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Walter Bowsher had difficulties obtaining stamps. [Annotator's Note: Bowsher was the Marine postmaster in the 1st...
Mildred "Jean" Liparoto just did what she had to do [Annotator's Note: to get by with nephews, brothers, and a husband...
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...
Windom Joseph Burton was an aviation metalsmith 1st class when he was discharged. He might have received a promotion to...
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...
Richard Klenoski volunteered for aviation training while training to be a combat engineer. He qualified to be trained...
Lionel Baxter says they [Annotator's Note: the German Army] had some fast-moving vehicles and had the 88s [Annotator's...
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...
Alfred Anthony Alvarez became a lawyer after the war. In Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina...
Ernest Jackson feels it is important for children to learn about World War 2. Each war is different. World War 2 was...
John "Jack" Raquepau guesses that outside of the Revolution [Annotator's Note: American Revolutionary War, or, American...
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...
Once sent back to New Orleans, Frank Mancuso was assigned as a special services officer [Annotators Note: at Camp Leroy...
Charles Wesley Borders was home when the Japanese surrendered. He celebrated for a week. Borders fell in love with...
Richard Asbury flew both in Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 1950 to 1953] and Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam...
Three years after the Berlin Airlift [Annotator's Note: Western Allies' operation to supply the blockaded city of West...
Vernon Wold was infantry in World War 2 and a medic in Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 1950 to 1953]. He went to...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Walker received his pilot wings on 25 June 1950, just after the Korean War started.] In...
Ernest Cowell took a train from Fort Mason, California [Annotator's Note: in San Francisco, California], to Fort Lewis...
Van Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France. He was a platoon leader and had been promoted...
Henry Sherman Fouts' last combat mission [Annotator's Note: with the 346th Bombardment Squadron, 99th Bombardment Group...
Lawrence Angst thinks that people are changing now. The First and Second World Wars were fought for principles. The...
Keith Kiefer was born in January 1957 in Longview, Texas. In school, he did not get taught about World War 2 until...
Marthe Cohn was the chief of a hospital at the DMZ [Annotator's Note: the Demilitarized Zone, Vietnam; then French...
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...

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