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Henry Malec began his training in the Army in Camp Robinson near Little Rock, Arkansas. He was issued his uniform,...
William B. Hughes knew he wanted to be a soldier when he first saw his brother in uniform. He eventually joined the...
James Jeter was drafted in 1944 but did not pass the physical examination at Fort Humbug [Annotator’s Note: in...
Oran Harris maintains that after having walked for 67 days, 2,000 people from the Bataan Death March were transferred...
The flight to Chakulia, India took John Elliott and his B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy...
There were many gold stars in the windows around Lorraine Mesken's home, and she remembers helping to console mothers...
Harold W. Berkman was born in Brooklyn, New York in February 1926. Florida has been his home since 1975. He has...
Norman Mineta grew up in California where the Alien Land Law existed. It stated that if one was not a citizen of the...
Walter Ram and his fellow crewmates had to wait for another airplane before continuing their bombing missions. A female...
All of Manfred Klepper's maternal relatives were in the United States. They sent letters to Klepper and his mother to...
Paula Knobler heard the sound of artillery as the Russians approached her concentration camp. The Germans evacuated...
James Jeter was born in Jetertown, Louisiana [Annotator’s Note: near Leesville, Louisiana]. It was a small settlement...
Kaliste Saloom went through specialized training prior to his assignment to military intelligence. It was particularly...
Winnecken Gerhard was sent to Normandy around 15 May 1944, only a few weeks prior to the D-Day invasion [Annotator's...
Edwin Knight knows that Americans fought for a good purpose during World War 2. The enemy could have won and we would...
Had he not joined the Marine Corps, H. Lloyd Wilkerson might have become a journalist. He has lately embarked on a book...
Gabriel Spinelli didn't stay in Quayoung [Annotator's Note: phonetic spelling] too long, but while there he was often...
Zhanna Dawson stayed with her benefactor who took her into his home [Annotator's Note: Dawson was hired to help the...
Henry Joffray sailed his first Merchant Marine voyage delivering shredded wheat for the troops. [Annotator's Note:...