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Horace Sharp and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division]...
Donald Lindquist, of the US Merchant Marine, was likely in Ulithi or the Philippines, when the United States dropped...
Donald Wilson and the USS Vincennes (CL-64) participated in the shore bombardment of Saipan and Tinian during the...
Cleston Stell arrived in France where he joined the 80th Infantry Division in St. Avold. He was assigned to Company G,...
Madeleine Peters experienced a lengthy paperwork process preparing to come to America. Her husband had a similar...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
Freeman Dyson was not involved with the Manhattan Project. He was totally surprised at the dropping of the atomic bombs...
There were many gold stars in the windows around Lorraine Mesken's home, and she remembers helping to console mothers...
Bryce Jordan went on active duty in February 1943, and took a train from Chicago, Illinois to Sheppard Field, Texas [...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks George Haines about "shutting off" when overseas and asks about any haunting...
Eugene Vaadi remained in the military after he was liberated from Moosburg, Germany [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII A (...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator’s Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany] says...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
Harry Carlson feels his most eventful missions were the nighttime missions over Japan. They were frightening at times...
Clarence Schilperoot was still healthy after the railroad was completed. [Annotator's Note: The Burma-Thai Railway,...
Winfield Zerphey and the airplane's crew were granted liberty after flying several missions. He and a few other men...
Donald Scholle was responsible on his submarine [Annotator's Note: USS Spadefish (SS-411)] for manning the conning...
John Moran was home on leave when Japan surrendered [Annotator's Note: on 15 August 1945]. He had left Europe around 1...
Hana Zoltz lived in the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Lodz ghetto in Poland] as a young girl. She made few friends...
Russell Mayeur and his wife, Eloise, had a child in March 1946. Mayeur was in Boston at the time. The war had ended....
James Downing did not return to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) after it was repaired. He served on the USS South Dakota...
Albert Reale thought the Japanese were miserable people, and seeing the surviving soldiers from Okinawa reinforced his...
Norman Mineta visited relatives while he was stationed in Japan [Annotator's Note: during the Korean War]. The...
Joseph Orlando reads of our servicemen committing suicide and he does not understand it. He knew men who were bitter...
After the war and separation from the US Army Air Forces, David Oreck did not return to college and decided to go New...
In August 1946, Gerald Abbenhaus separated from the U.S. Army at Fort Sheridan, Illinois as a first lieutenant. He...
Joseph Daquarna learned about the USS Missouri (BB-63) going to Tokyo Bay for the surrender ceremony following the end...
Ray Felts' reassignment brought him to Tsingtao on the Shantung Peninsula, famous for its brewery. Felts had lost his...
After the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counteroffensive, 16 December 1944 to...
Robert Fulton's low points in captivity included Red Cross packages not distributed to the POWs [Annotator's Note:...
Lloyd Reese was the bombardier on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator that was shot down over Ploiești, Romania. He says...
Edward "Babe" Heffron felt good about being in the airborne with the best unit he could have joined [Annotator's Note:...
Lowell Brueland escorted a 51 [Annotator’s Note: Brueland escorted a North American P-51 Mustang which had been...
Perry Strait found the local population in England to be nice. He even was entertained in some of their homes. By...
David Oreck guesses he was on between five and ten missions as a navigator on a B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29...
Chester Strunk traveled by foot and rail to reach the Stalag at Moosburg [Annotator's Note: Stalag VII-A was near...

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