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Harold Joslin was an intercept operator [Annotator's Note: communication code specialist who interpreted enemy coded...
In late January or early February [Annotator’s Note: late January or early February 1945] the Battle of the Bulge ended...
Anne Levy was born in Lodz, Poland in July 1935. Before the war started, she was a very young girl [Annotator's Note:...
William Myers, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1926. During the Great Depression his father worked...
Samuel Malta was based in Brooklyn New York as a military escort for the war dead. It was rough duty. He had to sign...
Lawrence Brooks followed the war while he was in service. One of the islands he was on had Japanese pillboxes. The...
Ruben Weiner says that the Eyemo camera [Annotator's Note: Bell...
Gerald Abbenhaus returned to the United States in July 1946. It was good that he was not able to come back right away...
Henry Feldman reached France during the hedgerow fighting [Annotator's Note: he landed in Normandy on 4 July 1944]. His...
Reva Kibort left the Warsaw Ghetto and made her way to the Aryan side. Her mother had provided them with some valuable...
For Bryce Jordan, PT-19 training [Annotator's Note: Fairchild PT-19 primary trainer aircraft] was not his first trip in...
Jack Taylor was well pleased flying F6F [Annotator's Note: Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter aircraft] fighter planes. The...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was doing research into statistical fitting with WACs [Annotator’s Note: Women's Army Corps] during...
[Annotator's Note: Lawrence Yatsu served in the Army as a BAR man in Company C, 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd...
Lloyd Reese was the bombardier on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator taking part in Operation Tidal Wave over Ploiești,...
On 3 February 1945, nine American planes flew over the camp very low and slow. Curtis Brooks told his brother he...
Henry Muller was with the 11th Airborne Division, Eighth US Army, that liberated the Japanese internment camp at Los...
Donald Witmer said the Japanese decided on a last-gasp attempt at interrupting the invasion of Leyte with three prongs...
William Braddock landed in the first wave on Iwo Jima. Resistance was light at first. As the men advanced through the...
John S. Johnson heard the bugler blowing a strange call the morning of the Japanese attack on Wake Island. It was an...
William Pierce had steak and eggs before boarding the Higgins Boat [Annotator's Note: Landing Craft Vehicle, Personnel...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] In the lock up...
Frank Hartzell cannot remember his last battle of the war. He does not remember shooting at many people after leaving...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
James Nerison learned how to handle the boat [Annotator's Note: PT boat], fix the engine, and operate the radio...
Winfield Zerphey and the airplane's crew were granted liberty after flying several missions. He and a few other men...
Arthur Davis enjoyed experimenting with original designs for ships of different size and hull shapes. As part of Task...
John E. Johnson described accommodations on the APD [Annotator's Note: Johnson served aboard the high speed transport...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
Robert Mayes and his unit [Annotator's Note: 12th Field Artillery Observation Battalion, 9th US Army] had been in...
Howard Ricks reached the island of Iwo Jima and discovered that the Japanese opposition was nearly invisible. Their...
Patrick Russell was aboard a cruiser [Annotator's Note: the USS Detroit (CL-8)] that performed a "pineapple run." It...
Bernice Haydu had only one flying occasion when she feared for her life and that was after the war. She and her husband...
Basil Woolf and his landing craft [Annotator's Note: LCH-269] left Poole and headed east. The men felt they were headed...

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