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Leo Terrebonne was discharged as a Private First Class [Annotator's Note: PFC] in 1946, and went back into the...
Roger Bowers was born in May 1924 in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania. His father worked part-time for the Pennsylvania...
On the way to Okinawa, Joe Clapper answered a call on the ship's horn for all those wounded on Peleliu to appear...
George Ingram went back to Tulagi and, after some confusion, was ordered back to the United States for reassignment. He...
Traveling back to the United States, Joe Clapper said they had a mixed complement aboard ship; there were many Navy...
World War II changed John McCarthy and his life tremendously. Without the war, he might have been a factory worker....
Andrew Kiniry is frustrated with politicians today. He sees the graves of the dead in foreign battlefields and thinks...
Kenneth Killilea feels strongly that it is important to continue to study World War 2. It is essential that young...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr.'s most memorable experience of the war was Pearl Harbor, and he remarks that we didn't have a...
Chester Strunk views The National WWII Museum as a valuable asset to teach people about the sacrifices made not only by...
Robert Marovelli decided to go into the Navy because so many young men were being killed by the Japanese. He feels the...
Velma Theriot Plaisance never thought much about her work as a female welder until the Houma Courier interviewed her....
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2. As a result of the war, his father realized his dream...
Eveline Peardon and the Normandy population felt they could live again after the liberation of their region by the...
Wim de Jonge feels that The National WWII Museum is an important institution to maintain. The young people of today are...
Lowell Brueland escorted a 51 [Annotator’s Note: Brueland escorted a North American P-51 Mustang which had been...
Robert Fisch does not feel that Eichmann [Annotator's Note: Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann] originally...
George A. Sarosi suffered nightmares from his stresses. It made him a believer. The bad dreams faded over time. They do...
Francis Dymnicki feels The National WWII Museum is important as a repository of our history. It is the only place to go...
Michael Mickey Ganitch was changed by the war. His family was affected by the Depression. They were lucky to be on a...
Lucy Elliot survived Katrina [Annotator's Note: Hurricane Katrina] in 2005 and then went to live with her niece. They...
Mildred Aupied was influenced by her work at the shipyard [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
Robert Inghram was shot down early in the war [Annotator's Note: during the Dieppe raid in August 1942]. He was given...
After the war, Douglas Harper met a nurse, the first woman he could really talk to, and has been married to her for...
Perry Strait found the local population in England to be nice. He even was entertained in some of their homes. By...
Alois Kopp and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] left Saigon on a boozy flight to Calcutta. The POWs...
Masaji Inoshita asked for early retirement [Annotator's Note: early release from the Army]. He was told that he was...
Walter Halloran flew back to the United States after his tour in Vietnam. It was exciting to return to his family. It...
William Rupp used the G.I. Bill to attend Tulane University. He used the benefits to aid him in business and also to...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
Peter Somogyi was contacted by Eva Kor and met other twins in the United States. [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele...
Jack Brukman found everything to be out of whack for them when they arrived at their destination [Annotator's Note: the...
Clyde East shot down his second German fighter just prior to the Battle of the Bulge near Frankfurt, Germany. He was on...
Robert Hammond was sent to Great Lakes, Illinois in the dead of winter for boot camp. He was prepared for the cold, but...
John DuBose signed on the SS Frenchtown as a messman. The ship was a T-2 tanker that was welded during construction and...
When asked about a general message about his service and war, Eugene Tarrant references Civil War General Sherman's [...

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