Postwar career

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[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
[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...
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...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
[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...
During the war years, Diana Belliard was in the United States. She lived in Chicago until 1940 then left to go to...
Lowell Brueland became Senior Flight Leader before the Normandy D-Day invasion. He had the opportunity to become the...
Norman Hatch does not think of his experiences on Tarawa or Iwo Jima continuously. Rather, his experiences flood back...
Gerard Halpern was serving with the XVth Corps when the war ended. He was stationed in the town of Chantilly right...
Zhanna Dawson's husband David was in the Mitropoulos Orchestra [Annotator's Note: Dimitri Mitropoulos was a famed Greek...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
When Harry Bell steamed into New York Harbor one of the first things he saw was the Statue of Liberty. When he saw it...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
In early 1954, Bernard Marcus was visited by a colonel with the Signal Corps in Washington. The officer had been told...
Raymond Bailey was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Jobs at the time only paid about one dollar per day....
Philip Schweitzer cannot think of many other lighter moments than the ones he's already mentioned. He remembers one...
Darold Rice says that soon after he was retired from the war and was taken to a hospital in Luxembourg. He ate, slept,...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
Claude Shannahan got out of the Marine Corps and returned to Mount Clemens, Michigan. His father owned a bar and...
Returning home and being discharged from the Marine Corps was bittersweet for Edgar Cole. At the time prejudice was...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
Calvin Moret accumulated about 250 hours in cadet training. He would go on to have about 250 hours in the P-40 [...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Richard O'Kane gave William Leibold a nice 35mm camera. O’Kane snuck it in the trunk of Leibold's car one day during a...
After coming back to the United States Raymond Wells took a train to meet his wife in Aberdeen, North Dakota. On the...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
The war changed George Peto. After the war he was reluctant to make close friends. The separation of servicemen during...
Much of what William Blanckenburg is talking about is in his book [Annotators Note: Blankenburg authored a book titled...

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