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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...
At the Southampton hospital, Francis Resta was treated for his shrapnel wounds as well as for frostbite to his feet....
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,...
Alton Barnes arrived by ship in the Philippines and was sent by railcar into the jungles immediately. They had been...
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...
William McCool left Ohrdruf, Germany and its concentration camp bound for Dresden, Leipzig, and then Zwickau on the...
Coleen Landry went into law enforcement part-time to help with public relations. It was not easy being one of the first...
Bryce Jordan went on active duty in February 1943, and took a train from Chicago, Illinois to Sheppard Field, Texas [...
Gwendolyn Mugliston and her family were liberated from the Los Baños Internment Camp and taken to Bilibid Prison for...
[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...
There were several bases near Coleen Landry's home in Montz, Louisiana. Camp Plauche [Annotator's Note: also known as...
The people running Camp Lucky Strike [Annotator’s Note: Cigarette Camp, temporary staging camp; Lucky Strike between...
Russell Mayeur and his wife, Eloise, had a child in March 1946. Mayeur was in Boston at the time. The war had ended....
Guy Stern feels that calling something memorable can be both positive and negative. Getting to his hometown of...
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...
Trinidad Ledesma was sent to Yokohama, Japan [Annotator's Note: on occupation duty after World War 2]. The streets were...
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...

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