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After he was discharged from the Army, Roy Uthes did not take advantage of the GI Bill. He and his wife lived with his...
Fulton Taylor used the GI Bill to help pay his tuition for college. He graduated from Louisiana State University in...
Russell Hoff has vivid memories of his prisoner of war experiences. He has flashbacks that will probably never leave...
Joseph Simpson remembers most profoundly from World War 2 his feelings when he got out of the Rur River. He did not...
Lowell Brueland escorted a 51 [Annotator’s Note: Brueland escorted a North American P-51 Mustang which had been...
James McEnery thinks it is important to study all wars as he thinks each one has something to teach people. McEnery...
Corrine Boggs notes that it is good that the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans,...
When the war was over, George Linker wanted to throw his rifle down and return home quickly. Instead, he spent a year...
Fred Bergeron was waiting for a battle like Midway. He was very upset at what had been happening to them. He saw the...
Arthur Staymates had posttraumatic stress disorder but did not know what it was. The memories usually involved some...
The war changed Richard Field. Field was used to being away from home but nothing prepared him for combat. After he...
Norris Waddill returned to Texas after the war. He spent three years touring the country before he settled down and got...
Frank Buschmeier and the others were loaded onto trucks the following day and sent to a local base. The guys were...
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...
Wanda Damberg’s wounded friend [Annotator’s Note: shot during the liberation of Los Baños] survived and went on to...
Peter Somogyi survived the gas chambers twice. That unique survival resulted from him being a twin. [Annotator's Note:...
George A. Sarosi suffered nightmares from his stresses. It made him a believer. The bad dreams faded over time. They do...
Marie Rankart believes that museums like The National WWII Museum are important in many ways. The Museum represents...
Gerald West didn't think often of the Raiders after the war. In recent years the numerous reunions and meetings West...
Pearson Riddle felt like America did what they had to do. He knows that the Japanese have a good work ethic and are...
Earl Tweed made friends during the war. That was a big deal. All of them are gone now. Tweed fought in the war to keep...
Philip Schweitzer finds it hard to describe the feelings he experienced when he returned home and saw his mother and...
Louis Conter saw the Second World War as an unconditional victory. Today's world is different. We should try to knock...
When Donald Beeghly got home from the war he did not know what he was going to do. There was a farmer down the road...
Robert Templet feels that the youth of today may not be as interested in World War 2, or even protecting their liberty...
Harold Whitaker does not believe that the story of the veterans of World War 2 has not really been told. He also...
Jack Thornhill and the interviewer have just been reminiscing. He can remember things that happened to him when he was...
Kelly Kuwayama feels that the war changed him because he met so many Japanese Americans. It was the first time seeing...
John H. Price, Jr. felt elation with the end of the war in Europe. He and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th...
Looking back, 65 years after the event, James Muri believes that the Battle of Midway had to be a turning point in the...
Howard Genrich went overseas in October 1944. Information about the progress of the war was available to him. He was at...
The Red Cross was rewarding work for Barbara Pathe. She was always there to talk. They were always exhausted. Listening...
Masaji Inoshita asked the man [Annotator’s Note: the man who helped Inoshita’s family when they were being interned]...
When Astley Blackwell got in the water he realized that his life belt had a hole in it. He grabbed a keg which had come...
John Sacks learned about the airplane [Annotator's Note: the completely restored Boeing B-17-E heavy bomber named My...
Betty Masket started back in school in September [Annotator's Note: September 1945] and graduated that year or the year...

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