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Samuel Spector's most memorable experience of World War 2 was growing up from 18 to 20 years of age. His expectations...
Mort Walker's most memorable experience of World War 2 was getting out alive. He served during the war because he was...
Serving in the Red Cross made Barbara Butler a more forceful and less shy person. It improved her leadership skills and...
Edward "Babe" Heffron felt good about being in the airborne with the best unit he could have joined [Annotator's Note:...
The most memorable thing about World War 2 for Robert Gorman related to friendships formed during the war. He was...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
Joseph LaNier tells others to take advantage of every opportunity that presents itself. He rose to be vice-president of...
Being a submariner prepared Billy Grieves for his career as a firefighter. After seeing the worst, everything else is...
Robert L. Williams thinks it very important that museums and memorials commemorating World War 2 continue to tell the...
The war did not have much of an effect on Walter Jacobs. He has never had a problem talking about it like a lot of guys...
John Nicholas fought in World War 2 because the guys before him had signed up so he had to do so also. He had to fight...
George Spera was matured as a result of his time in the Army. He realized his responsibility that he had when he was...
Harold Lightell was changed by the war because of the onset of his PTSD [Annotator's Note: Post Traumatic Stress...
Hans Courant has many fond memories of going skiing on Sundays with his Army buddies while at Los Alamos. One of his...
For Harley Reynolds, it was extremely emotional going back to Normandy for the first time. Reynolds and the honorary...
Eva Schloss believes it is important to study World War 2 because of the immensity of the conflict and the diversity of...
When Albert Porche returned from the war, he had no expectations of being treated differently from the way he was...
Claude Shannahan didn't meet any Paramarines at Bloody Ridge. They got beat up landing on Guadalcanal. The rations on...
Cleveland Peterson's most memorable experience was being close to Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. During the...
The war matured Robert Whitcomb. Before he was drafted he was determined to become a musician. After the war, he used...
When Richard Higgins returned to the United States he went to Quantico to drive a truck. He would drive civilians to...
John McConn worst memory of World War Two was when Zeddie Sears was killed. It was a panic situation. The event was...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
The war was a new experience for Clarence Herbert Weatherwax. During the Vietnam War young people going to college were...
Dorothy Ehlers wants future generations to remember how the soldiers of World War 2 loved their country as much as her...
John Caponigro feels war changes the attitude of humans. Unless a person has been in a war, they cannot appreciate the...
David Yoho was on a fleet oiler in World War 2. The ship took on fuel sometimes from a fuel barge in order to refuel...
Peter Somogyi found that when he was in officer's school in Israel, he faced a big problem. His fellow trainees who had...
The war changed Revis Haslett but it is hard to predict what he would have done without that experience. He grew up in...
Roy Boreen felt that World War 2 did not change his values in life although the war did have an impact on his life...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer thanking Sidney Lapook for doing the interview.] Sidney...
James Livaudais saw that the German troops in Ludwigslust, Germany tried their best not to be taken prisoner by the...
George Rudloff felt like the Japanese had to be killed. The atrocities committed by the Japanese military were very bad...
Catherine Long had her most memorable experience in World War II when the armistice was signed. She served because of...
After James Siracuse was shot down he lost track of his friend Petey. Siracuse ended up in Jackson, Mississippi after...
Stanley Wolczyk knew that the Japanese soldiers he encountered [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Attu] were doing...

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