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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...
Delano Brister had a career in the United States Army. The Louisiana Maneuvers made a great impression on him. He...
Patrick Russell returned to the United States after the war. He received orders to report to Pensacola to form another...
Murphy Burke made good, lasting friendships while in the Navy, and when he got out, he took advantage of the G.I. Bill...
Richard Baile's crew all thought alike. They were optimistic. None of them thought they would be shot down. Baile does...
Charles Murray served during the Korean War but by the time he got over there the war had ended. He did see action in...
Keith Renstrom and Amagony [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling; on Iwo Jima] looked at each other and gave each other...
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...
Donald Lindquist was an officer in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2 and returned to military service during...
Obie Wickersham was born in March 1925 in Oklahoma. One of the legacies of his father's World War 1 service was...
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...
After Michael Mervosh helped his wounded friends in the foxhole he realized that he had lost his hearing [Annotator's...
Guy Leefe, Jr. accumulated about 4,000 hours of flight time during his time in the service. He was discharged in...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
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...
In June 1947 Walter Bank went from Japan to the United States and joined the Navy reserves in New York for the benefits...
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...
Donald Lindquist was an officer in the US Merchant Marine. After the war, he went to school for Business Administration...
[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...
James Downing did not return to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) after it was repaired. He served on the USS South Dakota...
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...

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