Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Vernon Alexander reached the Siegfried Line in Germany and found it to be sturdier than the Maginot Line. Entering the...
Ray Dennis Irby went into his first invasion, and he will never forget it. He hit the ground. The sergeant was walking...
When Seymour Reitman saw E Company [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 395th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry...
Darrell Welch flew 61 missions and only had one furlough [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of...
[Annotator's Note: The video and sound are out of synch in this clip. J.D. Graddy is emotional.] Shortly after a near...
Irving Becker never talks much about his combat experiences, unlike some people who talk about their battlefield or...
[Annotators Note: Wesley Trindal served in the US Army as a rifleman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry...
James Billingsley was on the line and he had fired his rifle so much that he could not touch it due to the heat. The...
Charles R. Smith went through Bastogne in Belgium [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 417th...
Melvin L. Baker was born in November 1919 in Marysville which is near his current home in Summerdale, Pennsylvania. He...
After the invasion [Annotator's Note: D-Day; the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June 1944] began, Sol...
William McCool and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry...
Russell Clark and Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
Samuel Ukrop was at Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] with John Cleveland [Annotator's Note...
Harold Buell and his fellow "Cactus Airforce" pilots searched the Slot for enemy ships. The enemy had Zero [Annotator's...
Theodore Marolda had busy days [Annotator's Note: with Company A, 1st Armored Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 1st Marine...
George Linker entered Manila as part of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a private first class in the infantry. He...
Richard Yavenue and and his unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division] started...
Philip Schultz was a combat cameraman and part of a team that filmed the wartime action [Annotator’s Note: Schultz was...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
William Cart returned to the United States in January 1946. If Cart was going to be in a dogfight, he would have...
Leon Grunte ended up in London, England and started training to be a nurse. He wanted to stay there. London was fun. He...
Itka Bloch waited a long time to come to America. She likes America very much. She had a choice and picked America. You...
John T. Fallon lost his Colonel Lombard [Annotator's Note: of the 36th Engineer Combat Regiment] and was not the first...
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...
Robert S. Rugeley had some exposure to Germans. After the war was over, his company [Annotator's Note: 285th Signal...
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...
While in a troop car going across the country, Ralph F. Lafferty shared a car with his friends Ralph and Duke. Lafferty...
Nathan Taffel and his brother were forced by the Germans to leave their labor camp and begin a death march. The weather...
Alan Moskin always says he is one of the lucky ones. He got emotional some time ago speaking and some of the guilt...
Robert Marich traveled on a Liberty Ship [Annotator's Note: a class of quickly produced cargo ship], with the entire...
At Camp Crowder [Annotator's Note: in Neosho, Missouri], Lester Caplan was originally trained as a radio repairman, but...
On 27 October 1942, Howard Chandler was on his way to work when he observed more soldiers in town than usual. [...
After returning to the United States for the second time, Gwendolyn Mugliston's family did not play music in their home...

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