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Harlan Twible may have had nightmares after the war but it was nothing he could not handle. He left active duty the...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
When Hugh Colbert was discharged from the US Army in November 1945 his father insisted that he take advantage of the GI...
Rothacker Smith felt the joy of liberation sweep over him when he saw American soldiers hoist the Stars and Stripes...
After the war, Revis Haslett and his dad bought a grocery store but he wished he had gone to school instead. The store...
Tokuji Yoshihashi returned home in June 1946. The colors for the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team...
When John Sacks retuned to Kansas there were no jobs and many of the factories were closing down. Many people were out...
Romus Valtin Burgin worked with a contact officer from the VA [Annotator's Note: Veterans Administration] named Frank...
After the war, James Allen lost contact with many of his friends from the war. He was busy with college and did not...
After leaving the service, Harold DeForest wanted to go to the Chrysler Institute to study engineering but he had to go...
When Robert Swift had gone into the war he was a farm boy. While he was overseas his brother-in-law talked his father...
Lester Hull used the GI Bill after he was discharged and returned to the University of Connecticut. He and his wife had...
James Gulotta got back home in January 1946. He wanted to pick up his studies so after about a two week rest he went...
In some ways, Ira Schilling felt he grew up very quickly due to his experience serving in the US Marine Corps during...
After they left France, Harry Bell's wife joined him and they toured Switzerland and Germany. They flew into Frankfurt...
When John M. Roberts rejoined his unit after escaping capture, he had not had a chance to tell anyone what he had been...
Walter Imahara was into sports and attended the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. He learned that some of the politicians...
The Red Cross had to raise 75,000 dollars for the statue [Annotator’s Note: for a Red Cross memorial]. It was made by...
David Roderick was discharged as soon as the war was over. When he was home he had bad dreams and once he hit the...
During another incident experienced by Elmo Espree in a Bombay restaurant, a British, an American and a South African...
George McGovern also read the Stars and Stripes, the Bible, and various newspapers. He sent home most of what he was...
Murray Glass had a resentful band master who took offense at Glass not playing the French horn according to his MOS [...
Josephine Pescatore would do it all again tomorrow if she had the same kind of troops, which she is sure they are....
Burton Johnson feared that his handling of Japanese POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] would be held against him...
Gus Gikas landed in the United States in New York City, New York when he returned from India. From there, he went to...
Louis Conter started to talk to school students about Pearl Harbor in 1991. He and other Pearl Harbor attack survivors...
Vernon Alexander feels The National WWII Museum is important. He has made four trips to the Museum and brought his...
Lauren Swinney had complications with her pregnancy and was admitted to the hospital over Christmas. The baby was born...
One of Joseph Rockforte's most memorable experiences of the war was that he was going to England, France, and Germany....
Thomas Murphy fought in World War 2 because he did not have a choice [Annotator's Note: Murphy was drafted into the...
James Salerno believes that World War 2 made him a better person. It made him feel lucky to be alive. He feels like it...
June Tinker met her husband when she was 16 years old. He was a neighbor near the water pump where Tinker had to draw...
William G. Roy is proud of his role in the Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway. He thinks that the...
Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
Charles Fitts, Jr. does not know what he would have been if not for the war. Before the war, Fitts wanted to be a left...
Edward Tipper remembered the attack on Carentan and his subsequent wounding as an ordinary series of events. The most...

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