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Jack Brukman could not tell the war was coming to a close. The airplanes he serviced as a ground crewman had been...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
James Crane’s brother was taken prisoner by the Germans [Annotator’s Note: after being shot down over the Ploesti...
For the invasion of Japan, Richard Nummer and the American troops were issued wool blankets and green fatigues to fight...
Joseph LaNier had a close call on Okinawa while driving a truck. The LST [Annotator’s Note: LST—landing ship, tank] was...
Curt Simmons was in New Orleans on VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day]. In order to get discharged, the...
Norman Mineta, his mother, father, and two sisters moved to Evanston, Illinois rather than living in Chicago where his...