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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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Joseph LaNier tells others to take advantage of every opportunity that presents itself. He rose to be vice-president of...
Leroy Fadem's most memorable occurrences during the war were the invasion of Guam and the avoidance of the torpedo. [...
J. W. Childs only became close friends with one crewmate while he was in the Navy, and thinks that is the greatest...
Jack Carver thinks the youth of today have no idea of the type of war the Second World War was. The movie is good [...
Velma Theriot Plaisance never thought much about her work as a female welder until the Houma Courier interviewed her....
Martin Sklar feels his legacy with Disney is that he hired and trained many of the key people in the current...
John LeBure was always a responsible person even before the war. He had to work to bring home money to support his...
Anthony Varuso has visited The National WWII Museum and finds it a wonderful place to educate the populace about the...
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...

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