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Walter Ram left Europe by ship on 3 June [Annotator's Note: 3 June 1945], and reached the United States on 11 June. Red...
[Annotators Note: Because of audio problems the interview is picked up mid story.] William Dabney was able to marry his...
Walter Halloran flew back to the United States after his tour in Vietnam. It was exciting to return to his family. It...
Norman Riggsby returned to the United States through New York and Camp Kilmer. It was great. He went to Michigan even...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
They [Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant and the other officers of the USS San Francisco Veterans Association] decided to...
They held Stalag XVII reunions which Vincent Pale used to run. The reunions were held all over the country. One of his...
Jack Yusen ran into Bud Comet one day in Seattle. The Navy was launching the USS Copeland (FFG-25). Comet found Yusen...
[Annotators Note: There is no content in this segment. During this segment the interviewer and Donald Bryan talk about...
Lawrence Yatsu has attended some reunions over the years. He had joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 100th...
During one of his breaks in Sicily, Frank Mancuso wrote a letter that was never answered. When he came back to the...
Sumner Whitten is proud to have survived the Battle of Midway. A few years ago he was contacted about Battle of Midway...
Gate Tate knew he would be drafted so he volunteered in order to be able to select the branch that he would serve in....
After they got into Rome and were interrogated, Floyd Dumas and Bill Robb went their separate ways. They stayed in...
Older male workers would cater to the young women like June Tinker who came into the work force. The men would flirt...
Raymond Wells was by himself with a .30 caliber machine gun and took out three enemy snipers. He moved to San Pietro...
Mack is the chaplain of the Sixth Marine Division Association. He notes that the ranks are getting very thin. The...
The last thing Richard Greer and his fellow Marines did before leaving Guadalcanal was to dedicate a cemetery in honor...
The Laffey escorted a ship named the Dashing Wave [Annotator's Note: SS Dashing Wave] all the way back to the States [...
Baptiste feels that a lot of talent was lost by the navy segregating them. He used to talk to his officers about it.He...
When John Keema came home, he was by himself. When he left England it was the last time he saw of any of his fellow...
[Annotators Note: The interviewer mentions to Robert Murphy that he may be doing a series on great military leaders...
Mack was going to bring his carbine home with him. He put it in his sea bag and had all of his stuff packed around it....
Delewski still hears from different people from the Laffey. After the war he took advantage of the G.I. Bill and got...
They were not really Russian soldiers, but they were of Ukranian descent. Standifer called them Russians. If the...
James Smith went home on 2 September 1945. He had a good job in New Zealand where he stayed for the rest of the war [...
Robert Murphy had a lot of postwar contact with General James Gavin. In Murphy’s opinion the reason many high ranking...
Yellin recalls how he had a close call with a fellow pilot. From that point on Yellin did not trust that man and would...
Karr found out from the Laffey's newsletter that one of his buddies had fallen and broken his hip. Karr did not go to...
Interviewer asks Delewski if his experience on the Laffey changed him. On the day that all of this happened [Annotator'...
Lynn Compton does not remember when he went back to Normandy for the first time but realized war is fought on normal...
After the war, James Smith had a hard time adjusting to civilian life. He got a job before he was even discharged from...
The discipline in the Marine Corps helped to make Deen’s life successful. He is glad that he went through it and the...
There were two black soldiers at the door yelling that the Germans were coming. Lyle Bouck and Kriz [Annotators Note:...
Baum recalls the POWs at Hammelburg and the concentration camps victims they encountered. They brought their...
People in combat are people in combat. Hairston does not believe in women in combat. He is the father of 4 daughters...

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