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Lillian Drucker did not have any Gold Star mothers [Annotator's Note: women entitled to display a gold star on a...
When it was time to go back to the United States, Francis Resta was sent to a tent city at LeHavre, France to wait for...
John Scott Campbell's duties were complicated but simple. On a Liberty ship [Annotator's Note: a class of quickly...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with the interviewer and Arnold Spielberg mid-conversation]. Spielberg was in...
June Catherine Elliott Haggerty was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana]. She grew up in Pass...
Mildred Loscalzo Vanderpool was born in July 1920 in Queens County, New York. She went to Connecticut College [...
Stanley Stewart was born in July 1924 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He lived in that model small town, where his father...
Joe Pigott was born in 1925 in Cybur, Pearl River County, Mississippi and grew up during the Great Depression. He said...
While in Idaho, H. Lloyd Wilkerson completed his bachelor's degree through Idaho State University. At a Sunday...
Homer Johnson remembered that during his two years of service, his mother's hair turned from black to white. People...
At the end of the war, Philip Schmidt and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 8th Armored Division] could...
After Operation Market Garden flights, Robert Harris continued flying transport and supply missions. He at times grew...
The hardest part of boot camp was being told what to do. Charles R. Smith was 18 years old when he went in. He had to...
At Northwestern University, Lauren Swinney's speech fraternity, Zeta Phi Eta, was sent to Glenview Naval Air Station....
Marietta Baham met Omar Bradley [Annotator's Note: US Army General Omar Bradley], who was meeting a colonel at Jackson...
Richard Audler's unit [Annotator's Notes: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit (Forward) 13 or CASU(F)-13] was stationed on...
Walter Bowsher was at Pusan and then Inchon during the Korean War. He was told to report to a warrant officer for duty...
In Sidney LaPook's next bivouac, German pilots, called Bed Check Charlie by the GIs, buzzed them late at night and...
Joe Morris and his unit [Annotator's Note: 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] were anchored offshore the morning...
Lloyd Burns enjoyed his time at Barksdale [Annotator's Note: Barksdale Field, now Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport...
David Yoho had his first voyage on a tanker shakedown trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia. After the shakedown, the ship went...
Jack Rolfson remembered there was a time when his squadron [Annotator's Note: 427th Bombardment Squadron, 303rd...
John Elliott felt that the B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] was an excellent...
After his tour on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, James Franklin Young and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: Birds and muffled conversation can be heard in the background throughout this segment.] After...
Joseph Lesniewski , Shifty Powers [Annotator's Note: Staff Sergeant Darrell C. "Shifty" Powers] and another guy were to...
Heavyweight champion Joe Louis [Annotator's Note: Joseph Louis Barrow, professional boxer] joined the Army. Samson...
Jack Brukman realized that there was nothing to do when he was off duty [Annotator's Note: while serving as a ground...
Returning to Maui [Annotator's Note: returning to Maui, Hawaii from Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands] was the first...
Constance Negrotto and her friend Dorothy Toups worked at a hospital after her shift at the PBY plant [Annotator’s Note...
Kauffman gave George Morgan a 60 day leave upon their return home. [Annotator’s Note: Commander Draper L. Kauffman,...
John Mikus, Jr. was never attacked from the air [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 26...
James Nannini says it was freezing in Europe. They never went inside and had to endure the frigid weather. [Annotator's...
Ervin Lloyd Rasmussen was in Manila [Annotator's Note: Manila, Luzon, Philippines aboard the USS Butte (APA-68)]...
Benjamin Carson had never heard of Iwo Jima before he was told that the Marines would be invading that part of Japan....
Herman Prager and the USS Kingfish (SS-234) refitted at Guam twice, Midway once and Pearl Harbor once. While at Pearl...

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