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When Benjamin Troemel came into Kaneohe, there were obstacles on the runway, and he was greeted by a chief with a...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Walter Halloran had never thought about joining the military until the attack on Pearl Harbor. He knew no one who had...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
Waldeman Czaban’s unit went to Kawaii, the Hawaiian Islands, and helped develop the fledgling base. The Seventh...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
Marvin Westcott was aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) while she performed escort duty for the aircraft USS Enterprise (CV-6...
Jack Carver had some rotten adventures during the war. There were two particularly bad ones. As he approached a...
Roy Johnston recalled that the USS Bowditch (AG-30) had been a luxury liner with wood decks and for about two months...
Calvin Moret became interested in flying when he was about eight years old. Before the war started, he found himself...
After D-Day, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion drove to Caumont. That was the...
Lowell Brueland flew missions on 6 June [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944] in Normandy. The first mission was to...
Dave Severance remembers the Marine Corps having 18,000 men at the time of his enlistment. He made corporal four times...
Alois Kopp saw conditions improve when he and other POWs from Burma were brought to Saigon. The local Vietnamese hated...
Jack Beverstein was deployed to Samar in the Philippines. He was bivouacked in a tent in a cemetery. He liked the...
Donald Wilson and the USS New Orleans (CA-32) engaged in combat with the Japanese fleet at Guadalcanal. During the late...
Donald Witmer recalls that toward the end of the campaign [Annotator's Note: the Okinawa Campaign], scuttlebutt had it...
Clarence Schilperoot and the USS Houston (CA-30) were in the southern Philippines at the start of the war. They ran...