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Henry Baul believes the military offered a bit more racial respect than his civilian life. While in the Marine Corps,...
George Rudloff felt like the Japanese had to be killed. The atrocities committed by the Japanese military were very bad...
Louis John Walter had few of the military benefits as a civilian [Annotator's Note: Walter served in the United States...
Melvin C. Whitman had to figure out how to work with the Army when he landed on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Battle of...
William Currier's most memorable experience of World War 2 was his first day at boot camp. He grew up in one day. He...
Clarence Schilperoot feels World War 2 should continue to be studied. Many of his memories are personal. They are the...
Russell Hoff has vivid memories of his prisoner of war experiences. He has flashbacks that will probably never leave...
Frank Borrell thinks about the men he served with. They became like members of his family. Everyone tried to be friends...
Dossie East's most memorable experience was picking up a Japanese pilot just outside the harbor after the attack [...
Virgil Clayton Moen did not suffer from post traumatic stress or any other psychological issues after returning from...
Because of his involvement in the war, Edward Grant does not feel like The National WWII Museum is for him. He believes...
When Julian Trist Bringier McConnell was leaving Panama for the Pacific, his PT Boat [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo...
When Ted Wiebe remembers the Battle of the Coral Sea he thinks of it as just another duty station. He did what he was...
To Jack Brukman, the most memorable incident of World War 2 was when his hearing saved him from being injured by a bomb...
[Annotator's Note: Marietta Baham gives the interviewer pages of information.] Marietta Baham was sad for most of the...
James W. Phillips went back to working at a show factory after World War 2, and then later worked in civil service....
Max Finesmith was a disciplined young man before his service. He worked through the Depression and at one time his...
Gerald West didn't think often of the Raiders after the war. In recent years the numerous reunions and meetings West...
Vernon Grimes has lost two wives since the war, but never cried over them, despite loving them dearly. He believes his...
Irwin Schneider was changed by the war completely. He had led a sheltered life prior to his service. He learned to be a...
The war ended while Irving Miller was in the hospital. He was discharged on the point system. Everyone talked about the...
William Leibold never stopped believing that he would make it home to his wife. The reunion with his wife on his parent...
Philip Sciortino has a portrait in his office of him during his service in the Philippines. Sciortino recollects his...
Robert G. Frey has spoken more to the interviewer about the war than he has ever previously done. He was there and when...
Robert Templet feels that the youth of today may not be as interested in World War 2, or even protecting their liberty...
John H. Price, Jr. felt elation with the end of the war in Europe. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Carrel Reavis where he thinks the Montford Point Marines fit into the Civil...
Garland Virgil Longhoffer did have contact with civilians. During mopping up [Annotator's Note: cleaning up missions]...
Melvin C. Whitman had few harassing fire missions during the nights when the Japanese would move on Peleliu [Annotator'...
Sammy Ray recalled storming the beach of Peleliu in the afternoon [Annotator's Note: of 15 September 1944] and that...
John L. Cowan does not remember much about his time in the military. It was not very exciting. Cowan decided to serve...
Edward Chinnis' most memorable experience of World War 2 was going through a typhoon with 55 foot waves. He fought...
On his return to the United States, Maurice Hackler was stationed at Camp Chaffe, Arkansas. He recieved a 30 day...
Roy Joseph Moss spent time in a rehabilitation hospital [Annotator's Note: after being wounded in March 1945]. He was...
John Singlaub had a problem getting into the POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp on Hainan Island. The...
Delbert Wombacher was in Reims [Annotator's Note: Reims, France]. A call came out from headquarters, who knew they had...

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