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Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...
Fernando Serna recollects being transported to Japan and Formosa aboard a ship that was used during World War 1 to move...
Norris Gwin's most memorable experience during the war was when he substituted for a sick man on guard duty. Snipers...
Cleveland Peterson's most memorable experience was being close to Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. During the...
Weldon Fruge credits the war with teaching him how to get along with people, and he thinks it was a good thing for a...
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...
Asked his most memorable experience of World War 2, Joseph DeMott said it was the camaraderie, and noted that it was a...
Hana Zoltz has always had a difficult life. Even in American, life was tough. She saved her money by not eating or...
After his discharge, Bernard Marcantel signed up for the reserves. He was afraid he would be called up during the...
Lloyd Guillory's most notable recollection of the war occurred on the day when he thought he was going to die. His...
Herbert Fontenot joined the Navy because it was the only branch that would accept him at 16 years of age. He loved his...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Swanson was assigned to the USCGC Comanche (WPG-76) on escort duty for the troop transport...
Lloyd Dendy went to the Russell Islands [Annotator's Note: Solomon Islands]. Pavuvu and Mbanika were coconut...
It was November [Annotator's Note: November 1944] and everything at Auschwitz was gray, the weather was terrible, and...
Joseph Haines was glad to get back home. Nobody was happier to see him than his mother. He arrived back in the United...
Thomas Houdek was liberated and sent to Riesa, Germany where he spent several weeks waiting for American troops to...
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...
Joseph Krause describes the medical conditions from which he suffers, some of which he attributes to his military...
Ira Milan went back the United States on a crowded ship, but the food was good on board, and it was a pleasant trip. He...
Robert Fisch returned to Hungary which was in the Russian zone of occupation. The occupiers took from the returning...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister and mother left Manila, Philippines aboard the SS John Lykes and were repatriated to San...
Robert Marovelli arrived in San Francisco with his uniform a shambles, and the orders for new clothes had been fouled....
Hana Zoltz arrived at Auschwitz by train. Many people had died during the forced journey. They were confined in the...
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...
Thomas Crosby had bad asthma as a child, so while he was living in the internment camp, he slept in a bed by the window...
David Oreck guesses he was on between five and ten missions as a navigator on a B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29...
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....

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