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Alan Moskin had difficulty sleeping during his occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March...
Lawrence Angst thinks that people are changing now. The First and Second World Wars were fought for principles. The...
[Annotators Note: George Wichterich served as a platoon sergeant in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry...
When Alfred Dearman would come on duty for the morning shift as a jailer, the midnight shift would have had the...
Seymour Reitman got an open furlough [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time] to England....
Robert Swift did not meet any of the Russians at the end of the war although they did pass through his area. After the...
Dale Smith was aboard the USS Proteus (AS-19) 99 percent of the time. They had movies and a huge mess hall. If no...
Robert Madison said his "war was basically September of 1944 until December of 1944" when he was wounded. He did not...
[Annotator’ Notes: This clip begins with an individual talking on a telephone. A telephone rings at 2:48:22.00 and a...
Dr. Stanley Jaffe had a lot of fun as a bachelor [Annotator's Note: while serving on a mobile surgical team with the...
Robert Lewter would swap cigarettes for Japanese services. The Japanese used needles and sewed thread as straight as an...
Herbert Yudenfriend took classes [Annotator's Note: from the United States Armed Forces Institute or USAFI]. The...
Byron Herbert Meader received very little military training when he was assigned to the 3462nd Ordnance Medium...
Robert Martin was transferred to the USS LST-515. It was a smaller ship than the USS Donner (LSD-20). He did not like...
There were several bases near Coleen Landry's home in Montz, Louisiana. Camp Plauche [Annotator's Note: also known as...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Beeghly served in the Army as a pointer on a 90mm antiaircraft gun in the 142nd and 143rd...
[Annotator's Note: Emmett Keylor served in the Army as a fuze setter on a 105mm gun crew in the 472nd Airborne Field...
They [Annotator’s Note: Anton Jaber and other American forces] had been on the Roer River where the dam had been...
William Winter was at Fort McClellan for four months, after which they were assigned to Army units. In October 1944, he...
George Colburn went to China with the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division [Annotator's Note: in September 1945]....
Marvin Raymond Edwards got word that the Sixth SS Panzer Army [Annotator's Note: German 6th Panzer Army] that had been...
After cruising around the Marshall Islands, James Moshovitis' crew was repairing the Higgins boats [Annotator's Note:...
Gerard L. Azemar and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 3188th Signal Service Battalion] were assigned to communications for...
Roy Stewart went to Maui [Annotator's Note: Maui, Hawaii after the Battle of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 26 March 1945 at...
Carl Beck was in Berchtesgaden, Germany when his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute...
Edwin Joseph Borne, Jr. and his entourage met some of the Wake Island conquerors. [Annotator's Note: Borne and six...
Cosmo Uttero and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
James Livaudais remembers certain names from his combat experience very vividly. Not all of them are mentioned in...
[Annotator's Note: There is another person in the room off screen that interjects to help interviewee with the...
Alvin Barnes was drafted into the Navy. He previously knew he would have to serve. He had no problem with boot camp. He...
Guy Stern feels that calling something memorable can be both positive and negative. Getting to his hometown of...
While in North Luxembourg, Reginald Duncan and a couple other men in his unit [Annotator's Note: 511th Engineer Light...
Edward Bale began training for the invasion of Japan after the end of the combat on Okinawa. He knew what to expect of...
While on watch duty [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS Aldebaran (AF-10)], Nelsyn Ernest Brooks Wade studied the stars....
Richard O. "Otto" Bertz was in Czechoslovakia when the war ended. That was not bad duty. They were stuck in a woodland...
Mahlen Arledge and his platoon [Annotator's Note: 3rd Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 321st Infantry Regiment, 81st...

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