\"Returning home

The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
Eva Gross saw anti-Semitism as a natural part of her life. It became more and more prevalent after the government...
Robert Marovelli said the PT boats [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo boats] patrolled every night, and had to be...
Wanda Damberg was born of a Dutch father who served as a diplomat in the Philippines starting in 1916. He met Damberg’s...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
When Edward Chinnis reported aboard the ship [Annotator's Note: USS Dorchester (APB-46)], there was a third class...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
Anne Levy and her family were required to have good health in order to immigrate to the United States. Her mother and...
Kenneth Killilea left Maui and traveled by LST [Annotator's Note: Landing Ship Tank] to Saipan. The Japanese did not...
Waldeman Czaban's first experience bringing in casualties was disturbing. He thought about how young the wounded...
Walter Halloran was sent to Korea after the conflict started up there [Annotator’s Note: the Korean War started with...
George Scholes went back to the United States and led a group of sailors on a troop train back to Great Lakes for...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...
Alois Kopp returned from the war in a mood to celebrate. He ate and drank far too much and was advised by his father to...
Two days after the surrender [Annotator's Note: the formal Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945], C....
Olin Tisdale wasn't deterred by what he endured during World War 2. After VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan...
Harold Berkman was still in Austria on 20 May [Annotator's Note: 1945] when his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F,...
Arthur Staymates was relieved of his duty in Nuremburg [Annotator's Note: he had been Commander of the Guard during the...
It was several weeks before David Flynn got back to the United States. He ended up at St. Albans Hospital in New York...
George Joseph Bertucci felt the war improved him because he furthered his education afterwards. He had ambition to do...
Jeannine Burk is very proud of being a Jew and always will be. She has never denied her heritage. There have been big...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Cleveland Peterson landed in Karachi, India. There was a British airbase with a huge dirigible hanger. The P-40s [...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Baile served in the USAAF as a flight engineer on B-29 bombers in the 9th Bombardment Group...
Opal Grapes saw the first patients arriving by midmorning or noon [Annotator’s Note: on D-Day, 6 June 1944]. The...
Patrick Russell remained at Okinawa until June 1945. His carrier [Annotator's Note: USS Tulagi (CVE-72)] sailed to Guam...
Constance Negrotto worked on the PBY Catalina flying patrol bomber [Annotator’s Note: Negrotto was a technical...