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Richard Scheerer never spoke much about the war after he got home. He just wanted to forget it. It was a four year...
James Kemp McLaughlin returned home after the war and received a 30 day leave after which he reported to the...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Richard Baile's crew all thought alike. They were optimistic. None of them thought they would be shot down. Baile does...
While Richard Keller was in Miami he got a phone call from a major asking if Keller wanted to go to the Command and...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
George Edward Morgan was born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey on 29 June 1927. He had a younger brother named Robert....
Fredrick Hollis was born in January 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. The Great Depression started in October 1929 and his...
Raymond Bailey was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Jobs at the time only paid about one dollar per day....
Philip Schweitzer cannot think of many other lighter moments than the ones he's already mentioned. He remembers one...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
After coming back to the United States Raymond Wells took a train to meet his wife in Aberdeen, North Dakota. On the...
Monty Joe Boitnott loaded transports with over 250,000 prisoners. Some of the prisoners were kept in North Africa for...
Once sent back to New Orleans, Frank Mancuso was assigned as a special services officer [Annotators Note: at Camp Leroy...
Sterling Cale was sent to Korea near Pusan while the rest of the transferred troops went to Sasebo, Japan. He was with...
A year after Raymond Wells was shipped to Okinawa Joyce joined him there. At the time there was very little in terms of...
Bernard Marcus was in the army reserves during the Korean War. He was not called up for active duty. The Defense...
[Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
Sterling Cale received several different military decorations. He received multiple Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and a...
Norman Mineta joined his father in the insurance business after his military discharge. He was at Berkley University in...
George Peto has kept numerous photographs and documents from and regarding the war and shared them with interviewer....
After the war, Lisle Neher stayed in the Reserves. He ended up with an M Day assignment, or Mobilization assignment, in...
Richard Nummer returned to the United States in July 1946 after being in Japan for nine months. While on the trip home...
Jack Madden was in Europe when the war ended. He was delighted. He had not followed the course of the war too closely...
Frederick Hollis was drafted in August 1952. He had 16 weeks of Army basic training in Fort Bliss, Texas, eight weeks...
When the war in Europe ended, Herbert Auerbach found out there was a point system set up to determine who went home and...
After he was discharged, Lloyd Duncan returned to Coffeyville, Kansas and went to junior college on the GI Bill. He...
Harlan Twible may have had nightmares after the war but it was nothing he could not handle. He left active duty the...
Earl Tweed served in Germany on occupation duty as commander of an anti-tank company. He held that command until the...
After three months in Japan, Edward Bale had the necessary points to rotate back to the United States. He left Nagasaki...
In some ways, Ira Schilling felt he grew up very quickly due to his experience serving in the US Marine Corps during...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
John Singlaub wanted to be a regular Army officer after the war ended. He immediately applied for the integration of...
George A. Sarosi felt he was on an adventure when he reached America [Annotator's Note: he fled Hungary in December...
Burton Johnson feared that his handling of Japanese POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] would be held against him...

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