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Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
Samuel Spector's most memorable experience of World War 2 was growing up from 18 to 20 years of age. His expectations...
Chester Strunk views The National WWII Museum as a valuable asset to teach people about the sacrifices made not only by...
For Harley Reynolds, it was extremely emotional going back to Normandy for the first time. Reynolds and the honorary...
Russell Clay found that his wartime experience as a barber in the Navy meant little in transitioning to civilian barber...
Overall, Robert J. Ferris enjoyed his experience in World War 2 and was glad he was a pilot. He comments on serving...
Olin Tisdale had a brother in the Army and a cousin in the Air Force at the same time he was in the military, but the...
Fred Aldridge decided to stay in the Navy after World War 2 because his family was growing up and needed educations. He...
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2. As a result of the war, his father realized his dream...
Roy Boreen felt that World War 2 did not change his values in life although the war did have an impact on his life...
John Pogue flew into Holland in a glider as a member of a rifle company. He was under fire there as he was in the...
William Harvey worked in the Commandant's office [Annotator's Note: of the Eighth Naval District headquartered in New...
Curt Simmons is trying to get the D-Day Museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana]...
Jack Taylor has lived in a great period of American history. He has had a happy life with a wonderful family and good...
Gerald West didn't think often of the Raiders after the war. In recent years the numerous reunions and meetings West...
James Weller pondered whether the accomplishments and sacrifices of the World War II were worthwhile. He sees...
After his discharge, Bernard Marcantel signed up for the reserves. He was afraid he would be called up during the...
Lloyd Guillory's most notable recollection of the war occurred on the day when he thought he was going to die. His...
Louis Conter saw the Second World War as an unconditional victory. Today's world is different. We should try to knock...
Harry McCauley finds the portrayal of the events of the war as presented by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and...
C. Charles Collie remembers the typhoon of 18 and 19 December 1944 as being his most memorable experience in World War...
Lloyd Duncan feels that the veterans of World War 2 and Korea received the respect and appreciation they deserved....
Russell Clark matured as a result of his time in the war. He became more religious after contemplating his survival...
Jimmie Dyer returned to the United States in July 1946. He wanted to surprise his family. His uncle was the undertaker...
After the Germans surrendered, the units moved back gradually. Anton Jaber thinks he went through every one of the...
Richard Audler's unit [Annotator's Notes: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit (Forward) 13 or CASU(F)-13] was stationed on...
Esther McNeil grew up on a farm in western Pennsylvania. She was the sixth of eight children.After going into nursing...
Delewski still hears from different people from the Laffey. After the war he took advantage of the G.I. Bill and got...
Hairston was sent to Randolph Field in Texas to learn how to fly [Annotator’s Note: after the end of World War II]....
During one of his trips back to the United States Alexander Vraciu was offered the opportunity to fly the Zero [...
Bailey feels that war should be over with. His division fought the Chinese in North Korea. Young men are fighting today...
While Childers was a cadet he was asked by Colonel Mangrum if he had received a Purple Heart. When he told Mangrum that...
After the war, James Smith had a hard time adjusting to civilian life. He got a job before he was even discharged from...
William Disanza's business lasted over 30 years. The war did not change Disanza drastically. He was in the Civilian...
Lou Brissie's father really wanted him to finish college. Mr. Mack [Annotator's Note: Cornelius McGillicuddy, Sr., or...
Grant Ichikawa was first taken to an assembly center located on a horse racing track near Turlock, California. His...

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