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While Raymond Wells was in the hospital a driver picked him up and when he got back to his company [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant served in the Navy as a captain’s mess attendant aboard the USS San Francisco (CA38...
Tom Quigley remembers how every Friday the officers would go to Baton Rouge for the weekend. Quigley struggled finding...
During another incident experienced by Elmo Espree in a Bombay restaurant, a British, an American and a South African...
Rothacker Smith had no idea that war was in his future on the morning of 7 December 1941. Smith was working in a corn...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow witnessed racial discrimination in the South during his service in the United States Army Air Forces...
Rothacker Smith underwent weeks of training amid a racially tense situation at Camp Stewart, Georgia. Smith was one of...
In basic training, Norris Bucksell had a new lieutenant who would not give him a paycheck because his mustache needed...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
Norman Bussel was drafted and sent to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on a train that was really old. He arrived at two or...
Carey Eleser enlisted in the Navy and went by train to San Diego, California for basic training. He arrived around ten...
Harold Buell was on the Yorktown [Annotator's Note: USS Yorktown (CV-5)] only a brief time before being reassigned. He...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Edgar Cole if he felt serving in the Marine Corps prepared him for the rest of...
Zhanna Dawson and her sister reached the rail station after a 25 kilometer walk [Annotator's Note: the two girls had...
Alan K. Simpson was playing outside when his friend, Jackie Allen, came down to his house to share the news of the...
Paula Knobler feels it is important to continue World War 2 education of young people. Her oldest son, Sam, lives in...
Richard Lockhart remembers the destruction and suffering of Europe as his most memorable experience during his service...
Jack Beverstein had a good career with the FBI [Annotator's Note: Federal Bureau of Investigation]. His most memorable...
Baptiste Puissegur enjoyed being a civilian after his discharge. He was thankful for the Lord's protection during his...
Donald Wilson was changed by the Second World War. He lost friends on his ship [Annotator's Note: USS New Orleans (CA-...
Although Leslie Aigner knows that war is wrong, it must be fought when there is injustice on the opposite side. People...
Edward "Babe" Heffron felt good about being in the airborne with the best unit he could have joined [Annotator's Note:...
Lawrence Brooks feels that young people should learn about World War 2. Much can be learned at The National WWII Museum...
His service as a Nisei [Annotator's Note: first generation Japanese-American] soldier was important to Walter Oka...
James Lovell said future generations should remember the NASA [Annotator's Note: National Aeronautics and Space...
When Albert Porche returned from the war, he had no expectations of being treated differently from the way he was...
Norman Riggsby had a postwar career that was not related to his wartime experiences. His most memorable thing about...
Major Cohn thought the end of the war was his most memorable experience of World War 2. No one expected it to end so...
Manfred Klepper had aunts, uncles and cousins who were lost in the Holocaust. That affected him quite a bit. He had...
Jeannine Burk is very proud of being a Jew and always will be. She has never denied her heritage. There have been big...
Dossie East's most memorable experience was picking up a Japanese pilot just outside the harbor after the attack [...
Reva Kibort is very angry about the losses she experienced during the Holocaust. She lost her father and mother among...
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...
To Jack Brukman, the most memorable incident of World War 2 was when his hearing saved him from being injured by a bomb...
Judith Meisel does not fear speaking her mind as a result of her experiences in World War 2. She has nightmares as a...
Hana Zoltz has always had a difficult life. Even in American, life was tough. She saved her money by not eating or...

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