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Enrique Cervantes was offered a promotion to continue his service in the United States Air Force, but by the time he...
Jeannine Burk [Annotator's Note: nee Jeannine Rafalowicz] was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1939. Her parents had two...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax returned to Hawaii, took advantage of the GI Bill and went to school. After he got home he...
Donald Long did not know what to make of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii. [Annotator's Note: The Japanese attack...
Henry A. Tacket and his boat, the USS PC-600 [Annotator's Note: a patrol craft] were assigned duty as escort for a...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
Philip Dunford was on a huge transport ship that was full of troops. One person had been overseas once and told him he...
Kenneth Marshall's first overseas destination was Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides. He had no idea where he was. Early on,...
John Curtis Spencer said the USS Maryland (BB-46) was inboard of the USS Oklahoma (BB-37), and because the Oklahoma...
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
John A. McCarthy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His family moved to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. He was...
Theodore Wessen had the support of his mother when he joined the Navy. There were two siblings still at home with her....
John Pogue was a capable typist when he entered the Army. He was told that with his ability to type 70 words per minute...
George Hood discusses his entry in the United States Army Air Forces. He recounts his training experiences in multiple...
Baptiste Puissegur was a staff car driver during the war. He liked the officers he served with. He enjoyed the duty...
Calvin Moret and the Tuskegee Airmen helped break down racial barriers. They did not realize at the time that they were...
James Marks was assigned to the USS Nassau (CVE-16), an escort aircraft carrier, as a chaplain. It was not a very fast...
Mark Rubin and his family had been sent to Terezin [Annotator's Note: Theresienstadt transit camp and ghetto in Terezin...
Angus Lorenzen took regular types of classes in the Japanese internment camp at Santo Tomas University in Manila,...
Gerald Abbenhaus and his infantry unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 385th Infantry Regiment, 76th...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo could not fathom seeing a child starving and then sit down and smoke cigarettes and eat the child's...
Philip Dunford was discharged from the US Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp...
Reva Kibort joined her two sisters who went to a DP [Annotator's Note: displaced person] camp near Munich called...
Most of the time, James Marks was the only chaplain assigned to the USS Nassau (CVE-16). If there was another it would...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
Joseph Conklin LaNier, II was born in Columbus, Mississippi on 25 March 1926. He personally adapted the spelling of his...
Dr. Hans Courant was born in 1924 in Göttingen, Germany and lived there until he was nine. He had one bother and two...
Troy Earl Edwards and his twin sister were born in November 1925 in Scott, Arkansas. His younger sister was born two...
Robert Riddle was born in Gainesville, Texas in May 1924. When he was three years old his father bought a farm and...
Anthony Varuso grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana where his father had a food store. As a child, Varuso delivered...
Marthe Cohn was born in April 1920 in Metz, Lorraine, France. Life was a little different from the rest of France as...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewee is reading something and talking to someone before the start of the inetrview.] Mark...
Kenneth Marshall was born in December 1926 in Grand Island, Nebraska, one of four siblings. His father, a hardworking...

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