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The Battle of the Driniumor River lasted for 45 days. William Garbo was attached to a regiment of the Army's Dixie...
The food started getting better during Joseph McGuire's time in India. People would get packages from their families....
Alfiero Giamberardino was born in May 1936 near Rome [Annotator's Note: Rome, Italy]. The American and British bombers...
Timothy Mahoney only went on a flight after he did repairs to the radar equipment. The pilots did not like doing those...
During the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
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...
A regular day for Rose Bayuk "going over" on the hospital ship [Annotator's Note: USAHS Thistle] consisted of setting...
Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan] only had black sand in the southern part of the island. Iwo Jima means...
Describing an average day, William J. Pribyl explains that he was quartered in tents at a campsite in Tinsukia [...
Arthur Frongello believes the Navy uniform is the most innovative piece of clothing a man could wear. The stripes,...
While Martin Suter was on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], there were still a lot of Japanese troops on...
Floyd James Reissig sailed around Leyte [Annotator's Note: Leyte, Philippines] towards Lingayen Gulf [Annotator's Note...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst had an uncle who was a Boy Scout [Annotator's Note: Boy Scouts of America youth organization...
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...
Ray Garcia's worst experience happened in January 1945 when he could not fly because he had a cold. His best buddy,...
Lorenzo Dow Crews and his unit, 397th Infantry Regiment [Annotator's Note: Crews was a squad leader in Company I, 3rd...
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...
Joyce Sherman had a pen pal. She had a cousin who was an Army nurse stationed in Italy and was corresponding with a...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Charles Walker what his most memorable experience was.] While he was flying P-...
Anna McCalla Noren wrote to her boyfriend, Carl Noren, to occupy time. She had met him when she first arrived at Fort...
Hans Courant was assigned to a group working on electronics at Los Alamos. He worked in that capacity for the next two...
Oscar Culp was based at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii when the war with Japan ended. He remembers the day [Annotator's Note:...
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...

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