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William Leibold has been contacted numerous times by groups attempting to research various things. Leibold noted how...
After Korea, Walter Bowsher served as the San Diego brig warden. In 1953, he was in charge of the escort section of men...
Norman Mineta followed his father's lead following his military discharge. Mineta's father had made a career in the...
Mickey Montalbano attended Louisiana State University [Annotator's Note: in Baton Rouge, Louisiana] on the G.I. Bill,...
Gene Alair received some schooling at government expense back when he was married. He had been sent back to Harvard...
After three weeks in therapy at Letterman Army Hospital [Annotator's Note: located at the Presidio of San Francisco,...
Daniel Szafran survived Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-Birkenau in Brzesinka, Poland] and then was involved...
Robert Fulton was transported on the amphibious Landing Ship Dock, or LSD, USS Ozark (LSV-2). It was a slow voyage to...
Burton Lewis had no experience with the integration of the armed forces following World War 2. When the Air Force...
Edward Stone and the USS Bumper (SS-333) were ordered to return to Pearl Harbor. The boat operated out of Pearl Harbor...
Allen Pedersen used the G.I. Bill briefly. He quickly obtained a job. It was a little difficult at first but things...
David Olson left the European Theater as an S3 officer in charge of plans, training and gunnery. Not too many men in...
George Hood returned home after the war. He flew in from the Pacific and then cross country. He had a little money and...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
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...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
Alan K. Simpson joined the United States Army in 1950 and was sent to Germany at the tail end of the occupation. He was...
William B. Hughes drove trucks after the war. He was proud of his safe driving record. His brother was in the Battle of...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) performed picket duty after the war ended. His destroyer was on watch to...
Theodore Wessen and the USS Pirate (AM-257) performed minesweeping operations off Korea and then went to Sasebo, Japan...
Frank Fontana and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion] had to turn in all their...
Catherine Long went to LSU because she did not want to go back to the New Jersey College for Women. Her best friend in...
Cyril Buchert saw the Japanese envoys coming into the surrender program [Annotator's Note: in Tokyo Bay on 2 September...
William Laubner never flew after the war. A P-38 [Annotator's Note: Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft] could...
Jack Taylor did not have an exciting youth. He was happy but did not feel he fit in with others. He had friends but did...
Although Archibald Higgins thought he would fly home. That did not happen. He sailed on a ship from Manila. The voyage...
After being injured at Elbe River, Germany, Joseph Venerloh was sent to England to recover in a hospital. He was hoping...
After leaving the Army, Milton Moxon's transition from soldier to civilian was no problem. There were simply different...
Two days after the surrender [Annotator's Note: the formal Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945], C....
Herbert Fontenot found a sweetheart after his discharge from the Navy. She was similar in background to him. They fell...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....
Robert Oplinger did not want to stay in the Navy after the war. He would regret that later. He did stay in the reserves...
Lee Roy Dugas returned to the United States where he was discharged. He returned to his home in Scott, Louisiana. He...
When he came out of the service, Frank Patti took advantage of the government's 52-20 program [Annotator's Note:...
Leslie Aigner finished his apprenticeship and began working as a machinist after the war. He lived under a communist...

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