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Leon Bass's mother always told him he did not need to use violence to solve a problem. His friends were tough guys....
Dr. Norman Francis was on a panel at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana...
Ittsei Nakagawa never wanted to talk about it [Annotator's Note: surviving the atomic bomb detonation over Hiroshima,...
Betty Soskin remembers the blackouts. She worked in San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California] in a...
Raymond Kaiser never saw large concentrations of troops. The largest he saw was about 25. He was flying wingman when he...
Luba Keller says she was liberated by the Russians in Feldafing, Germany. The Russians came in the morning and the...
When Alan Moskin was on occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March 1946] the Nuremberg War...
Ora Hicks went to Kansas [Annotator's Note: Kansas City, Missouri] for nursing training in 1933. She had taught school...
Seymour Reitman was near Regensburg, Austria, when Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd...
In the summer before the October revolution [Annotator's Note: Hungarian Revolution of 1956, or Hungarian Uprising, 23...
Calvin Moore went to one place where a guy hit him with an axe. They were cutting black mahogany trees. He does not...
Guy Stern had landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, three days after the invasion [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944,...
While serving in England, there was a ship that gave Lee O. McKinnon and his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Calvert (...
After bootcamp, Carrel Reavis was sent to Hawaii, where he stayed for the whole war. All he did was load and unload...
Richard Tempus Dixon was assigned to the USS YR-69 [Annotator's Note: non-self-propelled floating workshop YR-69, in...
Bud Loring went from Santa Maria [Annotator's Note: Army Airfield, Santa Barbara County, California] to Colchester,...
George Hardy went on leave after graduation [Annotator's Note: from aviation cadet training at Tuskegee Army Air Field...
Leon Bass left from Boston [Annotator's Note: Boston, Massachusetts] and crossed the Atlantic [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: William King was trained to repair and maintain communications equipment at Camp Crowder, Missouri...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Burrell was sent overseas after nearly being court-martialed in boot camp.] Joseph Burrell...
Vaughn Whitworth boarded a troop train to Norfolk, Virginia where he loaded onto the USS James O'Hara (APA-90) and...
Robert Guitard went to Livorno [Annotator's Note: Livorno, Italy] to a replacement depot. They got news that General...
Roswell Weil does not recall the ship he crossed the ocean [Annotator’s Note: Atlantic Ocean] on. There was no place to...
Robert Guitard was in Florence [Annotator's Note: Florence, Italy] on Christmas Eve [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1945...
George Mitchell wanted to be in the Coast Artillery, but that unit was deleted, and he was drifting from job to job. He...
In his advanced training, Guy Stern had to interrogate prisoners. They were taught four or five methods and were given...
Ernest Jackson was sitting in a movie theater watching a musical when the movie was stopped and it was announced that...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Calvin Moore which Pacific islands stand out to him the most.] Okinawa [...
Ivan Bodis-Wollner's father converted to Catholicism at some point. By Hungarian law, as an under-aged child, Bodis-...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
After the war ended, Peggy Upham went back home [Annotator's Note: to Dallas, Texas]. There was no money for her to go...
Wallace Yip, Sr. returned to China and got married after the war. He brought his wife back in 1947. She did not speak...
John Kerner was in London, England for about ten days. He was on leave and only had to report back when the ship was to...
Johnny Ngai says the trouble is that they [Annotator's Note: the Veterans Administration or VA] do not help you if you...
Calvin Moore used his G.I. Bill to buy a house and go to school. The G.I. Bill was important to post World War 2...
George Will says that the Cold War was inevitable after World War 2 because Josef Stalin [Annotator's Note: Russian...

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