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[Annotator's Note: George Roberts served in the USAAF as a radio operator and gunner aboard Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress...
Kaliste Saloom and his Counter Intelligence Corps, or CIC, detachment was assigned to Allied headquarters in Algiers...
George Peto served with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World...
Claude Taylor returned from China and disembarked in San Francisco. He returned to Louisiana where he was discharged...
Harold Whitaker went overseas in 1949. He was at Johnson Air Force Base in Japan when the Korean War began. After the...
Lloyd Dendy met the toughest guy ever in Korea. He had been hit in the cheek by shrapnel and lost a lot of his teeth....
William Winter recognized during his OCS [Annotator's Note: officer candidate school] class how important education was...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Jennings Paul Hill, Sr. learned the war had ended by radio. The ships were having a big time and celebrating. The weird...
Norris Bucksell says that Rome, Italy is hard to beat. The war ending was great, but Rome was the best. Even the buses...
As a medic, Lawrence Angst saw a lot. Grave Registration used to get to him. They would come along with trucks and fill...
Ralph Hopkins felt people thought that World War 1 was the war to end all wars. Yet, there will always be someone like...
The Chinese would grab people on the streets and hand them over to the Americans if they were Japanese. George Colburn...
Gordon Tadewaldt recalled that the USS PGM-1 had patrol duty around the Philippines. He recalled the kamikaze attacks...
Henry Little joined the National Guard after World War 2 ended. He went into the combat engineers and went to Camp...
Dell Lauderdale was on a ship for 14 days en route to Japan. He woke up and saw little people scurrying around and...
James Warren David recalled always having the supplies they needed while living on the island [Annotator's Note: on...
Calvin Moret saw about half of his Tuskegee flight class dropout of training. That was about on par with that of the...
Hewitt Brian Gomez was called [Annotator's Note: called back to active duty] to serve during the Korean War, but he was...
Besides the flag raising, Dave Severance's most vivid memory was the loss of troops. They knew that the Japanese were...
Betty Peak feels that it is such a different feeling among the civilians now with the wars overseas. She never knew...
Burton Lewis entered Germany and helped set up a factory to manufacture netting in preparation for the crossing of the...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert and a few other prisoners were released from the prison camp near the end of the war. He...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
Harry Walker Wellford [Annotator's Note: while serving as the radar officer aboard the USS Harrison (DD-573)] remembers...
Hewitt Brian Gomez returned home mid July 1945 for leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of...
John Poole was in Innsbruck for a couple of weeks [Annotator's Note: following the German surrender on 8 May 1945]. It...
Warren Nolan was discharged from the Navy in New Orleans, Louisiana [Annotator's Note: in June 1946]. He went into the...
William Ebersole was on Iwo Jima when the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan [Annotator's Note: the first atomic...
While Harry Boughman was on leave in the United States, the war ended in Europe. He was transferred to Fort Hood, Texas...
David R. Saunders recalled when they announced that the war was over. Everyone was hooping and hollering. When he...
Walter Douglas was stationed at Pine Castle Air Base [Annotator's Note: Orlando, Florida] and he thought he may be...
Fredrick Hollis did not witness much family talk about the conflict during World War 2. Some of his relatives served in...
African American Technical Sergeant in military uniform sitting for a portrait in a wicker chair in the 1950s. He wears...
Communion being given outdoors in Korea by Father Preston J. Marquette in February 1952.
Communion being given outdoors in Korea by Father Preston J. Marquette in February 1952.

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