Postwar life

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For many years, Gerhard Franzky put the war in the back of his mind. He was more concerned with building a future. He...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
[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...
Arthur Pendleton made a lot of friends and had a lot of fun. At the end of his fourth year which he had signed up for...
Staff Sergeant Bernard I. Friedenberg was with the Medical detachment of the 1st Battalion, 16th Regiment in the 1st...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
Calvin Moret accumulated about 250 hours in cadet training. He would go on to have about 250 hours in the P-40 [...
Judith Meisel lived in Canada with her brother. They shared a room. Her brother married and stayed in Canada. He loved...
In 1953, Bernard Marcus was called into the office of General Lawton [Annotator’s Note: General Kirke B. Lawton] who...
Gary Tate became a world traveler as a result of his military service. It also helped him on his path to evangelism. He...
Arthur Pendleton never claimed his injuries. He does not know if he ever will or if he even wants to. The system is...
William Leibold has been contacted numerous times by groups attempting to research various things. Leibold noted how...
Norman Mineta followed his father's lead following his military discharge. Mineta's father had made a career in the...
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...
Catherine Long went to LSU because she did not want to go back to the New Jersey College for Women. Her best friend in...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....
Zhanna Dawson met David Dawson after she arrived in the United States. They met in the Library of Congress while David...
After the war, James Allen lost contact with many of his friends from the war. He was busy with college and did not...
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...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
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...
Curt Simmons is trying to get the D-Day Museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana]...
Robert Inghram was shot down early in the war [Annotator's Note: during the Dieppe raid in August 1942]. He was given...
James Weller pondered whether the accomplishments and sacrifices of the World War II were worthwhile. He sees...
The Red Cross was rewarding work for Barbara Pathe. She was always there to talk. They were always exhausted. Listening...
Dabney Montgomery returned home and learned quickly about the persistence of segregation in his homeland. The G.I. Bill...
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....

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