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Elizabeth Barrett found it hard to leave her father behind in the Philippines, and was optimistic about his survival,...
Lillian Drucker's brothers did not talk much about the war to her afterwards and she was afraid to ask. [Annotator's...
Margaret Brewer Henry was born in Miami, Florida, but she grew up in Atlanta [Annotator's Note: Atlanta, Georgia]. She...
Elizabeth Barrett and her mother waited and waited, she said, and propped each other up during the time their husbands...
Edward Stone was aboard the USS Bumper (SS-333) after its first war patrol when it entered Subic Bay in the Philippines...
Lloyd Augustus Chamblin, Jr. knew most of the men in his squadron [Annotator's Note: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 133...
Kenneth F. Thomas treated a lot of bullet and shrapnel wounds when treating troops. He also treated civilian children...
Ray Fitzgerald rested when he went on leave in Sydney, Australia. The other crewmen sent a woman into his room and he...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) returned to the United States after the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship...
Mac Glenn Morris flew missions [Annotator's Note: as a dive bomber pilot in Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 236 (VMSB-236...
Around 21 June 1945, the 1st Marines [Annotator's Note: 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were relieved by the...
Sullivan Tindal did not write too much to his family while he was in Europe because he did not have a lot of time and...
Olaf Rose became acquainted with, and courted, his future wife by mail from the Pacific. When he came home on a 30 day...
Donald G. Watson stayed a month in Austria on occupation duty after the war's end then moved to Augsburg, Austria [...
Jake Ussery and the Langley [Annotator's Note: USS Langley (CVL-27)] were ordered back to San Diego. That was his base...
[Annotator's Note: A person off camera comments in the background throughout this clip.] Harry A. Donovan did not...
After the Japanese surrendered, James Stewart Rosenbaum thought he would be heading home, but he and his unit [...
[Annotator's Note: An off-camera male interjects throughout this clip.] Carl Robert Gatlin and his regiment [Annotator'...
In training at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts [Annotator's Note: in Cape Cod, Massachusetts with the 141st Infantry...
Allen Horton had a long leave on Ulithi, where the mail that had been collecting for some time finally reached the...
James Warren David recalled a time while he was in Pool Boat 12 when a Chaplain and local representative wanted to go...
[Annotator's Note: William Smith was shot down while attacking Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.] They were on...
After finishing school, Grace Brown was told she had a job at Consolidated [Annotator's Note: Consolidated Aircraft...
Melvin Dahlberg and the 517th Parachute Regiment Combat Team [Annotator's Note: 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment] went...
Richard "Dick" Willhour returned from a rest camp as the outfit [Annotator's Note: 100th Infantry Division] was moving...
Bernard Hillenbrand and his division [Annotator's Note: Hillenbrand was a rifleman in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 18th...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "After processing the film is taken to inspection where it is carefully...
A WAC seated at a table handling the mail with a Tech Sgt. seated in the next chair looking at the camera. "John's...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "This is a view of the inserting and sealing. At the long table the girls...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "View of the maintenance department at the Station with one of the men...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "View of the paper processing machine. On these machines the entire paper...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "Initial step in the Receiving section is this operation of checking the...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "The reprint section, with a view of the reprint or Model ? enlarger which...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "View of the continuous enlarger on which the image on the film is enlarged...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "The next step is the processing of the film, which is done both on automatic...
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "This is a typical load of V-Mail arriving once and sometimes, two or three...

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