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When Edward Chinnis reported aboard the ship [Annotator's Note: USS Dorchester (APB-46)], there was a third class...
Clifton Trahan was hospitalized in Africa after being burned in a submarine attack while serving aboard the merchant...
Clyde Nordstrom was a guard at Sugamo Prison [Annotator's Note: Tokyo, Japan] and saw Hideki Tōjō [Annotator's Note:...
Some weeks after Monroe Scherer arrived in Korea, some of the older members went back to the United States. Scherer...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
Sara "Sally" Manning met her husband while he was a hospital patient [Annotator's Note: Manning worked at Naval...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...
Robert Lewter was inducted in Georgia. From there he got on a train to Camp Polk, Louisiana [Annotator's Note: now Fort...
Alfred Dearman says that in the book [Annotator's Note: Dearman is referring to a scrapbook he has, as well as to "...
James Billingsley was on patrol one night in Japan. He went into a train station and there was nothing there, but kids...
Shigemitsu [Annotator's Note: Mamoru Shigemitsu, Japanese diplomat and politician] and Alfred Dearman interacted quite...
Robert Spint was headed to Innsbruck [Annotator's Note: Innsbruck, Austria with the 92nd Cavalry Reconnaissance...
Kaliste Saloom was attached to the SHAEF [Annotator's Note: Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces], Supreme...
Henry Muller was present for the arrival of General Douglas MacArthur at Atsugi field, Japan, 30 August 1945. The...
Leo Porteau's squad [Annotator's Note: Porteau was a squad leader in Company B, 1st Battalion, 185th Infantry Regiment...
William Pierce looked at the invasion of Japan as just another battle. His Marine regiment [Annotator's Note: Pierce...
When Jack Houston was evacuated [Annotator's Note: from Okinawa] he was taken first to Saipan then to Guam. While they...
James Born installed water units that changed saltwater to fresh water for various buildings like barracks, bases, and...
James H. "Jim" Pritchard was sent to Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands] after it had been...
[Annotator's Note: Don Daniels was part of a Marine machine gun crew during the Battle of Iwo Jima, Japan.] He says...
[Annotator's Note: Monroe Scherer survived Typhoon Louise on Okinawa, Japan on 9 October 1945.] Some groups rebuilt the...
The ship Melvin Abadie was assigned to [Annotator's Note: USS Appalachian (AGC-1)] was one of 18 ships that took troops...
Jimmie Dyer and the 6th US Marine Division turned loose the kids who were training to be kamikaze pilots. Dyer later...
Matthew Poye was assigned to the Eigth Army as part of the occupation force in Japan. While stationed in Toyama City [...
Edward Bale witnessed attacks by Japanese troops who were inebriated. He learned to like the Japanese after the war...
The war had ended but John Bellecci did not know. His company [Annotator’s Note: 1383rd Engineer Petroleum Distribution...
James Gulotta was training to hit Tokyo when the war ended. His unit was to land near Yokohama but the war ended before...
Grant Jiro Hirabayashi recalled preparing to go to Japan for an invasion, but he also knew from interrogating many...
Kenneth Raymond Goodwin was the historian for the unit [Annotator's Note: Goodwin was a member of the I...
Walter Sapp never personally saw a German tank in combat. He could hear them. At the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note:...
Margaret Brewer Henry's husband, John [Annotator's Note: John R. Henry, war correspondent for International News...
After the war, Earl Flanagan worked for the Military Government because of his ability to speak French. Only two months...
Charles Childs knew the Berlin Airlift [Annotator's Note: Western Allies' operation to supply the blockaded city of...
Normand F. Gallichant was preparing to hit the beaches of Japan just before the war ended. Defenses in Japan would have...
The war in the Pacific was still raging when Mickey Montalbano shipped out on the USS Jason (AR-8). He stopped in...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...

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