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After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
After the war, Anthony Costa attended Junior College and Berkley [Annotator's Note: University of California at...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
Once sent back to New Orleans, Frank Mancuso was assigned as a special services officer [Annotators Note: at Camp Leroy...
Barbara Heming applied for a job with several different companies but heard nothing back from them. She did not have...
Delano Brister’s grandfather had a barn on his property that was used once during a military training operation by a...
In the early 1930s when the Japanese invaded Manchuria then moved into China, Ralph Weymouth’s group was being pushed...
George Peto has kept numerous photographs and documents from and regarding the war and shared them with interviewer....
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...
Romus Valtin Burgin worked with a contact officer from the VA [Annotator's Note: Veterans Administration] named Frank...
Thomas Murphy fought in World War 2 because he did not have a choice [Annotator's Note: Murphy was drafted into the...
Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
The war was a new experience for Clarence Herbert Weatherwax. During the Vietnam War young people going to college were...
Roy Boreen felt that World War 2 did not change his values in life although the war did have an impact on his life...
Robert Inghram was shot down early in the war [Annotator's Note: during the Dieppe raid in August 1942]. He was given...
Lloyd Duncan feels that the veterans of World War 2 and Korea received the respect and appreciation they deserved....
Delano Brister has had a fun run. Although he does not miss the uniform, he does not regret a bit. The soldiers laid...
Replacement troops to John Witmeyer's unit always reported to him so he generally learned the names of new recruits. In...
When Peterson was in the service the guys he served with would get together and have fun. In Sicily they had a ball...
Besides the flag raising, Dave Severance's most vivid memory was the loss off troops. They knew that the Japanese were...
Delewski still hears from different people from the Laffey. After the war he took advantage of the G.I. Bill and got...
The Vietcong were a tough enemy because of their ability to conceal themselves and assimilate with civilian populations...
Robert Murphy had a lot of postwar contact with General James Gavin. In Murphy’s opinion the reason many high ranking...
During one of his trips back to the United States Alexander Vraciu was offered the opportunity to fly the Zero [...
While Childers was a cadet he was asked by Colonel Mangrum if he had received a Purple Heart. When he told Mangrum that...
After the war, James Smith had a hard time adjusting to civilian life. He got a job before he was even discharged from...
At the end of the war Vernon Baker was a second lieutenant but in May of 1945 he became a first lieutenant. His...
Clarence Anderson felt for his wife having to see her husband and son both going off to war during the Vietnam War....
Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France, he was the Platoon Leader and had been promoted to...
Barfoot grew up on a farm and his family was all on the farm. They grew cotton and corn and made a living during the...
In Vietnam, Barfoot found the news different from the perspective he got from it in the United States. He saw and heard...
Grant Ichikawa does not feel that he did anything special being a linguist. He had a job to do and he did it. Ichikawa...
Wahlen was an E-5, Pharmacist’s Mate 2nd class when he got out of the Navy. His US Army career was over twenty years.He...

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