Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Judith Meisel was born in 1929 in Josvainiai, Lithuania. Her father died before the onset of war. She survived the...
After the war the US Army Air Forces suspected that John Luckadoo was suffering from PTSD. When he had returned from...
When William Disanza had to urinate he would take a knife and dig a small hole to urinate in. Disanza always noted that...
They were not really Russian soldiers, but they were of Ukranian descent. Standifer called them Russians. If the...
Yellin recalls how he had a close call with a fellow pilot. From that point on Yellin did not trust that man and would...
William Disanza worked in the office for Falcon Buick. His job was to be the follow up guy. He would contact the...
[Annotators Note: Joseph Diamond served in the army as a combat medic with the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry...
Yellin went to see Doris, but his name was called to go on an airplane back to New York. A Lieutenant Colonel gave...
[Annotators Note: Joseph Diamond served in the army as a combat medic with the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry...
John Gibbons is a big believer in the Boeing B-17. He saw a lot of planes that were damaged. Gibbons flew a plane named...
Mancel Kirk survived the war well. He did not get shell shock like some others did. The worst thing he suffered was the...
It took them 3 weeks to get to Australia in the convoy. When he came home it took 15 days.DeMers never had trouble with...
Joseph Diamond was under mortar attack when he was wounded. A mortar shell exploded about 20 yards away and he felt a...
Robert Christie believes that it is very important to document history. Norwich University recently helped build a...
Each compound had a command group to deal with the Germans. This also helped the Germans by having commanders over the...
Clinton Gardner notes that Elie Wiesel and his father were in the little camp at Buchenwald. Wiesel was in the camp...
Quintana did not mention events from the war too often; he talked about the war later in life. After he had his glass...
Lowell Hughes was part of the invasion of Anzio, Italy. German mortars and artillery were almost nonstop. The four...
George Joseph Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) participated in the invasions of the Marshall and Gilbert...
George Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) participated in the shelling of Shuri Castle during the Battle of...
Leslie Aigner was working on a six foot thick concrete roof when a man fell in the steel reinforcement structure while...
Twenty-two suicides per day is a tough issue now for veterans, and Norman Bussel thinks the Veterans Administration...
Norman Bussel quit drinking 42 years ago and he still misses a drink. He knew he needed to quit. His wife’s uncle also...
The soldiers that Lorene Auld taught [Annotator's Note: at the Air Force Clerk Tyoist School in Norman, Oklahoma], were...
When Charles Coolidge landed in Southern France there was little opposition after the major shelling the Germans took...
Stuck in a Dutch hospital in Malang, Java, Joseph DeMott was taken prisoner when the Japanese occupied the island on 8...
Andrew Kiniry and the 45th Evacuation Hospital was part of the First Army. The 2nd Armored [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
George Peto served with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World...
On 10 November [Annotator's Note: 10 November 1944], Gabriel Kinney was sent back to the airport [Annotator's Note: at...
While moving through the Maginot Line a German soldier that had been bypassed took a shot at Thomas Murphy and hit his...
During the actions that led to George Sakato receiving the Medal of Honor, he wondered what he was doing here and why...
Upon arrival his at Auschwitz, Leslie Aigner saw Doctor Mengele [Annotator's Note: Doctor Josef Mengele chose who lived...
Carey Eleser turned 21 on 5 August 1945 and went into a bar to get a beer. On 6 August the atomic bomb was dropped and...
Josephine Pescatore landed on Omaha Beach. Upon landing, she noticed all the dead bodies. Some of them were in body...
Even now not a day goes by that Norman Bussel does not think of the four of crew members who were killed when their...

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