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David R. Saunders recalled when they announced that the war was over. Everyone was hooping and hollering. When he...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] On VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day,...
Roy Stewart was back on Maui [Annotator's Note: the 4th Marine Division occupied an area of Maui, Hawaii unofficially...
Throughout summer of 1945, the Belleau Wood [Annotator's Note: USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)] began launching its planes...
Frederick Haack was flying off the coast of Taiwan [Annotator's Note: with the 68th Troop Carrier Squadron, 433rd Troop...
Chester David spent time after the war working as a truck driver in occupied Germany. He hauled firewood into Berlin [...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Guitard was assigned to the Prisoner of War Enclosure 339, Prisoner of War Information Bureau...
William Wayne has two bad memories of Iwo [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan]. The first was going across open land and...
In December [Annotator's Note: December 1945], the Germans made their last effort to break through the Allied lines in...
The first time George Wesley McGee and the 109th Evacuation Hospital set up their temporary hospital was near Saint-Lo...
Billy P. Bassett and his unit [Annotator's Note: 11th Armored Division] headed into combat during the Battle of the...
In December 1944, Arthur Levine [Annotator's Note: with the 30th Infantry Division] received orders to head to Stoumont...
Kenneth Raymond Goodwin was a Private First Class [Annotator's Note: while serving with the I...
Photograph. Japanese and American soldier walking down Japanese road. The Japanese soldier wears a white band around...
Photograph. A smiling Japanese woman carrying a baby on her back stands near a Japanese men rebuilding. Japan. 1945
Photograph. American soldier resting in front of German home. Personal caption on photo reverse: "Tonne on guard. Doesn...
Photograph. Front facade of the British Legation surrounded bya large cement wall; a British serviceman is standing at...
Photograph. Busy Japanese street scene in front of municipal-style building. Japan. 1945
Photograph. Japanese civilians, predominately children, in city street. Japan. 1945
Photograph. Coastal city with industrial buildings at the shoreline. Japan. No date
Photograph. Several large buildings on a coastline; mountains are in the immediate background. Japan. No date
Corrugated steel structure labeled Officers' Latrine possibly Tokyo, Japan after 1945
Photograph. Courtyard with trees surrounded by buildings, servicemen standing around in shadows in the foreground....
Photograph. Western woman gazing up at the front of the Daibutsu [Great Buddha] at the Kōtoku-in Temple. Official...
Photograph. Four Japanese civilians walk along city street. Japan. No date
Photograph. Sign next to stone-walled building on side of road, as seen from military vehicle in convoy. Sign reads, "...
Photograph. Gothic building entrance with sign "Military Governmen, Munich". Germany. 1945
Photograph. Photo of the exterior of a European Gothic Building. A sign above the door reads "Military Government,...
Photograph. US servicemen cooking outside and playing with dog in forested area. Japan. 1945
Photograph. Rooftops of industrial buildings along a coastline; large ships are anchored in the harbor. Japan. No date
Photograph. Rooftops of industrial buildings near a waterfront. Official caption on front:“"Yokosuka, Japan."”Yokosuka...
Photograph. Several large industrial cranes stationed on a coastline. Japan. No date
Photograph. Rooftops of buildings surrounding a harbor filled with United States Navy ships. Japan. No date
Photograph. Japanese women smile and greet each other on street as US sailors walk past. Japan. 1945
Photograph. Japanese women walk down a city street amongst US sailors. Japan. 1945
Photograph. Junk sailboat in open water. China. No date

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