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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
They [Annotator's Note: Louis Zamperini, his pilot and their tail gunner] spent 47 days fighting off sharks, the...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Robert Kelso was born in Bristow, Oklahoma. He lived up on a farm owned by his grandparents. A few years after he was...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins with Guarnere and the interviewer talking about previous interviews Guarnere has...
Jack Yusen still frequently thinks about the men who died [Annotator's Note: when his ship, the USS Samuel B. Roberts (...
Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
Ryfka Finkelstein [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling of her maiden name which is Sushka] was born in Poland in 1926...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Vincent Pale showing the interviewer a shadow box containing the...
Barbara Heming obtained her MBA and got a job in wealth management on Wall Street. The bank she worked for is one of...
One night, Lois Meyer was coming back on base at Parris Island and was wondering where her husband was. There had been...
William Winter was born in 1923 in Grenada County, Mississippi. He came up during the depression on a cotton and cattle...
After ten weeks of flying the BT-13 [Annotator’s Note: Vultee BT-13 Valiant two seat trainer aircraft], Calvin Moret...
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
After being released from the hospital, Frank Maresca was sent to Southampton. He was given a physical exam after which...
James Muri knew the Navy had sunk four Japanese carriers during the battle [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of...
Charles Womack and every other Marine on the island were fully aware that they were headed for Japan after the fighting...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
Richard Scheerer never spoke much about the war after he got home. He just wanted to forget it. It was a four year...
James Kemp McLaughlin returned home after the war and received a 30 day leave after which he reported to the...
Raymond VanDuzer was liberated by an advance echelon of American troops. The American soldiers marched the prisoners...
Richard Field and the other men of 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion had to buy scarves and jackets from the armored...
Paul Dietzel continued flying in civilian life after the war. When he would fly with the team, the pilots would...
Jack Houston returned to the United States around May 1946. He was discharged at the end of May or beginning of June in...
Jack Thornhill was discharged on 15 December 1945 in New Orleans. After being discharged, he went back to Alexandria [...
Walter Broll became more cautious as a result of his experience at Bari, Italy with the German bomber attack on Allied...
Basil Woolf was in London for some of the German bombing. He was home on leave and found his fiancé in an air raid...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
John LeBure had limited interaction with Andrew Higgins because the boss was busy with many other things. Additionally...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
For Vernon Leopold, being from a Jewish background was unpleasant in Germany as there had been latent anti-Semitism...
Eva Gross saw anti-Semitism as a natural part of her life. It became more and more prevalent after the government...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
Peter Somogyi arrived in mid-afternoon in the cattle cars [Annotator's Note: after a horrible three day journey in a...

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