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Frank Stewart was in the hospital on Espiritu Santos. After about ten days, he decided to go down the hall to the...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
The following day, Richard Scheerer was sent to a hospital on shore. One day Scheerer had to have his lungs aspirated....
Waldeman Czaban's first experience bringing in casualties was disturbing. He thought about how young the wounded...
Richard Higgins joined the Marine Corps in 1940. He was set on the Marine Corps from the beginning. He never considered...
The last mission Maynard David flew was on 30 August [Annotator's Note: 30 August 1945]. It was an air-sea rescue...
It only took four days for the ship to cross the Atlantic. They landed in Boston and, after going ashore, Charles Fitts...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
During the war James Salerno did not like the Japanese and had nothing nice to say about them. The Japanese soldiers...
The captain [Annotator's Note: Captain Albert Finley France, Jr.] told Tarrant that the Navy was going to be different...
Henry Freedman and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] were anxiously awaiting their American...
After they [Annotator's Note: Malcolm Higgins and his fellow newly liberated prisoners of war, or POWs] got through the...
Following the Japanese surrender, Jack Skaggs and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] made an American...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...
Warren Schmitt was one of 14 survivors from his battery [Annotators Note: survivors of the Malmedy Massacre]. All 14 of...
Olen Grant was born in Benton, Arkansas on 5 April 1923. After his father returned from World War I, he moved to Benton...
Melvin Munch was discharged in 1946. He had volunteered to be the unit baker while on Okinawa because the traditional...
Dell Lauderdale was 18 years old and working on the family farm for his father when he decided to join the Marines [...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
James Downing did not return to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) after it was repaired. He served on the USS South Dakota...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Addison served in the USMC as a mortar man in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] After Bloody...
Horace Sharp had communications with the German defendants at the Nuremburg Trials. [Annotator's Note: Sharp was a...
[Annotator's Note: Philip Schweitzer served in the Army as a combat medic in the 11th Airborne Division and took part...
Mahlen Arledge entered Japan on a landing craft after the end of the Pacific war. Though told that the troops did not...
Adolph Wilson and his outfit sailed back to Hawaii after Iwo Jima. They were being trained to assault Sasebo, Japan as...
Charles Brooks was sent to Corpus Christie, Texas as a night flight instructor. [Annotator's Note: Brooks was a TBF...
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: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
Vernon Leopold and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
Eugene DiSabatino worked with Dick Ashworth. [Annotator's Note: US Navy Vice Admiral Fredrick "Dick" Ashworth...
Jimmy Doi was born in Oxnard, California in 1925. Growing up in California was great until the war started. Doi was 16...
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...
Harold Baumgarten was released from the Royal Navy hospital [Annotator's Note: in Portsmouth, England] around 4 July...
Norman Ikari’s days at Camp Ritchie were numbered. Ikari was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He thought that was...
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...

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