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Blanche Gangwere would leave each morning in a Clubmobile [Annotator's Note: she was billeted with an English family in...
Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...
Cleveland Peterson's most memorable experience was being close to Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. During the...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
Russell Hoff has vivid memories of his prisoner of war experiences. He has flashbacks that will probably never leave...
Lloyd Guillory's most notable recollection of the war occurred on the day when he thought he was going to die. His...
In November 1945, George Rudloff left India to return to the United States via troopship. He travelled to Bombay, India...
Harold Berkman returned to the United States via New York harbor. He arrived at night with the Statue of Liberty and...
After the end of the war in Europe, Carrol Joy began to see people released to go home. He did know how many points he...
After James Weller’s 14 day leave in Paris, he was trucked back to his original base in Czechoslovakia. He received...
Robert Fisch returned to Hungary which was in the Russian zone of occupation. The occupiers took from the returning...
Robert Marovelli arrived in San Francisco with his uniform a shambles, and the orders for new clothes had been fouled....
Isabella Karle said that certain measures were taken to insure against radiation sickness, including the daily...
Alois Kopp saw conditions improve when he and other POWs from Burma were brought to Saigon. The local Vietnamese hated...
Alexander Jefferson survived the horrible conditions of Stalag Luft III. General Patton was horrified of the conditions...
John Luckadoo and the other cadets were segregated in advanced flight training between single engine and twin engine....
After basic training Richard Greer and the other Marines from his boot camp class went to Norfolk, Virginia where they...
Richard Ford waited about three months for a boat back to the United States. Germans were sinking boats in the Gulf of...
John Noack called the base and they sent some trucks in to pick them up. They were in a new base which was a mudhole....
On a rainy day William Disanza would work around the house. He did a variety of odd jobs with odd solutions and trick...
Ardell Bollinger arrived in Europe in July 1943. He was shot down 23 September 1944. Bollinger’s first mission was a “...
[Annotators Note: Joseph Diamond served in the army as a combat medic with the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry...
Richard Greer thought very highly of the navy medical personnel who worked with them. The pharmacist’s mates were...
Charles Scheffel did not know what to do when people start shooting at him but he realized that he had to do something...
Richard Greer was in the hospital when John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor. Greer was supposed to have been in...
Charles Scheffel had about 5,000 dollars in a musette bag. He got into a jeep with a driver who was from New York City...
Alexander Jefferson went into Stalag Luft III with about 75 to 100 prisoners. The rooms were crowded so they turned the...
Lynn Compton never found Lieutenant Dike [Annotators Note: Norman S. Dike] when he went to search for him while his men...
Robert Hammond was sent to Great Lakes, Illinois in the dead of winter for boot camp. He was prepared for the cold, but...
During the Korean War Thomas Ballew served in General MacArthur's Headquarters in Tokyo. He was in personnel [Annotator...
Robert Fisch became part of the Jewish men who were between 18 and 48 years of age who were called up to serve the...
Wanda Damberg witnessed the science building at the university converted into a small clinic [Annotator’s Note: Damberg...
Roger Shaw was assigned to the SS George Gayle on the Industrial Canal while it was still being completed by the...
For Robert Rosendahl, fear is what kept him going during the Bataan Death March. The Japanese were barbarians. Very few...
Judith Baron arrived in Sweden along with many other sick people on the ship [Annotator's Note: she departed from...
Anthony Acevedo started his diary a little at a time. He entered information about what was happening in his area. They...

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