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[Annotator’s Note: James Carrington enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1939 and spent two years in China...
Ben Kuroki’s B-24 outfit was called to North Africa to help out with the British forces who were going against Rommel....
The Chandler [Annotator's Note: USS Chandle (DD-206)] had 4 stacks and had torpedo tubes and 4 inch guns. Baptiste...
All of the Catholic school teachers were nuns. They were not married. High school teachers in Iowa were required to be...
Baptiste had a janitorial service. One of his clients was a doctor who stayed on Corregidor [Annotator's Note:...
Michael Doi believes that the war did not change his personality. Doi was an athlete in high school. He was a pole...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Leon Grunte to talk about August 1944.] He received an invitation from the...
Floyd Horne was born in Bowersville, Ohio in February 1922. He spent the first 18 years of life there until July 1940...
Oliver Donald Anthony Babbits was born in Neenah, Wisconsin in December 1923. He grew up with three brothers. Babbits'...
Before the war, Arthur Davis worked in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] building a plant near the...
Lorraine Achee was a child in New Orleans, Louisiana during the Great Depression. Her family owned a meat market, so...
Robert Gurr heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor while cleaning a car seat. He saw a panicky neighbor running through...
Ray Anthony was born in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania on 20 January 1922. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He left his...
Jack Cohen does get emotional talking and thinking about what he went through. He also thinks about what happened in...
Alvin Barnes had coincidental meetings with a childhood friend during the war. He had a friend named Paul [Annotator's...
Pedro S. Parra served in the 854th Engineer Aviation Battalion. He was born in Canadian, Texas in October 1922. He had...
It was during the Great Depression that Milton Muelder and his brother went to Germany to study in 1930 and 1931. At...
Patrick Zilliacus thinks that the variety of odd jobs he held before being drafted helped him in duties on a submarine...
Alan Moskin went to Syracuse [Annotator's Note: in Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York] when he was 17 and got his...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with Jones Quincy Adams Jr. and the interviewer in conversation.] Adams was...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...
Wilbur Thomas was born in March 1923 and grew up in Swissvale, Pennsylvania with two older brothers. During the Great...
Francis Hurd was born in Woodhall, New York to parents who were farmers. When he was 16 years old he was forced to quit...
Vernon Tweedt was born in July 1921 in Estherville, Iowa. He grew up there on a farm. [Annotator's Note: The...
John Campbell was born Clinton Township, Ohio in 1926. [Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about life during the...
James O. Evans was born in 1925 in Rustin, Louisiana. His father owned a cotton farm and from an early age Evans worked...
Clarence Robert Duff was born in 1923 in the farm country of North Dakota. He was one of nine children. His family was...
Walter Bala grew up in Detroit [Annotator's Note: Detroit, Michigan]. His parents were Polish immigrants, and Bala had...
Robert E. Foster entered the Navy in November 1934. He was drafted [Annotator's Note: into the Army] in 1942. Foster...
The war started for Jack Cohen when Mussolini [Annotator's Note: Italian fascist dictator Benito Amilcare Andrea...
Louis Andriano does not remember celebrating the war ending. They were always the last to know and it made no...
Frank Forcinella liked the Rhine River crossing [Annotator's Note: at Nierstein, Germany, 22 March 1945]. They had...
Lorraine Achee feels that the war made it difficult in the sense that she no longer had her big brother around. As kids...
Rosemary Ramsey feels that there should be institutions like The National WWII Museum [Annotator's Note: in New Orleans...
Sterling Baker was in the National Youth Administration and trained to be a carpenter. He was also in charge of the...
Carrel Reavis went from Virginia to basic training on a segregated train. When he went overseas, his ammunition company...

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