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Frank Bostwick was born in 1925 in Blanchard, Louisiana and grew up in Blanchard during the Great Depression. His...
Ghislaine Hegerty was born in November 1924 in Courtrai, Belgium. Her childhood was serene prior to the war. She was...
Patrick Russell was born in Minneapolis in 1919. His wife was born there as well. He attended 14 different schools...
Randolph Trappey was born in December 1928 in Jeanerette, Louisiana, and grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana, where his...
Robert Liles was born in 1920 in Webb City, Missouri and grew up in Jefferson City. When the depression began, his...
Edwin McGhee was born in Brownwood, Texas. His father was employed during the Depression and kept his family fed. The...
George Sakato was born in Colton, California at a Union Pacific and Southern Pacific hub for the Railroad company. His...
Claude Shannahan was named for three of his dad's brothers who had died of pneumonia in Canada. Shannahan was born in...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
Perry Smith was born at West Point, New York in 1934 while his father was serving as an instructor at the US Military...
A captain when he was discharged from the Navy, John Curtis Spencer was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and was...
Jack Trautman Lengsfield was born in January 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Despite the hardships of the Great...
Martin Brignac was born in November 1921 in Lutcher, Louisiana. He only lived there the first year and then moved to...
They [Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks, his family, and the 600 other missionaries] arrived at Santo Tomas and spent...
As a kid from Nebraska, Kenneth Marshall was not aware of the hazards of sun exposure in the south Pacific, and he was...
Robert Mayes knew the end of the war was impending when the Germans were trying to surrender to his unit [Annotator's...
Benedict Bronder was shipped to Africa on an LCI, or Landing Craft Infantry, and then from Africa to the United States...
After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
Carrol Joy moved from England to France in July [Annotator’s Note: July 1944]. Afterward, his squadron would be in...
Charles Balaza enlisted [Annotator's Note: in the Army] on 12 February 1940 prior to the entry of the United States in...
Wayne Pierce and his regiment were moved to an airbase in the south of England in anticipation of the start of the...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Henry Malec and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
Donald Scott, a prisoner of war in Germany, describes being able to hear the guns of the Germans attacking the...
Edmund Durocher landed on Guadalcanal weighing 156 pounds and left weighing 126. He had no socks because they had...
Arthur Pendleton does not recall to much more about Cape Gloucester. There was nothing pleasant about it and he was...
Paul Amrod arrived on the southern beaches of Okinawa to aggressive Japanese artillery fire. There was still heavy...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Four days after arriving at Guadalcanal, H. Lloyd Wilkerson put his commanding officer on an evacuation flight out of...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
Norman Neste feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is a good institution to have, especially for...
Lewis Guidry thinks it is very important to keep the history of World War 2 alive. A major message is to always try to...
Herbert Fontenot did not look back after leaving the Navy. He enjoyed his wartime experience and his career afterward....

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