Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Johnny Ngai says the trouble is that they [Annotator's Note: the Veterans Administration or VA] do not help you if you...
Alfiero Giamberardino started screaming about the war's end when they heard about it on the radio. The British were on...
John Laborde arrived home from his service in the Pacific Theater went back to law school. He feels it was a mistake...
William Kracov entered Austria [Annotator's Note: near war's end as a scout for heavy weapons Company M, 3rd Battalion...
Zhanna Dawson met David Dawson after she arrived in the United States. They met in the Library of Congress while David...
Sol Lazinger did not have a girlfriend while he was in the service. He did enjoy one nurse while he was in a hospital...
John Caudle returned to work at the company he worked at before the war. It was a department store. He then went into a...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] After his discharge [Annotator's Note: in May 1946...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip Irwin Medway looks at photographs, mostly off-camera, and reads statistics from...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Yeagely was part of the Army of Occupation in Europe after the war ended.] They had food and...
Edward Driscoll loved President Truman [Annotator's Note: Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States], and...
When Glynn G. Raby, Jr. came home, he could not enjoy his 30-day leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a...
David Thomason used the G.I. Bill in 1950 after having just gotten married. He went back to farming several acres of...
After he was discharged, Thomas Tizzard looked for a job. He worked in New Orleans, Louisiana as a conductor on a...
After the war, William Kahn attended college at the University of Maryland through the G.I. Bill. He worked briefly as...
Susan Magnuson Devoe and her family moved to Lima, Peru for her father's company in 1948, and stayed there until 1953...
When Robert Swift had gone into the war he was a farm boy. While he was overseas his brother-in-law talked his father...
James Read Kirk got out of the war as a staff sergeant in September 1945. He immediately went to college. He used the...
After the war, George Griffenhagen went back to pharmacy school. He went to Fresno State for one year then went to the...
Vincent DeSalvo was discharged from the Army Air Forces in February 1946. On the trip home [Annotator's Note: from...
After his last trip on a ship, John Scott Campbell got married. They were married for 46 years. Jobs were hard. The...
Earl Flanagan was discharged in 1946 and returned home to his mother and sister. He found it difficult to adjust back...
Bryghte Davis Godbold was sent on a 90 day leave after his hospital check out following his return home. He ultimately...
Chester Biernacki returned to the United States and had two companies assigned to him. He then volunteered to go to the...
Guy Grenny returned home to the United States from the Philippines via the Aleutian Islands to San Francisco [Annotato'...
Edward E. Boyles remarked that about 90 percent of the Japanese soldiers would rather die than bring embarrassment to...
Thomas Michael Holt [Annotator's Note: a prisoner of war] had access to a hidden radio. With the new POWs [Annotator's...
After he was liberated, Anthony Acevedo increased his body weight from 87 pounds to 100 pounds. It took a while for him...
Once he was discharged and got home, Dominick Frank Poliseno could not go out for two weeks. He didn't want to meet...
Lionel Baxter did not have much to celebrate with when the war was over. Baxter was discharged in November 1945 in...
Upon his arrival in the United States, Robert Joseph Blatnik was transferred from a hospital in South Carolina to one...
Clarence Derrington has worked with legislators, been National Commander of the American Ex-Prisoners of War in 1983...
Don Daniels was born in Columbia, South Carolina in December 1925. He lived there until he was 14. He then moved to...
Harold Ronson was born in Brooklyn, New York [Annotator's Note: Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs in New York, New...
Marion Bahlinger was order to march again [Annotator's Note: the train he was put on after he was captured was strafed...
George F. Mills [Annotator's Note: captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...

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