Overseeing enemy prisoners of war

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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...
[Annotator's Note: Masaji Insohita served in the Army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-...
Dell Lauderdale was at Sugamo Prison where there were six cell blocks separated by an iron gate. Behind the gate was "...
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Melvin Munch corresponded with his future wife back home while he was on Okinawa. The letters had to be reviewed by...
While in Italy, Mort Walker had heard about the holocaust but did not know much about it. It was not until later that...
[Annotator's Note: Allen Tillery served in the USMC as a Japanese language specialist. For the campaign in the Marshall...
Ray League and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
Of all the prisoners Gerard Halpern interrogated there is one who really stands out to him. The man was a German Army...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...
Chris Carawan said the Americans were not prepared for what happened in Belgium. They didn't have food, they lived on K...
Lewis S. Evans was born in April 1925. He went to boarding school during the Great Depression and played football and...
A regular day for Rose Bayuk "going over" on the hospital ship [Annotator's Note: USAHS Thistle] consisted of setting...
After the combat that Charles Radford initially saw, a feeling of hatred began brewing towards the Germans. The fact...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] On 9 June [...
When his major recognized a surplus of medics attached to regimental headquarters, Gordon Higgins was reassigned to the...
There are not many men left that served with Charles Radford. Radford at one point ran into Ernie Pyle. Pyle was...
Samuel Lombardo received the Silver Star for advancing on a hill under enemy fire. His men hit the ground when the...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
Norman Mineta joined his father in the insurance business after his military discharge. He was at Berkley University in...
Lewis S. Evans wrote letters to his girlfriend back at school, and there was one time that he did not receive any for...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
When John Foy's unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division] came...
Norman Neste and the 75th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Neste was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 289th...
Burton Johnson arrived in Finschafen, New Guinea in the South Pacific after completing his stateside training. This was...
When Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. joined the outfit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 313th Infantry Regiment,...
Among the prisoners in Ralph Sykes' prison were Hermann Goering's wife and daughter. The wives of other prisoners were...
Samuel Lombardo had interactions with some of the German women held as prisoners after the war. He was sent to where...
Horace Sharp and his men were billeted in former SS barracks when they reached Nuremburg. He had been rounding up SS...
The nurses were not told much about their upcoming assignment on a hospital ship [Annotator's Note: the USAHS Thistle...
When asked what it was like flying in the TBF [Annotator's Note: Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo bombers aircraft], Leo...

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