Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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James Bollich had just gotten back from the movies when he heard about the attack at Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note:...
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...
Henry Armstrong had a few nightmares about his war experience, seeing a concentration camp, and more. It took him 15...
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....
James Billingsley was in the mountains fighting and going down a gulley [Annotator's Note: in the Philippines]. Machine...
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...
Dabney Montgomery had worked out his theory of peaceful protest against unjust segregationist laws well before the...
Gwendolyn Mugliston and her family were liberated from the Los Baños Internment Camp and taken to Bilibid Prison for...
Clarence Derrington was in Stalag VI-G [Annotator's Note: near Bergisch-Neustadt; Derrington had been captured on 14...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
After the war, Harry Bell kept up with several guys he served with but those contacts slowly faded away except for his...
Jimmie Dyer went overseas on a ship that was designed as a tanker. It was a sorry piece of machinery. It was a tough...
When they [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and the other former POWs from the Berga concentration camp] left Paris,...
During the Korean War, Harry Baughman was a battalion commander at Fort Polk, Louisiana and searched for a way to keep...
Perry Garten flew gliders in India and Burma. The storage and troop transport area within the glider was very limited....
Joseph Romano had mixed feelings about going home. He got disappointed when he went to Camp Kilmer [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Griffith was a rifleman in Company A, 6th Ranger Battalion and took part in the Raid at...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks George Haines about "shutting off" when overseas and asks about any haunting...
At 16, Charles Davis was one of 1,200 men, including his brother, a Marine, who boarded the USS Helena (CL-50) on New...
Lorraine Achee could not believe the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor and she did not really understand it. They had...
George Morgan waited on his orders to attend the Naval Prep School for the Naval Academy. Something was delaying them...
Lloyd Dendy was in the hospital with malaria and did not return to Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Peleliu, Palau]. He had...
While approaching Wana Draw on Okinawa, George Peto noticed some movement in the brush off to his left. He realized...
Jimmie Dyer went through infantry training at Camp Pendleton, California. When he landed at Guadalcanal, where the 6th...

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