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[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 E. Byrnes rejoined his platoon [Annotator's Note: in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 254th Infantry Regiment, 63rd...
Hartsel Ross set sail on a ship loaded with cargo that was needed in the Pacific. The ship crossed through the Panama...
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...
When James Roland Westbrook [Annotator's Note: of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division]...
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...
When the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
After the Raid [Annotator's Note: the liberation of the Los Banos Internment Camp on 23 February 1945; Los Banos, Luzon...
On VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Earl Wergin [Annotator's Note: with the USS...
As the war was coming to an end, Arthur Staymates and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th...
Carlos Reed had to search all the houses and disarm all the civilians in Korea. He had to find the enemy from within....
Harold Ashton's crew flew over 100 missions including his missions in the Atlantic. He was sent back to the United...
Harvey Mittleman and his unit [Annotator's Note: with the 58th Naval Construction Battalion, also known as Seabees] was...
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...
Peter "Pete" Behr [Annotator's Note: with Company B, 1st Battalion, 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division]...
Near the end of the war, while the 11th Airborne [Annotator's Note: 11th Airborne Division] was flown to Okinawa [...
Charles Struble learned about the atomic bombs being dropped after the aircraft returned [Annotator's Note: nuclear...
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...
While overseas, Robert Savage was aware of Japanese propaganda that was being broadcast. Savage says Tokyo Rose [...
Chester Hollingsworth was in the Pacific when the bombs were dropped [Annotator's Note: nuclear weapons dropped on...
Otis Kight was in flight school as the war was ending. He made it to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] as...
[Annotator's Note: There is another person in the room off screen that interjects to help interviewee with the...

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