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Allen Pedersen landed in Oran, North Africa on 11 May [Annotator's Note: 11 May 1943]. It was supposedly the largest...
According to Winchell [Annotator's Note: Walter Winchell, syndicated American newspaper gossip columnist], Hearst [...
Norman Bussel was in prison in Stalag Luft IV [Annotator’s Note: Stalag Luft IV (Stammlager Luft IV), Gross Tychow,...
Horace Sharp had communications with the German defendants at the Nuremburg Trials. [Annotator's Note: Sharp was a...
In late August or early September 1945, Sammy Ray shipped out with the 1st Marine Division [Annotator's Note: Ray was a...
Herbert Heilbrun was not working the day Pearl Harbor occurred [Annotator's Note: on 7 December 1941]. On that Sunday...
After island hopping through the Solomons during 1943 and 1944, Kenneth Marshall was in the Pacific on the USS...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Houston served in the US Marine Corps as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion,...
Reva Kibort could not attend school because the war broke out in 1939 when the Germans invaded Poland [Annotator's Note...
Joseph Krause was stationed in Washington State while he continued his training to be a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing...
Robert Hammond had to deal with his own health when he was on leave in Philadelphia. He had an appendectomy, and while...
After training in Texas, Joseph Medicine Crow went to Camp McCoy near New York, New York for embarkation to Europe. He...
After completing 17 weeks of infantry basic training, Tokuji Yoshihashi was sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi. After two...
The trip overseas for Richard Witaker was difficult because so many of his fellow Marines got seasick on the 31 day...
Lester M. Bornstein was sent to New York for his deployment. He stayed in some barracks for a few weeks before he was...
After infantry training, Herbert Siebert was sent to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey and shipped out of New York on a converted...
Daniel J. Lennon remembered the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean was not particularly good for enlisted men. His unit [...
After nine weeks' training, Alex Lopez sailed on the Ile de France [Annotator's Note: the SS Ile de France was a French...
Upon graduation from armorer's school in Colorado, Austin Hustead was assigned to the 81st Fighter Squadron, a P-47...
Arnold Debrick went to Camp Hood, Texas for basic training. He was used to hard work so basic training was not all that...
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...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
Richard Higgins was not on Bloody Nose Ridge but he was close it. Another man Higgins had great respect for was Red...
David Yoho remembers the huge fleet off Okinawa and the explosion of an ammunition ship. It had been attacked by a...
Adolf Wesselhoeft feels fortunate that the war ended before he had to join the Hitler youth. His home fell within the...
After three weeks in therapy at Letterman Army Hospital [Annotator's Note: located at the Presidio of San Francisco,...
Harry Quinn has been bothered with physical and mental problems resulting from the war. He goes to the VA [Annotator’s...
Edwin Knight knows that Americans fought for a good purpose during World War 2. The enemy could have won and we would...
Abe Milkis took a train home from New York. [Annotator’s Note: he arrived in New York after he returned from Europe...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
Roy Uthes was in Myitkyinā when word was received about the end of the war with Japan. After the war he was flown out...
After all he witnessed in the war, Anthony Costa had no negative feelings toward the Japanese. He was raised with...
Jack Brukman started law school using the GI Bill. That was interrupted by the sudden death of his father and the...
Although Archibald Higgins thought he would fly home. That did not happen. He sailed on a ship from Manila. The voyage...

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