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Bud Loring retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel. After World War 2 he joined a National Guard unit. He had a...
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...
Samuel Malta and the men in combat were just kids who were 18 or 19 years old. The combat troops felt they were...
Holocaust survivor Ernest Gross gives talks in the schools to teach them not to hate and to get along with each other....
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
Joseph DeMott eventually lost track of the friends he made in the prison camps on Java. One of the men, who had part of...
[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...
Alton Barnes loves the United States and its freedoms. Freedom is the most important thing in this country. He decided...
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...
John Campbell says that America won the war and lost the peace. We were out-negotiated by Churchill [Annotator's Note:...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
James Fitzmorris did not have much college education when he enlisted. He was studying business but wanted to be a...
Prior to entry into France, Henry Feldman was assigned to Cannon Company, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
When President Truman [Annotator's Note: Truman, Harry S., 33rd President of the United States] dropped the atomic...
Having moored in the harbor at Nagasaki, Japan, Lauren Bruner and some shipmates [Annotator's Note: from the USS...
Charles T. Edwards is disappointed in that air travel should be faster than the speeds they are flying now. Edwards...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
After the end of the war, Malcolm Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star. [Annotator's Note: The Bronze Star Medal is a U....
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...

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