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Ray Fitzgerald rested when he went on leave in Sydney, Australia. The other crewmen sent a woman into his room and he...
Hilar Moore was sent to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Northern Mariana Islands], which was the forward base for the...
On 8 May 1945, the war ended, and R.M. Wilkes was told to stand down. After a few weeks, he was sent to Czechoslovakia...
[Annotator's Note: Leslie Cruise continually refers to a book that he has off camera.] During the Battle of the Bulge [...
Basil Woolf looked about after the action at Walcheren Island and, to his dismay, only his ship [Annotator's Note: LCH-...
Harry Walker Wellford [Annotator's Note: while serving as the radar officer aboard the USS Harrison (DD-573)] remembers...
Alfred A. Johnson, Jr. moved south after crossing the Rhine [Annotator's Note: Rhine River, Germany] and entered...
Earl Roger Liston found refuge with the 3rd Armored Division in Eupen, Belgium [Annotator's Note: after he avoided...
Morris Eugene Day ended up in the Ruhr Pocket [Annotator's Note: a massive Allied encirclement of German forces in the...
Robert Gaylord Furrow remembers when he heard about the death of Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt...
James White was a 60mm mortar man, but artillery fire took out two machine gunners. White became a machine gunner as a...
Alfred Pierse Murphy returned to the United States by ship in late February [Annotator's Note: February 1945]. His ship...
[Annotator's Note: Fergus Van Wart served in the Navy as coxswain aboard the USS Bergen (APA-150).] Van Wart brought...
Jack Taylor returned home in December [Annotator's Note: December 1944] but decided to return to combat with his former...
While stationed on Tinian [Annotator's Note: Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands] Anna McCalla Noren was thrilled when she...
After the Japanese surrendered, Richard Bennett was last to leave PT-470. He skippered the boat through bad weather...
William McCowen had little interaction with the local population while stationed at a replacement depot outside of...
Theodore Finkbeiner returned to Europe after being on leave. He carried bottles of whiskey with him to provide to his...
Olaf Rose became acquainted with, and courted, his future wife by mail from the Pacific. When he came home on a 30 day...
Martin Jacobson was back in Pearl Harbor, having just missed the Battle of Leyte Gulf [Annotator's Note: Battle of...
Glynn G. Raby, Jr. was transferred to the 3rd Army and moved to Czechoslovakia. They arrived in pro-German territory,...
Milton Moxon was evacuated to a military hospital in England after being severely wounded in Germany. He remained there...
[Annotator's Note: Pocoroba asks the interviewer to repeat himself several times throughout the interview.] Joseph...
Donald G. Watson stayed a month in Austria on occupation duty after the war's end then moved to Augsburg, Austria [...
James W. Phillips recalled that the warfare felt less heavy after the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of...
Nicholas J. Zuras made his way through Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii], and proceeded to join an...
As the war was coming to an end, Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Harold Ashton's crew flew over 100 missions including his missions in the Atlantic. He was sent back to the United...
Warren Leo Lodholz was in Nancy, France when the war concluded in Europe in May 1945. His unit [Annotator's Note:...
Clarence Edward "Ed" Riggs, Jr., returned to the United States on 31 August 1944. He contacted his parents by phone a...
William Currier [Annotator's Note: while serving as a radarman aboard the USS Hall (DD-583)] headed back to the United...
Sam L. Miller was discharged from the Navy as a Yeoman 3rd Class [Annotator's Note: at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard...
Jones Quincy Adams, Jr.'s worst mission was his third mission because it was the first with heavy flak [Annotator's...
Otis Kight was in flight school as the war was ending. He made it to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] as...
Al Currier returned [Annotator's Note: from Attu Island, Alaska as a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 159th Infantry...

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