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Martin Jacobson was back in Pearl Harbor, having just missed the Battle of Leyte Gulf [Annotator's Note: Battle of...
Donald G. Watson stayed a month in Austria on occupation duty after the war's end then moved to Augsburg, Austria [...
Lorenzo Dow Crews and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry...
Earl Flanagan and his unit [ Annotator's Note: 71st Infantry Division] headed into Austria, where they liberated the...
[Annotator's Note: Lawrence J. Delaune, Sr. served with the 25th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized), 25th Infantry...
As the Germans were pushed farther into Germany, they put up less of a fight, according to Robert W. "Doby" Gibson. His...
Kaare Allan Johnson's unit [Annotator's Note: 596th Parachute Combat Engineer Company, 517th Parachute Infantry...
lroy Gambino and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division] built...
When the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
Garland Virgil Longhoffer was at a movie when he was told the Japanese surrendered. His area did not believe the news....
After the Raid [Annotator's Note: the liberation of the Los Banos Internment Camp on 23 February 1945; Los Banos, Luzon...
On VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Earl Wergin [Annotator's Note: with the USS...
As the war was coming to an end, Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Bill Schwartz's [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division] biggest nightmare...
Carlos Reed had to search all the houses and disarm all the civilians in Korea. He had to find the enemy from within....
William Jackson was on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan] when he heard of the atomic bombs [Annotator's Note:...
Among his fellow officers, Earl Conklin thought there were a couple who were marvelous fellows and he has kept in touch...
Near the end of the war, while the 11th Airborne [Annotator's Note: 11th Airborne Division] was flown to Okinawa [...
After the war ended in May 1945, William F. Bielec and his unit [Annotator's Note: 184th Ordnance Medium Maintenance...
Otis Kight was in flight school as the war was ending. He made it to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] as...
Marvin Westcott spent time aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) fighting the Japanese invasion of Alaska. There was no fleet...
Aloysius "Al" Arend was flown back to his outfit [Annotator's Note: 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division] on...
The war in Europe ended for Clifford Smith, but he soon heard his division [Annotator's Note: at this time, Smith was...
[Annotator's Note: You can hear someone off camera throughout this segment.] After his time on Iwo Jima [Annotator's...
George Reitmeier was assigned to the Lorient sector of Brittany [Annotator's Note: Brittany, France] where he remained...
[Annotator's Note: A person off camera comments in the background throughout this clip.] Harry A. Donovan did not...
Walter Henry Barton and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division...
Charles Magnifico still suffers today from his injuries [Annotator's Note: Magnifico developed immersion foot syndrome...
Byron Herbert Meader's division [Annotator's Note: Meader was a member of Headquarters Company, 271st Infantry Regiment...
Edgar R. "Ross" Forman [Annotator's Note: with Company A, 319th Engineer Combat Battalion, 94th Infantry Division in...
After the Japanese surrendered, James Stewart Rosenbaum thought he would be heading home, but he and his unit [...
Following VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945], Marvin Sussman was stationed in the town of...
Robert Haffner was moved to Dresden [Annotator's Note: Dresden, Germany] after the war was declared over in the Pacific...
Oscar Otto Martin was in a nice town, living in a mayor's house on VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8...
Whayland Harvel Greene [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division] was slightly...
While Herbert Siebert's regiment [Annotator's Note: Siebert was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 335th Infantry...

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