Veteran’s Affairs

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Charles Fitts, Jr. had stashed a watch in the one place that the Germans did not search. It was an automatic wristwatch...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
After the Battle of Peleliu, Romus Burgin was one of four men from the 5th Marine Regiment to be considered for a field...
Felix Polito has reached the point in his life where he wants to let his dependants know what he did in the war. Gail...
Adolph Wilson and his outfit sailed back to Hawaii after Iwo Jima. They were being trained to assault Sasebo, Japan as...
The fight had lasted a couple of hours during which Thomas Murphy killed or wounded 137 German soldiers with his...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
Richard Witaker spent six months in China with the 6th Marine Division after the war. He returned to the United States...
Felix Polito heard about the end of the war in Europe after his discharge [Annotator's Note: He was discharged in...
Walter Ehlers' life didn't end with his military service. He spent 29 years working for the Veterans Administration....
Sherwin Callander's duties transporting men and ships continued through the end of the war. After six years, he was...
Even with his hearing difficulties, Robert Dickinson still jumps when loud noises go off, in just the way he did when...
Edward Chinnis' most memorable experience of World War 2 was going through a typhoon with 55 foot waves. He fought...
Walter Broll and the Grace Abbott left Bari the day after the attack. It appeared that the Abbott may have been the...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] reached Guadalcanal and set up...
Harold Berkman returned to the United States via New York harbor. He arrived at night with the Statue of Liberty and...