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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,...
Chester Biernacki returned to the United States and had two companies assigned to him. He then volunteered to go to the...
Edward E. Boyles remarked that about 90 percent of the Japanese soldiers would rather die than bring embarrassment to...
When he returned to the United States, William Goldsborough was mustered out of Fort Meade [Annotator's Note: Fort...
William Hall settled down after the war with the Marines but grew angry with the Marine Corps and quit. He did not like...
Donald Long had enough points after the war to be discharged from the Navy, but he and his wife elected for him to...
William J. Pribyl left Calcutta {Annotator's Note: Calcutta, India] on 3 May 1946 on a Liberty ship [Annotator's Note:...
He has no memory of VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945], but Harold Shook remembered that on...
John Singlaub wanted to be a regular Army officer after the war ended. He immediately applied for the integration of...
Jimmy Doi stayed in the Army until 1949. He had reenlisted as a quartermaster because he did not want to be in the...
After being discharged, Robert Cahoon returned to Pickens, Mississippi. He did not have a difficult time readjusting to...
Kenneth Wieland was born in Fisher, Minnesota September 1926. He grew up there. [Annotator's Note: Someone enters the...
When hostilities ended, Irwin Schneider was sent up to the Philippine Islands. It was in the Philippines that he was...
Norris Bucksell says he needs a lot of sleep. He goes to mass every night. [Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks him...
Attending the Southern Signal Corps School at Camp Murphy in Jupiter, Florida, Robert Kinzler became a radar officer...
George A. Sarosi felt he was on an adventure when he reached America [Annotator's Note: he fled Hungary in December...
Erik Johnsen was in school at Tulane, University in New Orleans, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He feels this...
Burton Johnson feared that his handling of Japanese POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] would be held against him...
His job was to help get new men settled in, but Raymond Wells had a PFC to help him. Next there were orders to go to...
[Annotator's Note: Henry Armstrong reenlisted in the Army after returning home from Europe.] Armstrong was assigned to...
Freeman Dyson feels that the atomic bomb and the consequential generation of nuclear power were the most important...
Raymond Downs thinks the experience made him feel good about living in this country [Annotator's Note: the United...
Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
David Heath missed his military friends. He does not think he suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. However,...
Samuel Spector's most memorable experience of World War 2 was growing up from 18 to 20 years of age. His expectations...
After returning to Jefferson Barracks [Annotator's Note: Saint Louis, Missouri], the military wanted to keep Bernard...
Chester Strunk views The National WWII Museum as a valuable asset to teach people about the sacrifices made not only by...

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