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James "Jim" Tubach was sent to a little town outside of Tokyo [Annotator's Note: Tokyo, Japan] called Fukiya [Annotator...
James Billingsley was treated well as a replacement. In combat troops, it is a different thing altogether. He never...
Mahlen Arledge entered Japan on a landing craft after the end of the Pacific war. Though told that the troops did not...
George A. Damiano was ordered to pick up the dead Japanese [Annotator's Note: on Okinawa, Japan], but he refused to do...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to duty in Nagasaki, Japan on 23 September 1945. The war had ended on 13 August. Back on...
The disbanded 1st Special Service Force [Annotator's Note: also referred to as "the Force"] were spread all over...
Once he completed his training, Matthew Poye was assigned to the Eigth Army as part of the occupation force in Japan....
It was Walter Bank's first time in the Pacific, and he found it "different." Few Japanese spoke English, and he had to...
Joe G. Casillas was stationed at Sapporo [Annotator's Note: Sapporo, Japan] on Hokkaido [Annotator's Note: Hokkaido,...
William Wayne and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division]...
Adolph Wilson and his outfit sailed back to Hawaii after Iwo Jima. They were being trained to assault Sasebo, Japan as...
Ray Dennis Irby stayed overseas from 1943 until December 1945. He was in Tokyo [Annotator's Note: Tokyo, Japan] when...
Walter Halloran was anxious to return home after the war. He experienced a feeling of wellbeing. He was satisfied that...
Robert Powers returned to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], which had been built up since he had last...
[Annotator's Note: Birds and muffled conversation can be heard in the background throughout this segment.] Conrad D....
Before the war ended, Louis J. Armentaro's division [Annotator's Note: Armentaro was a member of Company F, 2nd...
When Frank Pryor left Hawaii, he was sent to Japan instead of the mainland [Annotator's Note: the United States...
After Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Battle of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 26 March 1945 at Iwo Jima, Japan], Robert Erskine...
In the occupation of Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 1950 to 1953], Alfred "Al" Danegger and his men found a...
[Annotator's Note: Norman Kinsey worked with military intelligence units in World War 2.] He then had to take all of...
Marvin Raymond Edwards was transferred into the European Air Transport Service around August 1945. Before that, he did...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Schafer was on occupation duty in Kagoshima, Japan after the war ended.] The invasion [...
John Bellecci and a friend went to a place called Nikko [Annotator's Note: the site of the Toshogu Shinto Shrine] in...
[Annotator's Note: Monroe Scherer was sent to Korea on occupation duty after Japan surrendered.] The Russians had...
Harold Ronson went to Okinawa [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, 1 April to...
Frank Dominic Lanzetta witnessed the damage done to many of the ships due to the Kamikazes around Okinawa [Annotator's...
Frank Kern, [Annotator's Note: a corporal in A Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division]...
From Leyte, the 7th Infantry Division went to Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan], and Peter Gallo described...
Fred L. Keller, Jr. says that most of the kamikazes they experiences off the coast of Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
William J. Twigger joined the remnant of the division [Annotator's Note: he had originally been a member of Company F,...
Jimmie Dyer and the 6th Marine Division was sent to replace the Army's 27th Infantry Division in the south of Okinawa....
Vernon Cummings' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Indiana (BB-58)] stayed in formation with the carriers until 1 April 1945...
Robert Philips landed across Omaha Beach [Annotator's Note: Normandy, France] the first week in August [Annotator's...
Robert Brant and his ship made it to Kyushu, Japan after hitting a typhoon in the Pacific. Brant recalled having ill...
Alex Lopez was already out of the Army when he read that Hermann Goering had committed suicide, and he thought what...
After Germany surrendered, Marvin Raymond Edwards worked with the OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services;...

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