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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,...
Recounting his experience in France after he was shot down, James Armstrong comments that the French people were very...
John Laborde had been assigned a mission to capture a Japanese field gun while assigned to the 24th Infantry Division...
Louis Frydman ended up in Allach, which was a sub-camp in the Dachau complex of camps. The prisoners were being sent...
Henry A. Tacket remembered harsh storms in Alaskan waters and a plane crash in Florida as his most memorable...
Joe Clapper remembers being on a date at a movie theater on Pearl Harbor Day. When he came out, newsboys were peddling...
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,...
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2. Thinking about the war, he says that during it he...
Elisabeth Bolster was on the farm for six years [Annotator's Note: Bolster and her mother found refuge on a farm 20 or...
Daniel Szafran and his family had been living in a ghetto in Stryków, Poland for close to a year. They had planted a...
Returning home from overseas, Alonzo Emerson remembers enjoying steak and fresh milk, two foods they didn't have while...
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...
William Greer and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: Company A, 315th Engineer Combat Battalion, 90th Infantry Division]...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to duty in Nagasaki, Japan on 23 September 1945. The war had ended on 13 August. Back on...
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...
Following his graduation from Kings Point [Annotator's Note: the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York],...
Dean Whittaker had been liberated from a prisoner of war camp in Germany [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg,...
Samuel Spector recalled hearing of the war in Europe ending and the atomic bombs being dropped. He was in Burma when he...
Returning from overseas where he had been in charge of Air Force maintenance instructors, Eben Smith recaps...
Harold Buell returned to the United States after his Air Group 2 on Hornet [Annotator's Note: USS Hornet (CV-12)] was...
Winfield Zerphey was reunited with his family in Pennsylvania following his separation from the Navy. He had a brief...
James Armstrong discusses his efforts to reconnect with some of those who had helped him in France after his aircraft...
Traveling back to the United States, Joe Clapper said they had a mixed complement aboard ship; there were many Navy...
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...

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