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Harold Bergbower learned to appreciate life and Uncle Sam as a result of his experiences in World War 2. He has felt...
William Ebersole feels that The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana is good tribute to the war and the people...
Coleen Landry went into law enforcement part-time to help with public relations. It was not easy being one of the first...
Daniel Crowley admits that he used his experience to help him make sales while he was a merchandise salesman. He...
Lewis Guidry thinks it is very important to keep the history of World War 2 alive. A major message is to always try to...
Zhanna Dawson has experienced many acts of kindness by others helping her through her life. People have to extend...
Before the war, Sterling Mace played baseball and had aspirations to pitch. He pitched for the Philip Morris cigarette...
Adolph Wilson thinks The National WWII Museum is great. It shows appreciation for the veterans who served in the war....
Herbert Fontenot did not look back after leaving the Navy. He enjoyed his wartime experience and his career afterward....
Out of the 135 men in John Caponigro's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 346th Infantry Regiment,...
David Yoho had his first voyage on a tanker shakedown trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia. After the shakedown, the ship went...
Arthur Pendleton participated in a lot of covert operations. It was interesting work. Pendleton did not know the...
Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
Lloyd Reese trained to be a bombardier on the AT-11 [Annotator’s Note: Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan] and then the B-24 [...
In Vietnam, Van Barfoot found the news different from the perspective he got from it in the United States. He saw and...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
[Annotator's Note: David Oreck served in the US Army Air Forces as a navigator on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very...
James Russo considers himself fortunate in his life. After the war, he went to work for the Food and Drug Unit in the...
John W. Towle was shot down on 28 February 1944 over Normandy. The news of the war was scarce in occupied France so...
[Annotator's Note: US Navy Rear Admiral James D. "Jig Dog" Ramage, commanded Bombing Squadron 10 (VB-10), a scout-...
Freeman Dyson attended school with Frank Thompson and admired him greatly. He was an older boy with a grand sense of...
The woman spoke English. James Siracuse asked if he could join her. They chatted for awhile. She was a medical student...
After the war, Harry Bell kept up with several guys he served with but those contacts slowly faded away except for his...
Carl Peterson doesn't know how the war changed him. He has his own views on how things should be. His wife gets on him...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax served in the 298th Infantry Regiment which was a National Guard unit in federal service....
Thomas Murphy talks to high schools about the war. When a young girl asked him which of his medals he was the most...
When they [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and the other former POWs from the Berga concentration camp] left Paris,...
The missions George McGovern flew usually required between 4,000 and 6,000 pounds of bombs, with ten of those bombs...
On the 13 February 1945, Harold Baumgarten took his discharge papers to the Bronx County Courthouse. By 14 February, he...
Nathan Taffel lived in a ghetto when he was very young. The Orthodox Jews lived close to the temple so it was easy to...
James Livaudais was part of the division which was to become the Sergeant York Division—the 82nd Division with about 16...
Russell Clark sailed toward Normandy with his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)] lingering offshore...
From New Guinea, Jack Yusen and the other survivors [Annotator's Note: survivors of the 25 October 1944 sinking of the...
Robert Huber and the rest of his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
The camp [Annotator's Note: Camp Lucky Strike, between Cany and Saint-Valery, France] was Seventh Heaven. They [...
On their way back to the United States, they [Annotator's Note: George McGovern and his crew] had to make a stop in the...

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