Postwar life

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[Annotator's Note: Billy Grieves served in the navy aboard the submarines USS Thresher (SS-200) and USS Lizardfish (SS-...
Lowell Brueland became Senior Flight Leader before the Normandy D-Day invasion. He had the opportunity to become the...
Staff Sergeant Bernard I. Friedenberg was with the Medical detachment of the 1st Battalion, 16th Regiment in the 1st...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
William Leibold has been contacted numerous times by groups attempting to research various things. Leibold noted how...
Harry Quinn has been bothered with physical and mental problems resulting from the war. He goes to the VA [Annotator’s...
Bernard Friedenberg passed through Camp Lucky Strike on his way home after the war. He remembers passing the Statue of...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
Being a submariner prepared Billy Grieves for his career as a firefighter. After seeing the worst, everything else is...
Bruno Viani was discharged out of Halloran Hospital in 1945. He had served in the military since before the United...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] felt the war was necessary in order to get rid of the Axis leaders. Miksa...
Lowell Brueland escorted a 51 [Annotator’s Note: Brueland escorted a North American P-51 Mustang which had been...
James Weller pondered whether the accomplishments and sacrifices of the World War II were worthwhile. He sees...
Masaji Inoshita asked for early retirement [Annotator’s Note: from the army]. He was told that he was needed. They were...
Frank Stewart was in the hospital on Espiritu Santos. After about ten days, he decided to go down the hall to the...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Peterson doesn't know how the war changed him.He has his own views on how things should be. His wife gets on him about...
James understands that movies are made so people think they are interesting. He understands that Hollywood adds its own...
Baptiste feels that a lot of talent was lost by the navy segregating them. He used to talk to his officers about it.He...
Crump got to Panteloria and was alongside the dock. All of the German prisoners of war did the work. They were younger...
The Monuments Men group totaled about 60 men when Ettlinger was a member. They continued to be in existence even after...
When Peterson was in the service the guys he served with would get together and have fun. In Sicily they had a ball...
When they arrived at Pearl Harobr, Air Group 6 needed one more run before they rotated home. During the trip to Truk...
Hanna wanted to return to the US through San Francisco but ended up coming in through Seattle.He was sent to Madigan...
Baptiste feels that it is important for there to be a National World War II Museum. If they hadn't done what they did...
James Goodrich was taken from Iwo Jima to a hospital on Guam. He was on Guam for about 12 or 13 days before being...
Baptiste would be watchful. There are countries and people who want to see this country go under so he believes that we...
One of Crump’s friends was on watch on a ship that was torpedoed. Crump’s convoy had about 35 percent casualties. The...
While Childers was a cadet he was asked by Colonel Mangrum if he had received a Purple Heart. When he told Mangrum that...
Childers was then assigned to Ft. Rucker, Alabama. Childers though that Ft. Rucker would be good duty but it wasn't. He...
There were two black soldiers at the door yelling that the Germans were coming. Lyle Bouck and Kriz [Annotators Note:...
Baum recalls the POWs at Hammelburg and the concentration camps victims they encountered. They brought their...
After he retired he played golf. He still lives in California.Childers experienced the big earthquake of 1989.
They proceeded to Samar to the repair base. The boats had already begun to be renovated because they had been assigned...
At the field hospital, Billow realized he was wounded in the foot. They loaded him on a train back to England. He spent...

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