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Alton Barnes loves the United States and its freedoms. Freedom is the most important thing in this country. He decided...
While he was in Australia, Nathan Taffel communicated with a brother-in-law in Chicago. He had survived the ghetto but...
Michael Mickey Ganitch enlisted in the Navy, scored well on tests, and was sent to San Diego for boot camp. He...
Marigold McNeely and her sister Jennifer had been invited by an American officer named Captain Richardson [Annotator's...
Clem Thrift's last combat assignment was off of Borneo. There was concern because Japanese soldiers were swimming out...
William Greer saw combat and was wounded in Normandy, France shortly after troops exited Utah Beach. His squad leader...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
Freeman Dyson has met Kristen Ghodsee who is the author of "The Left Side of History." Her scholarship on postwar...
Freeman Dyson was not involved with the Manhattan Project. He was totally surprised at the dropping of the atomic bombs...
Zhanna Dawson's husband David was in the Mitropoulos Orchestra [Annotator's Note: Dimitri Mitropoulos was a famed Greek...
From China, the USS Balduck (ADP-132) took Donald Dean and the rest of the crew back to Okinawa, then to Hawaii,...
Gustave Heinecke was made a Lieutenant, and as commanding officer was in charge of taking the USS LCS(L)(3)-1 back...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
After working at the PBY facility [Annotator’s Note: Constance Negrotto was a technical illustrator at the PBY Catalina...
Martin Sklar learned that Walt Disney wanted EPCOT [Annotator's Note: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow] to...
Eugene Vaadi had been a prisoner in China since January 1953. August 1956 he and his crew members were called in...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
George Haines was offered a promotion to sergeant, but he did not want it. He liked being a scout and figured the men...
Lily Sawada had a very innovative father. He determined that it was time to leave [Annotator’s Note: the Japanese-...
Major Cohn likely would have stayed in St. Louis after his residency but he had to return home to assist his dying...
Robert Gurr designed the Monorail for introduction in 1959 at Disneyland. Once he sat down with the idea that Walt...
When that [Annotator's Note: the Higgins Marine Sales business] ended after 25 years, Francis Higgins moved to Vidalia...
John Curtis Spencer said the USS Formoe (DE-509) was steaming up to Okinawa when the word came that the Americans had...
Major Cohn returned to the United States feeling lost and without a direction for his future. He was discharged in San...
Calvin Moret was still a 19 year old teenager when his mother pinned his wings on him. The war in the Pacific ended...
Clarence Schilperoot returned home by train after reaching the United States. He had a reunion with his parents upon...
Kaliste Saloom returned home after nearly four years in the military. Almost three years were spent overseas. He had...
At the conclusion of World War 2, Teddy Kirkpatrick returned to Michigan. He briefly attended the University of...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Robert Curl liked serving in the Navy. The food was good and he enjoyed his time in service. There was one thing he...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were with Admiral Spruance [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Raymond...
Lloyd Reese was the bombardier on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator that was shot down over Ploiești, Romania. He says...
Ela Weissberger said she was saddened by the assassination of King Hussein [Annotator's Note: King Hussein bin Talal of...
Freeman Dyson feels that the atomic bomb and the consequential generation of nuclear power were the most important...
Edward Stone benefited from his service because of the education and good job he obtained through the utilization of...
John E. Johnson fought in World War 2 because he had to. He was drafted. Johnson acknowledges the war changed his life...

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