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After the war ended, Ejnar Christiansen returned to Denmark to visit his family for the first time in over six years....
While in Germany as a spy, Marthe Cohn was only in the south where there were no concentration camps. On the day of the...
Gerald Abbenhaus had wanted to become a liaison officer for his regiment, but the war ended before it could happen. A...
Trinidad Ledesma was present when MacArthur [Annotator's Note: US Army General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander,...
Robert Mayes knew the end of the war was impending when the Germans were trying to surrender to his unit [Annotator's...
Gerald Abbenhaus returned to the United States in July 1946. It was good that he was not able to come back right away...
When Trinidad Ledesma lived in Riverside, California, he would get up in the middle of the night and make his family...
Curtis Brooks was aboard a transport aircraft after being liberated from the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Guy Stern returned to the United States in November 1945. A French count recommended him for a decoration by France....
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about two ships, the Patria and the Struma that carried Jewish refugees to the...
Benjamin Schleider was impressed by seeing men in high places who had no hesitancy about talking to someone higher in...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
The war ended in Europe, but a lot of people were being shipped out to prepare for an invasion of Japan. Arnold Debrick...
Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Stern was assigned to the 9th Infantry Division in Augsburg, Germany after attending the...
Trinidad Ledesma was tired and had jungle worms, so he decided not to reenlist. He was at a hospital and quarantined...
John Kerner was in London, England for about ten days. He was on leave and only had to report back when the ship was to...
Irma Darphin was in Rennes, France when her brother looked her up. He was a captain in the 156th Infantry National...
George Will says that the Cold War was inevitable after World War 2 because Josef Stalin [Annotator's Note: Russian...
At the end of World War 2, Joseph Linett was a Third Class Petty Office, an Electronics Technician's Mate (ETM3c)....
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2. As a result of the war, his father realized his dream...
Although Donald Popham loved the mechanics of building planes, he did not stay in the aircraft industry after the war....
Guy Stern was present in April 1945 when the allies liberated the German army prison at Torgau [Annotator's Note:...
The soldiers were appreciative of the nurses. In England, Irma Darphin worked as a mail censor at night. There were 100...
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
Ejnar Christiansen started working for the United Fruit Company [Annotator's Note: now Chiquita Brands International]...
Robert Riddle was at Okinawa when the atomic bombs were dropped. His crew, on hearing of the surrender, was a little...
Cleston Stell was on the Enns River in Austria when Hitler killed himself and the war ended. He did not believe the...
[Annotator's Note: Pocoroba asks the interviewer to repeat himself several times throughout the interview.] Joseph...
Angelo Ciotta was between Camp LeJeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina...