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Forrest Villarrubia and the Marines on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Monitor (LSV-5)] were loaned to General...
Charles Slay was in Köln [Annotator's Note: Cologne, Germany] and thought it was very beautiful. His unit [Annotator's...
The Japanese captors held the prisoners' mail and Red Cross packages until the war was over, and Ralph Griffith didn't...
Edward Stone normally stood four hour watches in the Radio Room [Annotator’s Note: aboard the USS Pyro (AE-1)] and then...
By Christmas of 1943, Richard Notebaert was home. His new baby was four months old, and his little family spent two...
[Annotator's Note: Rosemary Ramsey learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941 from her...
Paul Hissey was a replacement pilot for the squadron [Annotator's Note: 429th Fighter Squadron, 474th Fighter Group,...
Melvin Baker was concerned that his family would not know his status after he was captured. Later, he was allowed to...
Ben Steele was on a detail when he passed out on the side of the road, stricken with malaria. When he was finally able...
Because James McCorriston had attended machinist mate school, he was transferred to the B Division [Annotator's Note:...
The ship would reposition at Ulithi [Annotator's Note: Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands]. Occasionally, Japanese planes...
[Annotator's Note: Helen Kushnir was in grade school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941...
Marietta Baham worked in the mail and communications department [Annotator's Note: at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans,...
Leon Grunte was locked up in a cattle truck going to prison in the Soviet Union. He went through parts of Latvia. He...
The Battle of the Driniumor River lasted for 45 days. William Garbo was attached to a regiment of the Army's Dixie...
Lewis S. Evans was born in April 1925. He went to boarding school during the Great Depression and played football and...
Jack Buckner says the biggest problem with Army life is the boredom. They played baseball and card games. On a day off...
George Haines said they would often see the Philippine rebels. In Leyte, [Annotator's Note: Leyte Island, Philippines]...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Beeghly served in the Army as a pointer on a 90mm antiaircraft gun in the 142nd and 143rd...
Remembering a sister ship that had come into the Mediterranean by way of Oran, John Laster said it had picked up a...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Chester Brewer how he found out about his crew being shot down during a mission...
Receiving mail was very important to John Kerner. He came under attack while in Normandy and a guy crawled up to him...
When the war ended, Carl Marca was in Finschhafen, New Guinea. As a mail censor, he would cut an envelope open on the...
Carl Marca was sent to Darwin, Australia to be the base censor. He was a second lieutenant. The base had B-25 [...
Delano Brister's grandfather had a barn on his property that was used once during a military training operation by a...
Life aboard ship [Annotator's Note: USS Appalachian (AGC-1)] was mostly hot for Melvin Abadie. The South Pacific was...
John Stiles went to El Toro, California [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro] for aviation training. The...
Homer Johnson made many friends with people from the South. They taught Johnson how to treat White people. Many of the...
Hans Courant was assigned to a group working on electronics at Los Alamos. He worked in that capacity for the next two...
Carl Marca was a mail censor for the Army in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Sending home prohibited items and...
Geraldine Nyman only knows one girl from the second graduating class of WASPs [Annotator's Note: Women Airforce Service...
Susumas Ito was sent to Camp Shelby [Annotator's Notes: Hattiesburg, Mississippi] as a motor sergeant for a cadre in...
Jack Beverstein found the living conditions on Mindoro to be similar to Samar. The tents were livable. The men made the...
Charles T. Edwards was returning to his station from Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii] when he had...
Lewis S. Evans wrote letters to his girlfriend back at school, and there was one time that he did not receive any for...
Allen Pedersen and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] landed near Naples, Italy on 3...

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