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Norris Gwin's most memorable experience during the war was when he substituted for a sick man on guard duty. Snipers...
Chester Strunk views The National WWII Museum as a valuable asset to teach people about the sacrifices made not only by...
James Oney cannot think of anything that exciting that stands out [Annotator's Note: about his service in World War 2...
Henry Ratcliff was most affected by the kamikaze [Annotator's Note: Japanese Special Attack Units, also called shimbu-...
The war made Harry McKnight appreciate being a Marine and the freedom he has in this country [Annotator's Note: The...
Before joining the Marine Corps, Hilar Moore had never been more than 100 miles from his home [Annotator's Note: in New...
Russell Clay found that his wartime experience as a barber in the Navy meant little in transitioning to civilian barber...
Martin Banyas has restricted use of his shoulders as a result of his wartime service [Annotator's Note: as a Marine...
Olin Tisdale had a brother in the Army and a cousin in the Air Force at the same time he was in the military, but the...
Romay Catherine Johnson Davis sees people as weaker today than they used to be. People should learn about the war. All...
Alfred A. Johnson, Jr. believes World War 2 liberated much of the world. It made people realize they had to take care...
Senator Robert "Bob" Dole's [Annotator's Note: Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole, American veteran and politician] life was...
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...
Thomas Joseph Lemme always felt he could keep up with the other Marines while he was in service. Training was not bad,...
The memory of World War 2 has faded for Paul Wilson. The breakdown of the family unit has caused this to happen along...
Fred Wesighan has visited New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] but has never been to The National...
Robert Bassemir thinks the war was a big life experience for him. He fought for his country and learned how easily he...
Norma Jean Ford Beard feels museums are important to show the cost and not just the glory of war. All the veterans that...
Leno E. Stone does not think that the war changed him very much. His service in the Army was a job that needed to be...
World War 2 was when women entered the workforce in great numbers. Many women went back to the home after their...
Alois Kopp was pleased that the two atomic bombs were dropped. They saved lives in the long run. Both Allied and...
In all of his flying, Bryce Jordan was generally some type of instructor pilot. When he started his university training...
Kaare Allan Johnson's most memorable experience of the war is his jeep accident and the death of his friend. Also, he...
James "Jim" Geisler remembers his three days in Paris, France as his most memorable event of the war. He remembers...
Calvin Blank and the hospital staff [Annotator's Note: at Mason General Hospital in Long Island, New York] had to make...
Randolph Trappey knows that the war gave him the opportunity to do what he wanted to. He ended up working in the family...
Bruce McCormick was in the military for a long time. A lot of his friends who were soldiers in Korea [Annotator's Note...
Robert Inghram was shot down early in the war [Annotator's Note: during the Dieppe raid in August 1942]. He was given...
Paul Zimmer [Annotator's Note: Zimmer is one of Ed Tunnicliff's friends from basic training] moved to Northern...
Donald Long feels the combat that his father saw in France during World War 1 and that experienced by his brother on...
Ryan O’Brien's most memorable experience was when the Messerschmitts [Annotator's Note: German Messerschmitt Me-109 or...
Elizabeth Barrett and her husband had five children during his military career. The couple lived at Brookley Air Force...
Harry McCauley finds the portrayal of the events of the war as presented by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and...
C. Charles Collie remembers the typhoon of 18 and 19 December 1944 as being his most memorable experience in World War...
Robert G. Aldous' attitude was to either fight in the war or lose the war [Annotator's Note: when asked by the...

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