Veteran's Affairs

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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...
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...
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...
According to Winchell [Annotator's Note: Walter Winchell, syndicated American newspaper gossip columnist], Hearst [...
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...
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...
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...
After the invasion of Okinawa, Japan and the dropping of the atomic bombs, Joseph Richard was eligible for discharge,...