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After combat on Tinian ended and the island was secured, Ira Schilling was sent to Hawaii. First, however, he reported...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Walter Nelson used to fly out into the fog near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Sometimes he flew underneath the Bay...
After Michael Mervosh helped his wounded friends in the foxhole he realized that he had lost his hearing [Annotator's...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
Lester M. Bornstein could not believe the war was over. He had been in the Army for two years. His unit [Annotator's...
James Fitzmorris joined the military because he felt it was a responsibility to serve. He could not have stood on the...
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...
Samuel Malta was based in Brooklyn New York as a military escort for the war dead. It was rough duty. He had to sign...
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...
Emile Engles demonstrates his gratitude annually in Belgium for the Americans liberating them. He talks of the markers...
Basil Woolf used local labor to help clean parts of the landing craft engines. The local help was assigned to him....
World War 2 changed Lavenia Breaux. Before the war Breaux had the chance to talk to a woman in her neighborhood who, in...
Lois Meyer now lives in Washington. Her sons reminded her that it would be easier for them to take care of her in...
William Leibold wonders if the Tang [Annotator's Note: USS Tang (SS-306)] is still a tomb. The Tang was apparently...
Jack Beverstein went to work for the FBI after graduating from law school. He enjoyed the resulting service because he...
Warren Nolan was aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) when it was hit by two kamikaze aircraft on 11 May 1945. The deck...
Assigned as a B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber] pilot, Eben Smith arrived first in...
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...
David Roderick was with the 1st Battalion Headquarters and dealt with administrative work during the Battle of the...
George Allen says he was part of something that worked out well. He was worried that we [Annotator's Note: the United...
Howard Genrich believes that his generation had more sense of duty to the country. World War 2 brought America out of...
Edward Tipper had his life improved as a result of his service in World War Two. He received a college education and...
William Epperson gives presentations to various groups of different ages about his wartime experiences. He often is...
Gwendolyn Mugliston became part of the BACEPOW [Annotator's Note: Bay Area Civilian Ex-Prisoners of War], while looking...
Irwin Stovroff and about 200 or so Jewish POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] had been separated by their German...
When Trinidad Ledesma lived in Riverside, California, he would get up in the middle of the night and make his family...
Norman Neste feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is a good institution to have, especially for...

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