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Vernon Cummings had the opportunity to voyage on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) with his son in 1977. His...
Frank Borrell thinks about the men he served with. They became like members of his family. Everyone tried to be friends...
Elmer Nicholson, Jr. had to stay in Europe for about six months after the war ended. They went up the Moselle Valley to...
Vernon Leo Tyler occupied Stuttgart [Annotator's Note: Stuttgart, Germany] for several months before he came home. He...
Emmett Kaylor was only about 500 yards away from the Japanese. They were so hungry that they ate despite the smells....
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...
Chester David returned to the United States after working in Germany following the war. He became a rice farmer. He...
Byron Herbert Meader's most memorable experience of World War 2 was meeting up with the Russians and observing how they...
James Born commented on the damage he saw in Tokyo [Annotator's Note: Tokyo, Japan]. Many of the buildings were damaged...
David Hanning retired after 32 years in the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. [Annotator's Note: The interviewer pauses the...
Barbara Butler got her orders and flew to Seoul, Korea. She was sent to a replacement depot at an Army installation....
After 13 months in occupied Japan, Clark Wackerman was able to return home. The return home was much worse than the...
Roy Stewart was in Nagasaki [Annotator's Note: Nagasaki, Japan with the 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division]...
When the war ended, the Sway [Annotator's Note: USS Sway (AM-120)] swept mines off Formosa [Annotator's Note: Republic...
Richard Lafleur [Annotator's Note: on occupation duty in Tokyo, Japan with 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division]...
Louis J. Armentaro did not participate in the Korean War [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 25 June 1950 to 27 July 1953],...
Henry Bodson [Annotator's Note: with the 39th Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division] got leave [Annotator's...
Charles Stix left Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] after the atomic bombs [Annotator’s Note: Nuclear...
Nagasaki [Annotator's Note: Nagasaki, Japan] was devastated [Annotator's Note: by the nuclear weapon dropped on...
Robert Martin was in the service from August [Annotator's Note: 14 August 1945] until the day before he was 21 years...
Jack Dye was still in the Navy when the war was over. They took their load of fuel to Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan...
Thomas J. Blakey worked for eight months in Paris [Annotator's Note: Paris, France] and then was sent home. He [...
Walter Joseph Patrick Curley Junior [Annotator's Note: with the 3rd Amphibious Corps] returned to the United Stated...
Carl Light returned home after the first of the new year [Annotator's Note: in 1946]. As an 18 year old, Light did not...
Joseph Lesniewski got on a Liberty ship [Annotator's Note: a class of quickly produced cargo ship]. There were only 19...
When Mason Dorsey was returning to the United States, he says that if they would have said they were returning to...
[Annotator's Note: Clifford Suthern Hayes served on occupation duty in Austria after the war ended.] Clifford Suthern...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout the segment, a chirp sound can be heard.] In March 1949, Albert "Al" Machaud received...
Martin Sherbecoe served for over eight months [Annotator's Note: on occupation duty in Japan] and earned enough points...
David Hanning was assigned as an assistant to a lieutenant and then to the headquarters of an adjutant general where he...
Following the surrender of Germany, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion was assigned to occupation...
After the war ended, William Edwin Howard started a newspaper. He was sent to Darmstadt, Germany for a long time. He...
Frank Biondo was not doing much after the war was over. He took a furlough [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for...
Garland Virgil Longhoffer returned home on 1 September 1946, after one year in Japan. He learned some of the Japanese...
[Annotator's Note: Walter Jacobs served in the Army as a squad leader in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry...
Leo William Schmittgens was finally able to return home [Annotator's Note: after seven months of occupation duty in...

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