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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...
After Michael Mervosh helped his wounded friends in the foxhole he realized that he had lost his hearing [Annotator's...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work and activity was based around survival. The men would improve...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
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...
Sterling Cale received several different military decorations. He received multiple Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and 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...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
Romus Valtin Burgin worked with a contact officer from the VA [Annotator's Note: Veterans Administration] named Frank...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
John Singlaub wanted to be a regular Army officer after the war ended. He immediately applied for the integration of...
When Carl Peterson was in the service the guys he served with would get together and have fun. In Sicily they had a...
Walter Halloran was unaware that Time magazine had published an article in 1944 about the 165th [Annotator’s Note: the...
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...
Delewski still hears from different people from the Laffey. After the war he took advantage of the G.I. Bill and got...
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...

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