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By the end of the war, Perry Smith's father had been assigned as the operations officer for the US Military Government...
Daniel Szafran emigrated to Palestine in 1946 after surviving the Holocaust. The King David Hotel was bombed by the...
Robert H. "Bob" Harris returned to the United States sometime in September or October 1944. While overseas, he knew...
Andrew Kiniry and his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] was stationed outside of Weimar at Hohra. The...
James Fitzmorris joined the military because he felt it was a responsibility to serve. He could not have stood on the...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
Samuel Malta was based in Brooklyn New York as a military escort for the war dead. It was rough duty. He had to sign...
After arriving in the United States in May 1945, Angus Lorenzen crossed the country by train to go to New York City....
Jack Carver fought face to face with the Germans during the war. They could see each other's faces. It was obvious the...
Emile Engles demonstrates his gratitude annually in Belgium for the Americans liberating them. He talks of the markers...
As a radar man, Ogden Saik was trained to destroy his equipment in the presence of an officer in the event of the ship'...
World War 2 changed Lavenia Breaux. Before the war Breaux had the chance to talk to a woman in her neighborhood who, in...
When Martin Jacobson and his Underwater Demolition Team [Annotator's Note: UDT-3] did reconnaissance, they did not go...
Lloyd Dendy and his brother enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves. When the Korean War broke out they were called back...
George Allen says he was part of something that worked out well. He was worried that we [Annotator's Note: the United...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
When Trinidad Ledesma lived in Riverside, California, he would get up in the middle of the night and make his family...
Norman Neste feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is a good institution to have, especially for...
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2. Thinking about the war, he says that during it he...
William Ebersole feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is good tribute to the war and the people...
Coleen Landry went into law enforcement part-time to help with public relations. It was not easy being one of the first...
Adolph Wilson thinks The National WWII Museum is great. It shows appreciation for the veterans who served in the war....
Herbert Fontenot did not look back after leaving the Navy. He enjoyed his wartime experience and his career afterward....
Walter Bowsher made his first arrest while he was in the Army. He was serving as a temporary military policeman when he...
Samson Alexander was the first black fireman in the Air Force. He was given a certificate from the Treasury Department...
Bernice Haydu said her first solo cross-country flight in the AT-6 [Annotator's Note: North American AT-6 Texan...
George Hardy got news that he was going to Keesler [Annotator's Note: Keesler Field, now Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
Calvin Moret accumulated about 250 hours in cadet training. He would go on to have about 250 hours in the P-40 [...
George Hardy retired from the Air Force in 1971. He did fly in Vietnam. The AC-119 [Annotator's Note: Fairchild C-119...
James Russo considers himself fortunate in his life. After the war, he went to work for the Food and Drug Unit in the...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks historian George Will about the Four Freedoms speech, the 1941 State of the...
Gwendolyn Mugliston and her family were liberated from the Los Baños Internment Camp and taken to Bilibid Prison for...
Carl Peterson doesn't know how the war changed him. He has his own views on how things should be. His wife gets on him...
George Haines had never been away from home before leaving for the Army in May 1943. Basic training was where he...
Guy Stern had a commanding officer at First Army Headquarters named Major Shepard Stone [Annotator's Note: US Army...

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