Reaction to Pearl Harbor

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Marshalls Burnett's most memorable experiences are learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the...
Robert Marich first entered the service in February 1941. In April 1941, at Camp Mackall, North Carolina [Annotator's...
During the war he fought for freedom and peace, Porteau asserted. He wanted to defend our nation against people who...
June Catherine Elliott Haggerty does not feel that the war changed her even though some of the times were a bit scary....
Henry Ratcliff was most affected by the kamikaze [Annotator's Note: Japanese Special Attack Units, also called shimbu-...
James N. Rizzo's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note...
John S. Johnson has positive feelings toward the Japanese only on a selective basis. The National WWII Museum, as well...
Cleveland Peterson's most memorable experience was being close to Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. During the...
John McConn worst memory of World War Two was when Zeddie Sears was killed. It was a panic situation. The event was...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
Albert James "Jim" Ward thinks the Museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana] does a...
Senator Robert "Bob" Dole's [Annotator's Note: Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole, American veteran and politician] life was...
The war was a new experience for Clarence Herbert Weatherwax. During the Vietnam War young people going to college were...
Roy Boreen felt that World War 2 did not change his values in life although the war did have an impact on his life...
Henry Baul believes the military offered a bit more racial respect than his civilian life. While in the Marine Corps,...
Arthur Davis left the Pacific in July 1944 and returned to the Bureau of Ships in Washington D.C., but there was less...
George Rudloff felt like the Japanese had to be killed. The atrocities committed by the Japanese military were very bad...
Richard F. Penwell participated in the famous Raid on Los Banos [Annotator's Note: liberation of Los Baños Internment...
George W. Bachmann, Junior had never left his hometown of Akron [Annotator's Note: Akron, Ohio] before joining the Army...
Allen Ray Sibley almost stayed in the Army. He liked being a soldier. He is glad he did not stay in because he would...
Rather than being discharged, Frederick Moore said, officers are released from active duty. One of his most memorable...
Young people do not know history. Charles R. Smith feels it is very important and should be a part of their lives. Kids...
Alois Kopp was pleased that the two atomic bombs were dropped. They saved lives in the long run. Both Allied and...
Theodore Marolda has had to pay out of his own pocket for medical expenses because veteran benefits would take too long...
Virginia Wilterdink's most memorable experience of the war was hearing the news that the Japanese had bombed Pearl...
Herbert W. Ridyard benefited from his service and combat all during his later life. It helped him physically, mentally...
Walter Bud Gafford feels many young people do not know about Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on...
James Downing has not suffered from recurring memories of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He has, however, spent years...
When Glynn G. Raby Jr. first considered enlisting, he wanted to join the Air Corps. He was young, and aviation was...
Robert Joseph Blatnik's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when he captured three soldiers in Liege [...
Thomas W. Gillette's most memorable experience of World War 2 was seeing the Japanese planes fly over his house during...
Louis Conter saw the Second World War as an unconditional victory. Today's world is different. We should try to knock...
Although Donald Popham loved the mechanics of building planes, he did not stay in the aircraft industry after the war....
Mrs. P.A. "Tippy" Foster's most memorable experience of World War 2 was hearing the news of Pearl Harbor [Annotator's...
Herbert Fontenot joined the Navy because it was the only branch that would accept him at 16 years of age. He loved his...
Joseph F. McGee Junior's most vivid memory of World War 2 is the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the...

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