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Felix Polito was in the hospital when the 1st Special Service Force was disbanded. It was about six months before the...
Robert Fisch met with outstanding doctors but did not stay at the hospital they recommended. Instead, he became a...
As a result of the war a few items from the Vatican were kept in the National Archives. Corrine Boggs was able to keep...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
Henry A. Tacket remembered harsh storms in Alaskan waters and a plane crash in Florida as his most memorable...
Edwin Henlebin became interested in the activities of a photographer who was taking shots of an open air, 24 hour mess...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Murray served as a platoon commander, then company commander, in Company C, 1st Battalion,...
Elisabeth Bolster was on the farm for six years [Annotator's Note: Bolster and her mother found refuge on a farm 20 or...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...
Judith Meisel lived in Canada with her brother. They shared a room. Her brother married and stayed in Canada. He loved...
Robert Fisch recollects that the American Secretary of War during the Vietnam War was a war criminal. If America had...
Kenneth Killilea boarded a hospital ship offshore of Iwo Jima after being wounded in action. The largest pieces of...
Bernard Friedenberg passed through Camp Lucky Strike on his way home after the war. He remembers passing the Statue of...
Samuel Spector recalled hearing of the war in Europe ending and the atomic bombs being dropped. He was in Burma when he...
Richard Bennett recalled a patrol near Palau when PBYs [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat] picked...
Howard Fox loved the waters and he loved the Navy. Like all his friends who enlisted for service in World War 2, he...
Donald Scholle enjoyed the Second World War except for the second skipper on his boat [Annotator's Note: USS Spadefish...
Robert Hammond didn't like the military's practice of segregation. At the time he first encountered prejudice in South...
James Odom remembered that most of the time he didn't know what the ship's [Annotator's Note: the USS Hyperion (AK-107...
Eveline Peardon and the Normandy population felt they could live again after the liberation of their region by the...
Mildred Aupied was influenced by her work at the shipyard [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
Blanche Gangwere maintained contact with only one Red Cross girl she worked with during the war. Her name was Elizabeth...
John Curtis Spencer retired from the Navy as Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations for Commander Service Force in...
Alois Kopp and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] left Saigon on a boozy flight to Calcutta. The POWs...
Coming home was not a hard adjustment for Wendall Woodall. He and three others hired a guy to drive them to Kansas City...
Virginia Hamilton discusses other notable interviews that she conducted during the war including Senator Bilbo from...
Reva Kibort arrived at a large orphanage which housed about 200 children of multiple faiths. She arrived at Marks...
Cleston Stell was on the Enns River in Austria when Hitler killed himself and the war ended. He did not believe the...
Jack Taylor returned home in December [Annotator's Note: December 1944] but decided to return to combat with his former...
Melvin Munch would have been part of the invasion force for assaulting the Japanese home islands. The atomic bombs kept...
Antoinette Underwood and the hospital staff [Annotator's Note: of the 129th General Hospital] knew an invasion was...