
Lawrence Yatsu got a medical discharge. He had been in the hospital for over six months when he got his CDD, or...
Julian Siebert was taken by his German captors to Stalag XII-A. As far as he could see, there were just American...
Donelson Houseman was put in a truck, along with about five others who were also in bad shape, and sent to a town near...
Roger Bowers describes the camp guards [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] as mostly SS troops [...
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...
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...
Blanche Gangwere would leave each morning in a Clubmobile [Annotator's Note: she was billeted with an English family in...
Tom Quigley remembers the inefficiencies of the Red Cross and its volunteers and the impractical attitude they took...
Lauren Swinney had complications with her pregnancy and was admitted to the hospital over Christmas. The baby was born...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...

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