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The Beetle Bailey strip was heavily influenced by Mort Walker's time in the Army during World War 2 and many of his...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Holocaust survivor Ernest Gross gives talks in the schools to teach them not to hate and to get along with each other....
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard submarines. After the war he was...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
Richard Scheerer never spoke much about the war after he got home. He just wanted to forget it. It was a four year...
Richard Field and the other men of 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion had to buy scarves and jackets from the armored...
Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
Paul Dietzel continued flying in civilian life after the war. When he would fly with the team, the pilots would...
Jack Houston returned to the United States around May 1946. He was discharged at the end of May or beginning of June in...
Jack Thornhill was discharged on 15 December 1945 in New Orleans. After being discharged, he went back to Alexandria [...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
Freeman Dyson saw Albert Einstein while he was at Princeton [Annotator's Note: located in Princeton, New Jersey]....
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
Robert Fisch met with outstanding doctors but did not stay at the hospital they recommended. Instead, he became a...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
Having moored in the harbor at Nagasaki, Japan, Lauren Bruner and some shipmates [Annotator's Note: from the USS...
After the war, Anthony Costa attended Junior College and Berkley [Annotator's Note: University of California at...
Donald Wilson and the USS Vincennes (CL-64) participated in the shore bombardment of Saipan and Tinian during the...
After leaving the intelligence service in January 1946, Marthe Cohn worked in Lindau, Germany. She registered to go to...
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
Marigold McNeely and her sister Jennifer had been invited by an American officer named Captain Richardson [Annotator's...
John Raaen attended West Point. His father was a career officer who graduated from the Military Academy on 1 November...
Joseph Medicine Crow somehow enjoyed war. This is despite some opinions that war is terrible. War allowed him to commit...
Martin Sklar became an Imagineer in 1961 when he began work on the World's Fair [Annotator's Note: the 1964 New York...
Hana Zoltz came to America by herself to join her sister. Upon arriving, she immediately went to work in a factory. She...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with John Rogers and the interviewer chatting about Belgium.] John Rogers was...
[Annotator's Note: Billy Grieves served in the navy aboard the submarines USS Thresher (SS-200) and USS Lizardfish (SS-...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Freeman Dyson's friend Michael Laughlin [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] had been his roommate prior to going...
After his B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] was shot down over Occupied France, Burnia...
Charles Murray served during the Korean War but by the time he got over there the war had ended. He did see action in...
After George McGovern landed safely on Vis [Annotator's Note: the island of Vis, Croatia], the other nine men in his...

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