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Donelson Houseman experienced a terrible event after he was liberated. He went into town and could see the tanks [...
Ryan O'Brien returned to his same crew after being hospitalized for an injury in a crash. His 35th mission was his last...
[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served as a TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13),...
Benigno Martinez managed to keep on the right side of his commanding officers. He worked so closely with the enlisted...
Darrell Welch returned to the 4th Air Force in San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California], and was...
Ora Hicks treated injured soldiers using physiotherapy [Annotator's Note: disease treatment by means other than drugs...
George Joseph Sullivan spent six months in a hospital at home after he got back. The diet was one of the bad things. He...
When he was told that he would be trained aboard ship as a gunner, Robert Fitz was "mystified." He arrived at the main...
William Burrus and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry...
Raymond Cauble got a long leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time] when he returned...
In February 1945, Salvador Guercia's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Sandoval (APA-194)] transported Marines to Saipan [...
They [Annotator's Note: Edward Driscoll and Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13), USS Franklin (CV-13)] left Leyte [Annotator's...
J. L. Giroir wrote to his mother on the Fourth of July [Annotator's Note: 4 July 1944], and although he could not tell...
Oscar Culp was deployed to American Samoa [Annotator's Note: after joining the Marine Corps and training in 1943]. On a...
After the Nuremberg trials, Whitney Harris went to Berlin as head of the legal advice branch on General Clay's [...
Norris Waddill crossed the Rhine River about a month after Christmas [Annotator's Note: in early 1945]. Engineers were...
James Muri knew the Navy had sunk four Japanese carriers during the battle [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of...
Henry A. Tacket was aboard the USS Heermann (DD-532) during the Battle off Samar. Battle damage examination afterward...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Griffith was a member of Company A, 6th Ranger Battalion and took part in the Raid at...
In Auckland, New Zealand, Wesley Carroll “got a virus or something,” and ended up in the hospital. He was sent back to...
After the war, Leroy Redmond returned to his job at Westinghouse. He got married after three years. He married the girl...
Charles Womack and every other Marine on the island were fully aware that they were headed for Japan after the fighting...
Daniel Farley has been back to Europe several times. It was not difficult for him to go back the first time because...
James Kemp McLaughlin returned home after the war and received a 30 day leave after which he reported to the...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Raymond VanDuzer was liberated by an advance echelon of American troops. The American soldiers marched the prisoners...
Richard Field and the other men of 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion had to buy scarves and jackets from the armored...
Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
Jack Houston returned to the United States around May 1946. He was discharged at the end of May or beginning of June in...
Emil Schoonejans was in Portsmouth, New Hampshire when the war ended. They had been sent back to the United States for...
For Allen Tillery, returning to civilian life was not much of an adjustment because it happened so fast. He thought for...
Edward Stone realized that the United States was not prepared for war when the attack on Pearl Harbor happened. He saw...
When Ralph Weymouth left Guadalcanal he returned to the United States. He was flown to Noumea where he boarded the SS...
Delbert Wombacher was at Camp Campbell, Kentucky [Annotator's Note: now Fort Campbell, Kentucky] doing some military...
[Annotator's Note: Alfred Taddeo served in the Navy as a fighter pilot aboard the USS Nassau (CVE-16) in the Aleutian...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...

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