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Murray Glass hated the Nazis. For years after the war, he had no use for Germans. The German denial of the Holocaust...
James Gaffney discusses transition back into civilian life and his home life with two new children following his return...
Abe Milkis took a train home from New York. [Annotator’s Note: he arrived in New York after he returned from Europe...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
Frank H. O'Leary took a job as the clothing quartermaster at Camp Lejeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp...
Calvin Moret was still a 19 year old teenager when his mother pinned his wings on him. The war in the Pacific ended...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) performed picket duty after the war ended. His destroyer was on watch to...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
Jack Madden was in Europe when the war ended. He was delighted. He had not followed the course of the war too closely...
Roy Uthes was in Myitkyinā when word was received about the end of the war with Japan. After the war he was flown out...
Burton Johnson remembers when he heard of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death. Harry Truman was not a surprise as...
Clarence Schilperoot returned home by train after reaching the United States. He had a reunion with his parents upon...
Joseph Simpson felt like a liberator while in France and Belgium. People in Belgium today treat the American veterans...
When the war in Europe ended, Herbert Auerbach found out there was a point system set up to determine who went home and...
Kaliste Saloom returned home after nearly four years in the military. Almost three years were spent overseas. He had...
Richard Witaker spent six months in China with the 6th Marine Division after the war. He returned to the United States...
William Leo Spaetgens was changed by World War 2. He hated school with a passion. After making it to the tenth grade,...
William Laubner never flew after the war. A P-38 [Annotator's Note: Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft] could...
After being injured at Elbe River, Germany, Joseph Venerloh was sent to England to recover in a hospital. He was hoping...
Lee Roy Dugas returned to the United States where he was discharged. He returned to his home in Scott, Louisiana. He...
When he came out of the service, Frank Patti took advantage of the government's 52-20 program [Annotator's Note:...
In the Summer of 1946, Wilbur Thomas returned home from the Philippines. He landed in San Francisco [Annotator's Note:...
John LeBure knew that work was being reduced so he left the company [Annotator's Note: Higgins Industries in New...
At the end of the war, James Thomas Womack was in the process of being transferred off the USS Rehobath (AVP-50) to...
Dean Whittaker had been liberated from a prisoner of war camp in Germany [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg,...
James Ramsey Golden was separated from service at Camp Blanding, Florida in September 1945 with the rank of First...
When he was discharged, Carroll Harris was told to go home [Annotator's Note: Rockport, Mississippi]. He was also told...
Harry Lockhead never considered staying in the Navy after the war ended. He was discharged as a Ship's Cook 1st Class....
Following the end of the war, Harold Joslin remained in Japan briefly. The former captives were brought to a landing...
Murray Stein believes that America is the best place to live in the world. He speaks to students regularly about...
Daniel J. Lennon was discharged from the Army in October 1945 in California. He used the G.I. Bill to go to college....
Roger Shaw decided to be a doctor after his service because he wanted more education. He quickly finished his...
Elmer Spraker thought he might transition into rebuilding maritime engines in the civilian sector, and in this section...
When he left the Navy, Carey Suratt worked as a brick man for the Pennsylvania railroad. He helped make coal cars....
Yukio Kawamoto was a precious child for his parents. The draft got him and he went to war. Kawamoto worked for the...
Frank Dominic Lanzetta remarks on the different places he visited and the treatment he received from the local...

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