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Lloyd Guillory was sent to Japan near Kanagawa two weeks after the war ended. Things were disorganized. The squadron [...
[Annotator's Note: Philip Schweitzer served in the Army as a combat medic in the 11th Airborne Division and took part...
In late August or early September 1945, Sammy Ray shipped out with the 1st Marine Division [Annotator's Note: Ray was a...
Jimmie Dyer does not recall having any feelings one way or the other against the Japanese at the time, although he...
On arrival in Tsingtao, China, Mickey Montalbano was carrying garbage from the ship to the docks. One day, while he was...
Mahlen Arledge entered Japan on a landing craft after the end of the Pacific war. Though told that the troops did not...
The disbanded 1st Special Service Force [Annotator's Note: also referred to as "the Force"] were spread all over...
Adolph Wilson and his outfit sailed back to Hawaii after Iwo Jima. They were being trained to assault Sasebo, Japan as...
John Bellecci and a friend went to a place called Nikko [Annotator's Note: the site of the Toshogu Shinto Shrine] in...
Charles Brooks was sent to Corpus Christie, Texas as a night flight instructor. [Annotator's Note: Brooks was a TBF...
Merlin Smith made his way to Okinawa for the real McCoy [Annotator's Note: he was aboard the assault transport ship USS...
Melvin Munch was part of the invasion of Okinawa when it commenced on Easter Sunday in April 1945. He rode a landing...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot in Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in combat...
Vernon Cummings' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Indiana (BB-58)] stayed in formation with the carriers until 1 April 1945...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
The Russians appropriated German housing, and Aubrey Bradley was quartered in a home for a few days before being...
Ralph Crump arrived in Philadelphia in mid-summer 1944, and was supposed to report to the Merchant Marine Academy, but...
Vernon Leopold and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
Arthur Davis was born in March 1920 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from Tulane University, he was an...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
William Leo Spaetgens returned to Treasure Island near San Francisco after his leave at home. At that point, he was...
John W. Towle was given a jeep ride after leaving the Bovary family and arrived in Paris at the 15th Air Force...
Having escaped the ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Oklahoma (BB-37)] as she capsized, Richard Schlink survived the day...
[Annotator's Note: The beginning of this clip is a continuation of a previous discussion on the Pearl Harbor attack;...
Norman Ikari believes that it is important that kids learn about World War 2 and American history. This history is long...
Like many other veterans in a similar condition, Odell Vaughn felt sensations in his legs even though both were lost...
Edward Stone and the USS Bumper (SS-333) joined Submarine Squadron Five in the Philippines. The squad was classified as...
Christian de Marcken recalled that when his family was forced back to Belgium, their home had been occupied by the...
Pearson Riddle has received continuous medical care for some of his postwar medical problems induced by his prisoner of...
James Nerison had an upper bunk in the PT boat [Annotator's Note: PT-305] and he was not able to see out of the boat....
Norman Ikari’s days at Camp Ritchie were numbered. Ikari was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He thought that was...
In July 1946, Carl Caffarel was separated from the Navy and put on inactive reserve. He went back to Port Allen, and...
Adolf Wesselhoeft feels fortunate that the war ended before he had to join the Hitler youth. His home fell within the...
Before Calvin Summers was discharged, he told his family he was on his way home. While he was still in Maryland, he...
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...
After V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Albert Reale spent another six months in the...

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