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The Captain told Tarrant that the Navy was going to be different one day. Tarrant told him no, that he already had...
Sherman went home after Washington D.C. After he was home, he went to Midland, Texas to be redeployed. However he was...
Currey talks to school kids, some of which are about the age he was during the war. He tells them that if the situation...
Barney Old Coyote and his brother were able to interview other Crows who served during the war in the late 1940s. They...
Yamamoto [Annotator's Note: Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet] did not receive...
Quintana did not mention events from the war too often; he talked about the war later in life. After he had his glass...
Henderson's outfit was hit by enemy fighters pretty heavy on one mission. His plane was not hit. It was a long mission...
Schmedemann doesn't exactly remember where the cannon company [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 38th Infantry Regiment...
John Vessey feels there are enormous lessons, not only military and strategic, but political lessons that we as a...
Jenkins has only been back to Belgium once. He said it was a very eerie feeling. They saw where their foxholes had been...
Mack has had a good life. He worked for the Army Corps of Engineers for thirty five years. He retired in 1981. His...
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with Frank Stewart showing the interviewer some newspaper clippings that had been...
Holloman feels that the most positive thing that came out of World War II was in 1948 when President Harry Truman...
John Noack notes that it was a sad day when they returned to base. Everyone was down about it. Too many of the guys...
Air Group 98 was stacked with talent, in order to train and in order to be ready when they were needed. They got back...
Hawk says that the toughest 10 years of his life were after the war. He was trying to be the breadwinner, a Romeo, and...
The one thing that stands out the most in Milosevich's mind about the Battle of the Bulge was that he expected a bullet...
Crain watched about the first 10 minutes of the movie "Saving Private Ryan." He is normally able to keep his emotions...
As a medic, Kanaya had to treat the Germans like their own wounded. The medics would treat the American wounded 1st and...
Giles Bacon thinks it is very important that The National World War II Museum exists. History is not being taught well...
Yukio Kawamoto does not think he changed too much during the war. He was born in Berkeley [Annotators Note: Berkley,...
After the war, Wiley did meet the island chief's grandson and granddaughter. The relatives of the chief came to the US...
The Medusa [Annotator's Note: USS Medusa (AR-1)] was not far from them [Annotator’s Note: during the attack on Pearl...
Munich was a big city, larger then New Orleans. The area around the railroad depots in Munich were absolutely destroyed...
Martello thinks Kasserine Pass should be remembered as a screwup. It was a mess. Generals got captured, in an area...
The last time Richard Cole saw the old man [Annotator's Note: USAF General James H. Doolittle] was in 1992. Several of...
Raymond Zager remembers all of the people greeting him at the gate of the concentration camp [Annotator's Note:...
Ehlers' life didn't end with his military service. He spent 29 years working for the Veterans Association. His work...
They [Annotator's Note: Charlotte Weiss and her four sisters] were in Geislingen for nine months when Mr. Schultz came...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Pendleton served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gunner in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st...
The National World War II Museum awarded Marine combat cameraman Norman Hatch with the Silver Service Award for his...
Clinton Riddle spent three Christmases away from home due to his service in the Second World War. He spent his first...
Frank Buschmeier bounced around to different prisoner of war camps once he was finished with the interrogation. He...
Harley Reynolds and his unit were moving inland toward their objective. The first troops from his unit he ran into were...
David Roderick was a part of the 4th Division which was an experimental Division. They packed for the Pacific but never...

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