Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Louis Liberato came home to Norfolk, Virginia on the USNS General Simon B. Buckner. He stayed a couple of days there...
Coming home from Japan was a joyous time for Don Daniels. His brother was already out of the service. They tried to get...
Calvin Blank was drafted into the Army [Annotator's Note: in 1945]. He was five foot six and weighed 118 pounds. When...
Edwin Slomka was in the hospital until June [Annotator's Note: June 1945], when he was shipped down to the George...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Vernon Squire was wounded in a tank battle near Jülich, Germany on 25 February 1945.] His hands were...
While approaching Wana Draw on Okinawa, George Peto noticed some movement in the brush off to his left. He realized...
The night when Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: as a prisoner of war] got to Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: in Sagan...
Jimmie Dyer went through infantry training at Camp Pendleton, California. When he landed at Guadalcanal, where the 6th...
When Jack Houston was evacuated [Annotator's Note: from Okinawa] he was taken first to Saipan then to Guam. While they...
On the way to Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Peleliu Island, Palau], Melvin C. Whitman crossed paths with a Navy ship that...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
Marvin Tyson was in Little Creek, Virginia [Annotator's Note: Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, now Joint...
The older guys in the division [Annotator's Note: 1st Marine Division] went home after Peleliu [Annotator's Note:...
Thomas Joseph Lemme went directly from Hawaii to Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan with Company G, 2nd...
James Shelton Scales did not have to make the initial landing [Annotator's Note: on Iwo Jima, Japan]. He and his...
James Moshovitis' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Cecil (APA-96)] arrived off the shores of Iwo Jima when the Allies were...
Debra Stern wanted to do her part to help win the war America but did not want to have a military job sitting behind a...
Jay R. Vargas had a gift of playing baseball and he ended up joining the L.A. [Annotator's Note: Los Angleles,...
Ralph Hopkins had a relief man named Ronald Lucas. They worked well with each other. They alternated watches to best...
Rollins Rosenzweig continued to fly missions over Okinawa after the attack on the Japanese battleship Yamato. Missions...
As a torpedoman on the USS Conyngham (DD-371), William Anderson's general quarters station was the starboard torpedo...
Alan Moskin was a scout. Scouts go in ahead of the outfit to make sure the outfit does not get ambushed. Two men are...
Felix Polito was with the Force [Annotator's Note: 1st Special Service Force] when it was deployed to retake Kiska in...
Walter Barnes did not see much of a change in New Orleans when he returned after the war. Before the war he and his...
John Reeder was unhappy with the way the reserve officers were being treated; he had overheard his commanding officer...
Leslie Aigner walked through the outskirts of Landsberg. A fellow prisoner pointed out the prison where Hitler [...
Walter Rozett's last mission [Annotator's Note: with the 369th Bombardment Squadron, 306th Bombardment Group, 8th Air...
[Annotator's Note: Alice Howie's husband was killed in an aerial dogfight in Europe.] Howie was very sad when the war...
Alan Moskin had difficulty sleeping during his occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March...
George Joseph Sullivan says a lot of amusing things happened outside of stealing from the Japanese. [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Joseph Alter what the trip overseas aboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth was like.]...
James Livaudais knew he had really seen combat after the battle at La Fiere and the Merderet crossing. He thought at...
It wasn't easy for Martin Baranek to fit into society after the war because his formative years were bereft of...
Wesley Trindal had dreams about the war. He would dream that he was in it again and would keep the barracks awake while...

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