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Dominic Geraci is proud of his service. He believes it made a man out of him. He is happy he could serve his country....
While in Hawaii, Frank Faust treated crew members from submarines while they were on leave. Faust also taught first aid...
Michael Linquata remembers his liberation and clean up as the best memory of the war. The time with his friend Ray...
Morris Eugene Day was a happy-go-lucky boy before the war. When he returned, he found that life was the same, but it...
Russell Hoff has vivid memories of his prisoner of war experiences. He has flashbacks that will probably never leave...
Among his experiences in the war, the thing that most stands out in Robert W. "Doby" Gibson's mind is being on the...
Joy Skelton came to realize the importance of living for the day while she was in a concentration camp. She has tried...
Oscar Otto Martin thought that all of World War 2 was a memorable experience. He made many friendships throughout his...
Robert Villars found that life was cheap as a result of his time in World War Two. He particularly saw that in India...
Prior to the Hillersleben [Annotator's Note: Hillersleben, Ger,any] event [Annotator's Note: see clip titled Death...
Delano Brister has had a fun run. Although he does not miss the uniform, he does not regret a bit. The soldiers laid...
Sammy Ray recalled storming the beach of Peleliu in the afternoon [Annotator's Note: of 15 September 1944] and that...
Carl Landwehr has no secrets about his war service. He never saw any of the concentration camps. He had rumors of them...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Ray League and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division...
John Singlaub had a problem getting into the POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp on Hainan Island. The...
Once the war ended, the medical doctors left by airplane, leaving no one in charge [Annotator's Note: of the 120th...
Replacement troops to John Witmeyer's unit always reported to him so he generally learned the names of new recruits. In...
Further into the fighting on Iwo Jima, and while going through a sniper-infested thicket, the call came for an "advance...
Following Navy tradition, Harlan Twible was the last person to be pulled out of the water. He was picked up by the...
Gus Gikas and two other men swam about a mile from the sinking HMT Rhona to the Pioneer [Annotator's Note: USS Pioneer...
Sharks began circling the group of survivors, and Cleatus Lebow said the predators were attacking men who broke away...
[Annotator's Note: William Smith was shot down while attacking Kavieng, New Ireland, New Guinea. He was rescued and...
Fred Hirsekorn had been assigned a Buck Rogers tank. The Buck Rogers tank was an experimental tank with 60 four and a...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Swanson was assigned to the USCGC Comanche (WPG-76) on escort duty for the troop transport...
While in the midst of being released from the hospital [Annotator's Note: Malec had been wounded by shrapnel and was...
When their break from combat was up, Milton Moxon and his regiment [Annotator's Note: Moxon was a member of Company B,...
Joseph Goble was sent to a hospital ship [Annotator's Note: in New Hebrides] and given treatment for the leg wounds he...
When Phineas Stevens left Leyte Gulf [Annotator's Note: Battle of Leyte, Philippines, 17 October to 26 December 1944]...
[Annotator's Note: Herman Yates recovered from the surgery he underwent after being hit by a mortar round in France.]...
In November 1945, Anna McCalla Noren boarded a transport plane and flew from Tinian [Annotator's Note: Tinian, Northern...
Terrell Lavern Pigott sailed home on the the West Point [Annotator's Note: USS West Point (AP-23)], which was a sister...
For Samuel Jenkins, returning to the United States was much easier than going to Europe. He just laid in his bunk and...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped liberate the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon, Philippines on 30...
William Wayne got out of the hospital and was in the Marine Transit Center in Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl...
Gordon Higgins describes food rations, and continues with his experiences as the war progressed. He said it took 30...

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