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Thomas Ballew served with the 231st Searchlight Battalion which was attached to the 9th Air Force. Ballew was born in...
Thomas Edgar Morgan, Sr. was discharged from the Marines as a Sergeant. While fighting on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note...
During George Vincent Ross's first night there [Annotator's Note: on Guam, mariana Islands], Marines were killed...
The first time Willie Roy Hebert had ever been on a ship was when he was sent to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana...
Different people handle combat in different ways. Richard Willett had a cousin who was a deeply religious family man...
James Pringle signed up to fight in the war. The majority of them [Annotator's Note: Black Americans] had. It was not...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts at tape break and the conversation is mid-sentence about Frank Purvis' new baby...
When Edward Chinnis reported aboard the ship [Annotator's Note: USS Dorchester (APB-46)], there was a third class...
Jean "Marian" Alva Yancey Landry went to a huge building where she was assigned to a job with Marine Corps headquarters...
The Rangers de-trucked in Kleinhaus at about two in the morning of 7 December 1944 then marched a couple of miles to...
William Martin did not have enough points to go home, so he took a B-25 [Annotator's Note: North American B-25 Mitchell...
Chafer Honea was in the 581st Antiaircraft Battalion [Annotator's Note: 581st AAA AW Battalion (Mobile)] after the war...
Herndon Inge, Junior got off the ship in New York [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] and got on ferry boats to Camp...
Coming back to the United States was better than going over for William King. King did not like the regimentation of...
Garland Bath boarded a transport and went to either Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands] or Guam...
James McDermott was at Moosburg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany] when the Germans surrendered. He...
Alfred Dearman had never seen a tv [Annotator's Note: television] and kept reading about them. Another of his buddy and...
Robert G. Aldous and his crew were on Ie-Shima [Annotator's Note: Ie-Shima, Japan] at the time [Annotator's Note: of...
Albert Pultz Lochra, Jr. went to London [Annotator's Note: London, England] on a three-day pass [Annotator's Note: an...
Lewis Guidry returned home aboard a ship. He sailed on New Year's Day [Annotator's Note: 1 January 1946] from northern...
Returning home from overseas, Alonzo Emerson remembers enjoying steak and fresh milk, two foods they didn't have while...
When Ubert Labat was on his way to get his discharge from Camp Shelby, Mississippi, the train he traveled on was...
Calvin Blank was drafted into the Army [Annotator's Note: in 1945]. He was five foot six and weighed 118 pounds. When...
Thomas Joseph Lemme remained in recovery in the hospital until the end of the war [Annotator's Note: he had been...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...
Edwin Slomka was in the hospital until June [Annotator's Note: June 1945], when he was shipped down to the George...
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....
[Annotator's Note: Vernon Squire was wounded in a tank battle near Jülich, Germany on 25 February 1945.] His hands were...
There was a young man with whom Violet Walsh corresponded throughout the war. He was her high school pen pal from...
Frederick Amore was transferred to Payne Field in Cairo, Egypt and, because there were too many mechanics there, he did...
As a "lowly naval officer", Milton Muelder knew his opinion that the plans in place were "no damn good," and decided...
Leo Porteau's squad [Annotator's Note: Porteau was a squad leader in Company B, 1st Battalion, 185th Infantry Regiment...
Sterling Baker was on the invasions of Kwajalein [Annotator's Note: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands] and Enewetok [...
John Mikus, Jr.'s rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic rifle, also known as the M1 Garand] did not...

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