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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...
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...
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...
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...
Perry Garten got along well with the Chindits. They were professional and spoke English. The Gurkhas had a unique knife...
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...
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...
[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...
Van Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France. He was a platoon leader and had been promoted...
Perry Smith saw the Second World War as a turning point for the United States. No longer could the nation back out of...
[Annotator's Note: There is an odd tape break at the beginning.] The family of Coleen Landry learned to be frugal and...
Van Barfoot grew up on a farm and his family was all on the farm. They grew cotton and corn and made a living during...
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...
After V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Albert Reale spent another six months in the...
Samuel Lombardo did not think much of the German people. He felt they were negligent in allowing Hitler's [Annotator's...
Another man John Elliott worked with in the Soil Conservation Service was going abroad with the Foreign Aid Program,...
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...
Freeman Dyson feels that the atomic bomb and the consequential generation of nuclear power were the most important...
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...

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