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James Downing thought time was compressed during the attack. [Annotator's Note: During the Japanese attack on Pearl...
[Annotator's Note: Thomas Kiyoshi Tsubota and the interviewer review a photograph album that he had kept during and...
William Burrus was going through Plauen [Annotator's Note: Plauen, Germany] when he met a young German girl. It was a...
Alexander Jefferson flew a mission to Ploesti [Annotator's Note: Ploesti, Romania]. It was the first time Jefferson had...
Homer Cole parlayed his skill at bowling alley management plus his people skills to begin a political career in 1985 as...
Robert Prince's outfit [Annotator's Note: 98th Field Artillery Battalion (pack)] was needed in New Guinea because at...
[Annotator's Note: John Paul served in the US Army Air Forces as a pilot flying Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy...
Herman Prager witnessed the end of the war while on Midway Island. Following Midway, he sailed to Pearl Harbor for rest...
Victor Befera was a replacement for those stationed overseas, and those stationed with the most points [Annotator's...
Jack Barnes returned to the United States for 30 days after he left Europe following Germany's surrender. Following his...
Jean "Marian" Alva Yancey Landry was glad to return home after the war. Adjustment was no problem as she obtained her...
Donald Draxler was discharged from the Army in July 1946. He bought a house in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Draxler wanted to...
Walter Bala enjoyed going to his bomb group [Annotator's Note: Bala was a member of the 732nd Bombardment Squadron,...
James "Jim" Geisler was in the Panama Canal when he learned of the Japanese surrender [Annotator's Note: Victory Over...
Although Archibald Higgins thought he would fly home. That did not happen. He sailed on a ship from Manila. The voyage...
When Kenneth H. Bailey was getting ready to go to England, the First Sergeant would say they could do what they wanted...
Isadore Bronstein and the 97th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Bronstein was an assistant BAR man in Company C,...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Eugene Overcash served in the Army as a paratrooper in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 501st...
James Ramsey Golden was separated from service at Camp Blanding, Florida in September 1945 with the rank of First...
After being discharged in August 1946, Harry McKnight went home and enrolled in the University of Ohio [Annotator's...
After the war, Jerome Paul DiFulco simply carried on adjusting to civilian life. He had no troubles after the first...
Alfred Anthony Alvarez was given a platoon in the 187th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: 187th Glider Infantry...
When he was discharged from Company C, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Floyd Fogg said he "had it good… but...
Josefine "Piepsi" Joyce was taken to the location where she was arrested by Charlie Kinesley [Annotator's Note:...
Back in North Dakota after the war, Verna White waited for six months for her husband to return home from occupation...
Alfiero Giamberardino started screaming about the war's end when they heard about it on the radio. The British were on...
Vernon Brantley had communicated with his wife via V-mail [Annotator's Note: Victory Mail; postal system put into place...
Reverend Doctor Lamar Edward Smith was stationed in the desert [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] After his discharge [Annotator's Note: in May 1946...
When Paul Carter arrived in the United States and learned that he would be getting 60 days of leave, he was overjoyed....
Following the war's conclusion, Claude Taylor sailed aboard LSM-352 [Annotator's Note: LSM stands for Landing Ship,...
Julian Gould Brunt returned home from World War 2, was discharged from the Army, and enrolled at Mississippi State...
Ray Felts' reassignment brought him to Tsingtao on the Shantung Peninsula, famous for its brewery. Felts had lost his...
Edwin McGhee saw British and Russian POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] in the first camp he was held in. The...
Melvin Baker did not remember having any heat in any POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] barracks. Moving from camp...
Robert Fulton's low points in captivity included Red Cross packages not distributed to the POWs [Annotator's Note:...

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