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Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Wallace Hurley contracted pneumonia during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in the hospital for four days. Following his...
Joseph Massey was discharged as a PFC [Annotator's Note: Private First Class]. There were no promotions. He was only a...
On the 13 February 1945, Harold Baumgarten took his discharge papers to the Bronx County Courthouse. By 14 February, he...
Occasionally, Louis Massengale said, the guys would pull little tricks, and he described a "hot foot." When lit, a...
One day, Mort Walker heard on the radio that the war was over so he arranged for a train to take all of the Germans,...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax was in the town of Bad Ems, Germany. They located some alcohol and he got intoxicated. He...
David Verlander attended the graduation of his former classmates from Officer Candidate School, and, as was the...
From Munich they [Annotator's Note: Joseph Rockforte and his fellow newly liberated POWs] went to Le Havre. Rockforte...
When Vincent Pale and his fellow prisoners were liberated by General Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant...
From New Guinea, Jack Yusen and the other survivors [Annotator's Note: survivors of the 25 October 1944 sinking of the...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
After the Germans surrendered, Seymour Mermelstein was part of rounding them up to send back to Germany. [Annotator's...
When the 32nd Division [Annotator's Note: 32nd Infantry Division] was called back, Emmanuel Damonte was transferred to...
Following their liberation, Glen Jostad and over 100,000 other POWs were gather together and eventually flown out for...
Before George Wichterich went overseas he was in Camp Miles Standish near Boston for a couple weeks getting his shots...
Charles Coolidge discusses his reunion with his family. When he got to Camp Atterbury he went to the Top Sergeant and...
Joseph Romano had mixed feelings about going home. He got disappointed when he went to Camp Kilmer [Annotator's Note:...
The trip home took 11 days. After docking in Norfolk they [Annotator's Note: John Sacks and his fellow newly liberated...
Astley Blackwell’s ship [Annotator's Note: the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] was sunk on 25 October [Annotator's Note: 25...
Harold Bergbower remembers the freedom to eat as much as he wanted after he was freed from the Japanese POW [Annotator'...
Edmund Durocher spent three months on Pavuvu. The Marine brass cut the division [Annotator's Note: the 1st Marine...
Robert Huber and the rest of his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th...
Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Caudill [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling, but this was Hazard's Sergeant] went to Le...
The camp [Annotator's Note: Camp Lucky Strike, between Cany and Saint-Valery, France] was Seventh Heaven. They [...
James Goodrich was taken from Iwo Jima to a hospital on Guam. He was on Guam for about 12 or 13 days before being...
Edward Chinnis was ready to go home after the war but he did have a lot of fun in the Navy. After leaving the Navy, he...
James Nerison was sent home because it was his turn. After a year, men in his outfit were sent home for a 30 day...
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...
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...

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