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The last mission Maynard David flew was on 30 August [Annotator's Note: 30 August 1945]. It was an air-sea rescue...
Joseph Blouin did not fly any missions after D-Day [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June...
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...
Chafer Honea was discharged at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. It was late at night and there was a soldier at Fort Bragg...
[Annotator's Note: David Harvey was discharged from the Navy in 1946. He then joined the Army for the Korean War on 1...
Charles Taylor was assigned to the USS Absecon (AVP-23) as the catapult officer, even though he had no training in this...
Leaving Okinawa, Robert Knudson shipped back to San Diego, California in the fall of 1945, then got a 30 day leave. His...
During the war James Salerno did not like the Japanese and had nothing nice to say about them. The Japanese soldiers...
Carey Suratt left the Navy when his enlistment time was completed. In 1950, someone recommended Suratt join a new Army...
The captain [Annotator's Note: Captain Albert Finley France, Jr.] told Tarrant that the Navy was going to be different...
John Laborde spent a full year in Tokyo, Japan from 29 August 1945 until 20 August 1946 as member of MacArthur's [...
Murray Stein remarked that they were liberated by the 104th Division [Annotator's Note: 104th Infantry Division]. Stein...
Henry Freedman and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] were anxiously awaiting their American...
Alexander Marsh could sense the war was drawing to a close, and his colleagues who had been in artillery could identify...
Walter Gaterman saw the Russians liberate his camp on 23 April [Annotator's Note: Stalag IV-B near Mühlberg, Germany...
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...
By Christmas of 1943, Richard Notebaert was home. His new baby was four months old, and his little family spent two...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Erwin Johnson spent his furloughs in New Orleans, Louisiana. After his furloughs were exhausted, he went to Camp Shelby...
Dell Lauderdale retired from the military and went to work for a private security company called Wackenhut Security. He...
Lester Hecht returned to San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California] on a Coast Guard boat. He was sent...
Warren Schmitt was one of 14 survivors from his battery [Annotators Note: survivors of the Malmedy Massacre]. All 14 of...
After being discharged from the Marine Corps, Bryon Oliver returned home. He returned to his old job, then moved to...
Donald Scott, a returning prisoner of war, says he brought home a lot of things he gathered up in Germany, such as...
Olen Grant was born in Benton, Arkansas on 5 April 1923. After his father returned from World War I, he moved to Benton...
Bryon Oliver boarded a ship in Norfolk, Virginia. Twenty one days after passing through the Panama Canal, Oliver was at...
In late summer of 1951 John Reeder returned to the United States. He was immediately sent to Quantico, Virginia for a...
George Alaniz was in Texas when the war ended. He was married and his wife was pregnant. He was discharged before the...
[Annotator's Note: Emmett Keylor served in the Army as a fuze setter on a 105mm gun crew in the 472nd Airborne Field...
Melvin Munch was discharged in 1946. He had volunteered to be the unit baker while on Okinawa because the traditional...
Revisiting the time of his enlistment in the Marine Corps, Floyd Fogg said he signed up before he finished high school...
Dell Lauderdale was 18 years old and working on the family farm for his father when he decided to join the Marines [...
John Morrow recalls MEs, Maximum Effort missions [Annotator's Note: for a maximum effort mission, every bombardment...
Carl Beck was in Berchtesgaden, Germany when his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute...

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