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[Annotator's Note: The interviewer pauses the interview to adjust the camera.] Jack Rolfson went to work for American...
Because of the frost bite problem with his feet, Vernon Leopold was given limited service for six months after his...
Burdell S. Hontz and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Squadron, 11th Bombardment Group] were shipped back to...
After 16 months of school at Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning [Annotator's Note: now...
Frank Savage was surprised to be relieving the 31st Infantry Division on Mindanao. That division was hit hard in the...
Lewis S. Evans wrote letters to his girlfriend back at school, and there was one time that he did not receive any for...
The war ended while James Lovell was a senior in high school and he remembers V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over...
James Downing did not return to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) after it was repaired. He served on the USS South Dakota...
[Annotator's Note: After his brother was killed on active duty, Charles Taylor was transferred off of the USS Absecon (...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Addison served in the USMC as a mortar man in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] After Bloody...
When he heard that the war had ended, Robert Dickinson was disappointed that he wasn't going back to combat in the...
David Fisher and his crewmates, flew night combat missions off the island of Guam. Originally designed as a high-...
Horace Sharp had communications with the German defendants at the Nuremburg Trials. [Annotator's Note: Sharp was a...
The numbers of Clarke Langrall's first and second convoys [Annotator's Note: aboard the merchant ship SS Vernon L....
John Stiles took part in the occupation of Japan. He had to get a driver's license for Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
The war was over in May 1945 and Ernest Chauvin left Germany in May 1946. He did occupation duty. His company [...
[Annotator's Note: Dale Smith served in the Navy aboard the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19) and was at Kamakura,...
When the war in Europe ended, Robert Boyer had already been in two theaters of operation, the Mediterranean and...
From the area of the Rhine [Annotator's Note: Rhine River], Robert Mero was sent Marseilles, France among all the...
Emmett Guderian served in the occupation of Japan. He saw the remains of bombed towns. He worked with Japanese on...
[Annotator's Note: Philip Schweitzer served in the Army as a combat medic in the 11th Airborne Division and took part...
John J. Cupina was assigned to occupation duty after the war ended in Europe because he did not have enough points to...
Kenneth F. Thomas had returned to the United States to train for the invasion of Japan, then he was put on a ship...
Mahlen Arledge entered Japan on a landing craft after the end of the Pacific war. Though told that the troops did not...
The disbanded 1st Special Service Force [Annotator's Note: also referred to as "the Force"] were spread all over...
William Wayne and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division]...
Adolph Wilson and his outfit sailed back to Hawaii after Iwo Jima. They were being trained to assault Sasebo, Japan as...
At the end of World War 2 in Europe, Susumas Ito was in Bavaria [Annotator's Notes: Bavaria, Germany] for occupation...
Robert Powers returned to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], which had been built up since he had last...
Charles Brooks was sent to Corpus Christie, Texas as a night flight instructor. [Annotator's Note: Brooks was a TBF...
Kenneth Theis [Annotator’s Note: Supply and Disbursement Officer aboard the USS Manlove (DE-36)] was part of a giant...
Fred L. Keller, Jr. says that most of the kamikazes they experiences off the coast of Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
Melvin Munch was part of the invasion of Okinawa when it commenced on Easter Sunday in April 1945. He rode a landing...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot in Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in combat...
Vernon Cummings' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Indiana (BB-58)] stayed in formation with the carriers until 1 April 1945...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...

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