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[Annotator's Note: Abner Aust stayed in the military after the end of World War 2.] The 36th Tactical Fighter Wing was...
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
[Annotator's Note: Alice Howie's husband was killed in an aerial dogfight in Europe and was buried by a French prisoner...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
Alton Barnes established the Alabama National Guard officer candidate school, OCS, in 1956. The leadership of the...
Joe Pigott feels that the United States assumed it's position as a world leader as a result of World War 2, however,...
Patrick Russell returned to the United States after the war. He received orders to report to Pensacola to form another...
After the war, Anthony Costa attended Junior College and Berkley [Annotator's Note: University of California at...
George Mitchell feels the training at Montford Point [Annotator's Note: Camp Montford Point, Jacksonville, North...
Louis R. Lepore joined the Marine Corps in September 1942 and retired in May 1971 after 29 years of service. Lepore...
Odell Vaughn was wounded near Pisa, Italy. He went to assist a wounded man in a minefield. Four men near him...
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...
Joseph Richard tries to forget the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese but he cannot. He can see it as plain as day...
After the conclusion of World War 2, Alvin Sniff was sent back to New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana...
Perry Garten got along well with the Chindits. They were professional and spoke English. The Gurkhas had a unique knife...
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks James Billingsley to talk about Nasugbu, Philippines.] They came out of Luzon [...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
Henry Armstrong never got concerned about Communism after World War 2. He had faith in his country that we would not be...
Olen Grant left the service when his operations had been completed. The army tried to get him stay in the service after...
Walter Bowsher had difficulties obtaining stamps. [Annotator's Note: Bowsher was the Marine postmaster in the 1st...
After Michael Mervosh helped his wounded friends in the foxhole he realized that he had lost his hearing [Annotator's...
Keith Kiefer was not sure that college was the right path for him. He considered going into the service. He and two...
James Billingsley was in the mountains fighting and going down a gulley [Annotator's Note: in the Philippines]. Machine...
Michael Mickey Ganitch enjoyed the sights and sports in Pearl Harbor. He was a bit of a loner because he did not drink...
In Vietnam, Van Barfoot found the news different from the perspective he got from it in the United States. He saw and...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
George Hardy retired from the Air Force in 1971. He did fly in Vietnam. The AC-119 [Annotator's Note: Fairchild C-119...
William Hall had bad things happen to him but he never turned religious until he was in Vietnam. At that point in his...
Terry Shima is grateful to be interviewed by the National Military Museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
Ernest Jackson feels it is important for children to learn about World War 2. Each war is different. World War 2 was...
Jay R. Vargas had a gift of playing baseball and he ended up joining the L.A. [Annotator's Note: Los Angleles,...
Herbert Stern spent one year at the Army War College [Annotator's Note: United States Army War College, Carlisle...

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