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Dale LeBlanc went to boot camp in San Diego. Marines who went to boot camp in San Diego were referred to as Hollywood...
George Peto produced some paintings and pieces of propaganda that were based on his unit during battle in the Pacific....
Norman Hatch does not think of his experiences on Tarawa or Iwo Jima continuously. Rather, his experiences flood back...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
In 1987, John M. Roberts learned that the 106th Infantry Division had an association so he joined it and started going...
Ira Schilling is a proud American and a proud veteran of World War 2 and thinks that the existence of The National WWII...
John Witmeyer recognizes the value of The National World War II Museum and is glad that the museum affords the public...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
Lauren Swinney went to Northwestern University. The nuns had taught her to type when she was in boarding school and...
Elmo Bell's 1st Battalion commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Mark Alexander, was always worried about the business...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Arthur Pendleton made a lot of friends and had a lot of fun. At the end of his fourth year which he had signed up for...
Peter Somogyi talks to school children. He feels it is important for them to hear the testimony of survivors. What he...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall having any real issues while she was in the service. One issue that occurred at the end...
[Annotator's Note: Interviewer is setting up the interview and it begins with small talk about the war.] Arthur...
Lauren Swinney was born in LaSalle, Illinois and grew up in Gary, Indiana. During that time, Gary had the Carnegie...
For Frank Mancuso, the war took away four years of his youth and there were many things he did not get a chance to do....
During the assault on Manoir La Fiere [Annotators Note: La Fiere Manor] on D Day, Lieutenant John Marr led his advanced...
Harley Reynolds’s company came across some German collaborators who had killed themselves once they realized the...
Darold Rice says that soon after he was retired from the war and was taken to a hospital in Luxembourg. He ate, slept,...
Norman Hatch remained on Iwo Jima for the first 18 days of the battle. He was flown off on D plus 18. Hatch flew off...
After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
Walter Nelson used to fly out into the fog near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Sometimes he flew underneath the Bay...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
James Weller picked the Army for enlistment because his father had served in World War I in a submarine. The submarine...
At Northwestern University, Lauren Swinney's speech fraternity, Zeta Phi Eta, was sent to Glenview Naval Air Station....
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
When on the P-34 ship that pulled them out of the ocean, William Leibold and the other survivors of the Tang [Annotator...
Billy Grieves talks about the eulogies he gives for friends who have passed away. He has officiated a number of...
Benjamin Carson found that evacuating Makin Island was far more difficult that arriving there. The tide worked against...
Arthur Pendleton does not recall to much more about Cape Gloucester. There was nothing pleasant about it and he was...
When Ira Schilling and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division...
World War 2 changed Lavenia Breaux. Before the war Breaux had the chance to talk to a woman in her neighborhood who, in...
William Leibold wonders if the Tang [Annotator's Note: USS Tang (SS-306)] is still a tomb. The Tang was apparently...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Harold DeForest fought in World War 2 because he loves this country and felt that it was worth fighting for. His...

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