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Among the prisoners in Ralph Sykes' prison were Hermann Goering's wife and daughter. The wives of other prisoners were...
When Alan Moskin was on occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March 1946] the Nuremberg War...
Albert Reale thought the Japanese were miserable people, and seeing the surviving soldiers from Okinawa reinforced his...
John Stiles took part in the occupation of Japan. He had to get a driver's license for Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
Curtis Winfred Wise [Annotator's Note: with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 321st Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division]...
Robert D. Shaner got off the ship [Annotator's Note: the USS LST-475] and explored [Annotator's Note: after they landed...
After the conclusion of World War 2, Robert W. "RW" Pratt, [Annotator's Note: assigned as the gunnery officer aboard...
Robert E. McGovern was never in any combat while he was in the Philippines because he arrived soon after World War 2...
From Dachau [Annotator's Note: the Dachau concentration camp complex in Dachau, Germany], James Flannigan went to...
From June 1945 to November 1945, Frank Zunno was assigned to occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Berlin, Germany with...
Whayland Harvel Greene [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division] was assigned...
In October of 1945 United States forces came to occupy Matsuyama [Annotator's Note: Matsuyama, Japan] and had a formal...
Shortly after Frederick Ellis reached Japan and the point system was in place for sending them home. The points got...
After graduating from Officer Cadet School [Annotator's Note: at Fort Benning, Georgia], Clark Wackerman was sent to...
David Hanning says the goal of the program was to train interpreters to act as a translator between the American...
Learning of the Japanese surrender was a relief for Don Daniels. He was on a ship off Honolulu [Annotator's Note:...
Walter J. Latiolais, Sr. landed in Yokohama, Japan [Annotator's Note: following the end of the war in September 1945]....
For the invasion of Japan, Richard Nummer and the American troops were issued wool blankets and green fatigues to fight...
When the war ended, Wallace McKay was sent to Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan], where he worked in a beach...
Billy P. Bassett and his unit [Annotator's Note: 11th Armored Division] were put on guard duty at the concentration...
While in Innsbruck [Annotator's Note: Innsbruck, Austria], Wayne Peer and the men in his platoon [Annotator's Note: I...
William J. Twigger's duty [Annotator's Note: with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 29th Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division]...
Norman Hatch disembarked his ship in Nagasaki Harbor to begin the occupation of Japan and immediately saw the...
Mason Dorsey was part of the occupation force. That was nice. After the war, he was the PX [Annotator's Note: post...
There were a lot of good Christian German people. After Germany surrendered, Daniel Farley was assigned to occupation...
Walter Sapp was part of the occupying force [Annotator's Note: in Berlin, Germany] and they had a non-fraternization...
After Germany surrendered, Lewis Guidry went into occupation duty. Guidry drove a jeep for a major. The major told...
The war was over in May 1945 and Ernest Chauvin left Germany in May 1946. He did occupation duty. His company [...
Seymour Reitman was near Regensburg, Austria, when Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd...
While on occupation duty, Louis R. Lepore first stayed on the water front in Sasebo [Annotator's Note: Sasebo, Japan]....
The Army moved Staff Sergeant Leno E. Stone and the section [Annotator’s Note: of the 44th Infantry Division] he...
Soon after the war, Ray League's involvement with the 65th Infantry Division ended. The division was disbanded, and he...
[Annotator's Note: Dale Smith served in the Navy aboard the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19) and was at Kamakura,...
Paul Bannai interrogated Japanese soldiers and read Japanese documents during the war. When the war ended, Bannai was...
Gerald Kynett could run 20 to 25 word a minute using signal. After stopping at Enewetok [Annotator's Note: Enewetok...
Myers Bernard Rosenbloom was a payroll clerk [Annotator's Note: in the 2nd Marine Division]. Everyone was trained in...

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