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Frank Fontana and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion] had to turn in all their...
Frederick Hollis was drafted in August 1952. He had 16 weeks of Army basic training in Fort Bliss, Texas, eight weeks...
Clarence Schilperoot returned home by train after reaching the United States. He had a reunion with his parents upon...
When the war in Europe ended, Herbert Auerbach found out there was a point system set up to determine who went home and...
Kaliste Saloom returned home after nearly four years in the military. Almost three years were spent overseas. He had...
In 1949, Louis R. Lepore joined a local tank unit that was later sent to Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 1950 to...
In the Summer of 1946, Wilbur Thomas returned home from the Philippines. He landed in San Francisco [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Clifford Suthern Hayes returned home after completing occupation duty in Europe]. Clifford Suthern...
Daniel J. Lennon was discharged from the Army in October 1945 in California. He used the G.I. Bill to go to college....
Olin Tisdale wasn't deterred by what he endured during World War 2. After VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan...
After he was discharged, Lloyd Duncan returned to Coffeyville, Kansas and went to junior college on the GI Bill. He...
Ernest Chauvin got orders to go to Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 25 June 1950 to 27 July 1953] and spent a year...
After liberation, Charles Harrison was taken to a Guam fleet hospital, and thought it was heaven. The galley was open...
John DuBose had eight months of back pay when he departed the SS Frenchtown. He was concerned that he would be robbed...
Walter Bowsher worked on an effort called the Mount Fuji Project which was supposedly building a children's playground...
Billy Michal's paternal grandfather worked his way up the ladder in the local lumber business [Annotator's Note: in...
Harlan Twible may have had nightmares after the war but it was nothing he could not handle. He left active duty the...
Joel Varner had no desire to stay in the Army Air Forces. He wanted an education. He went right back to college. He got...
Back in the United States, John Coxe went home on a pass and married his girlfriend of seven years. Then he was...
It was like a dream, sometimes John Snyder does not know if it [Annotator's Note: the war] happened or not. He tells it...
After returning to California, Theodore Theodore was sent to Denver, Colorado for two months where he had the job of...
Roland Lehker discharged from the Marine Corp at Corpus Christie at the end of World War 2. Lehker reflected on the...
Joseph Pilcher said that when the war ended in Europe, it seemed like every aircraft in the 9th Air Force went airborne...
Carl Trim did not find it hard to adjust to civilian life. He attended college, while his wife worked. In 1948, Trim...
Lewis S. Evans served as assistant harbor master for his community in Massachusetts after he retired. He answered the...
It took about six months for Frank Lombardo to be discharged in the United States. Lombardo felt he was a lucky man...
Fred Gordon was enjoying life after the war. He was in Czechoslovakia waiting to be sent home. In the meantime, he was...
Frank Hartzell received leave and went to the French Rivera after the war. He saw Cologne and witnessed its total...
Earl Tweed served in Germany on occupation duty as commander of an anti-tank company. He held that command until the...
Earl Flanagan was discharged in 1946 and returned home to his mother and sister. He found it difficult to adjust back...
After three months in Japan, Edward Bale had the necessary points to rotate back to the United States. He left Nagasaki...
After Donald Strait came back to the United States he got married and worked in the Office of Flying Safety in Winston-...
In some ways, Ira Schilling felt he grew up very quickly due to his experience serving in the US Marine Corps during...
On VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945], James Morehead was base commander at Chico Air Force...
Bryghte Davis Godbold was sent on a 90 day leave after his hospital check out following his return home. He ultimately...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...

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