Veteran's Affairs

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Archibald Rackerby stayed in the Marine Corps after the war ended. He was not 100 percent after his injury. [Annotator'...
James Morehead discusses his aerial victory while he was on an escort mission over Romania. He saw two planes that...
After the end of the war, Malcolm Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star. [Annotator's Note: The Bronze Star Medal is a U....
Lowell Hughes got new uniforms when he returned to Fort Devens [Annotator's Note: Ayer and Shirley, Massachusetts]. He...
Vernon Brantley got a call that a German tank had been bypassed. He took a crew of four and some anti-tank mines and...
Robert Maxwell stays busy representing veterans. He is committed to a local memorial for them. It lists names of men...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Kiefer was assigned to a Radiological Cleanup detail on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands while...
Keith Kiefer is the National Commander of the National Association of Atomic Veterans. He has the experience of the...
Keith Kiefer was taught about World War 2 in school. The Russians were framed as a stand-offish ally. There was not a...
Murray Stein was born on 23 September 1925 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He played football and graduated from...
Clarence Derrington decided to become a leader in guiding legislation for former prisoners of war. Their rights were...
Daniel Crowley admits that he used his experience to help him make sales while he was a merchandise salesman. He...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Griffith was a rifleman in Company A, 6th Ranger Battalion and took part in the Raid at...
Keith Kiefer saw that his orders said "Enewetak Atoll Radiological Cleanup". He was concerned but told he would get no...
The forward observers were doing their "usual thing" looking for a high point when William Jucksch said they came upon...
The USS Appalachian (AGC-1) was equipped to be the head communications ship for the Bikini test [Annotator's Note:...
Joseph DeMott and the other prisoners had to count off for role call in Japanese; otherwise they were kicked in the...
George Alaniz was in Texas when the war ended. He was married and his wife was pregnant. He was discharged before the...
[Annotator's Note: Archibald Rackerby was wounded by friendly fire while training on Guadalcanal on 9 March 1944.]...
According to Winchell [Annotator's Note: Walter Winchell, syndicated American newspaper gossip columnist], Hearst [...
Guy Grenny had a man as a patient who had grown up in California. The man was in the Signal Corps [Annotator's Note:...
Murray Stein believes that America is the best place to live in the world. He speaks to students regularly about...
Everett Hyland's wounds still bother him. He had a nerve check done on him in San Diego [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] After his discharge [Annotator's Note: in May 1946...
Guy Grenny returned home to the United States from the Philippines via the Aleutian Islands to San Francisco [Annotato'...
World War 2 changed Francis Bucher's life for the better. He matured a lot faster. He had a better understanding of...
Marion Bahlinger was order to march again [Annotator's Note: the train he was put on after he was captured was strafed...
[Annotator's Note: Keith Kiefer was assigned to a Radiological Cleanup detail on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands while...
Edward E. Boyles was sent to Barnes General Hospital near Springdale, Washington after being in field hospitals for...
Mickey Montalbano has many good memories of his years in the Navy, and he said that he has never regretted even one day...
Russell Clay found that his wartime experience as a barber in the Navy meant little in transitioning to civilian barber...
Howard Warren Stokes is thankful for being alive and for the government paying for his education. He is also happy...
From David Verlander's perspective, the Second World War has relevance today because the United States forged stronger...
Joseph Goble's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when he was hit [Annotator's Note: Goble suffered a severe...
Processing out of the Navy, John Laster underwent physicals and financial settlements. He hadn't used very much of his...
Harry McCauley finds the portrayal of the events of the war as presented by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and...

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