Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Richard Yavenue and and his unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division] started...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
The most memorable experience for Samuel Lombardo during the war came when he had to cross a minefield. It was the most...
Russell Clark has no regrets about D-Day. [Annotator's Note: Clark was a medic with Company A, 1st Battalion, 116th...
He never wants to forget how bad war is, and Francis Resta said he will always protest American involvement in...
Robert Marovelli said the PT boats [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo boats] patrolled every night, and had to be...
Nathan Taffel and his brother were forced by the Germans to leave their labor camp and begin a death march. The weather...
After returning to the United States for the second time, Gwendolyn Mugliston's family did not play music in their home...
Peter Somogyi met Dr. Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele, also known as the Angel of Death] while he was in...
After leaving the Pacific, Lloyd Dendy was sent to the Key West Naval Operating Base [Annotator's Note: Naval Base Key...
Chester Biernacki was born in 1922 of immigrant parents. He had an older brother. His family lived in a neighborhood of...
Norman Bussel was born 2 October 1923 in Memphis, Tennessee. His father was in the grocery business. He attended the...
Francis "Fran" Eugene Resta was born in July 1925 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His father was an Italian immigrant who...
Joseph Daquarna was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana in May 1928. His father owned a grocery store and barroom. The family...
Laszlo Schwarc watches movies about the Holocaust with some difficulty, but he no longer wants hatred to be part of his...
One of George Kearney's friends, who lives not far from him, was a ban saw operator who cut the notches for the keel...
Arthur Staymates thought General Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton] was a great...
Jack Brukman could not tell the war was coming to a close. The airplanes he serviced as a ground crewman had been...
Samuel Malta was based in Brooklyn New York as a military escort for the war dead. It was rough duty. He had to sign...
After arriving in the United States in May 1945, Angus Lorenzen crossed the country by train to go to New York City....
Benjamin Carson found that evacuating Makin Island was far more difficult that arriving there. The tide worked against...
Nathan Taffel found out that his parent had been shot in the Tarnow ghetto from his brother-in-law after the war. His...
Jack Carver fought face to face with the Germans during the war. They could see each other's faces. It was obvious the...
As a radar man, Ogden Saik was trained to destroy his equipment in the presence of an officer in the event of the ship'...
Harvey Segal reached the French coast. He had to board a landing craft after taking off his 80 pound pack. The timing...
Gwendolyn Mugliston became part of the BACEPOW [Annotator's Note: Bay Area Civilian Ex-Prisoners of War], while looking...
Irwin Stovroff and about 200 or so Jewish POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] had been separated by their German...
When Trinidad Ledesma lived in Riverside, California, he would get up in the middle of the night and make his family...
Lewis Guidry thinks it is very important to keep the history of World War 2 alive. A major message is to always try to...
Glen Jostad describes his terrible experience during eight days transit from one Stalag to another. The cramped boxcar...
Adolph Wilson thinks The National WWII Museum is great. It shows appreciation for the veterans who served in the war....
Through the American Red Cross, Barbara Heming's mother was able to locate her parents. They were living in the very...
Curtis Brooks went to Staten Island, New York then Wellsboro, Pennsylvania [Annotator's Note: after being liberated...
Around the second week of September [Annotator's Note: September 1944], Milton Moxon and the 94th Infantry Division...
Frank Hartzell and his battalion [Annotator's Note: Hartzell served on a machine gun crew in Company B, 21st Armored...
David Yoho had his first voyage on a tanker shakedown trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia. After the shakedown, the ship went...

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