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Archibald Higgins was in the Palau Islands with the mission of keeping those islands neutralized and flying missions to...
Frances Tunnell Carter does not recall any major injury incidents at the Bechtel-McCone-Parsons Aircraft Modification...
Nelson Constant's company [Annotator's Note: Humble Oil Company] hired 13 colored boys [Annotator's Note: African-...
John LeBure had limited interaction with Andrew Higgins because the boss was busy with many other things. Additionally...
In Room 28 of the Hamburg Barracks at Terezin, Ela Weissberger had three friends of the same last name, Hannah, Helga,...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. said his ship was anchored off Enewetak Atoll when the atomic bomb was being tested. Their ship was...
Anthony Varuso and the PT boats [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo boats] in his squadron [Annotator’s Note: Motor...
Clifford Albert Hahn encountered harsh weather conditions on the opposite side of Attu [Annotator's Note: Attu,...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
Anthony Costa was born in Concord, California in January 1920. At the time, Concord was a small farm town. His father...
Roger Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1921. He grew up and was educated in New Orleans. After graduating high school,...
Anthony Varuso left New Orleans for his basic training at Naval Station Great Lakes [Annotator’s Note: near North...
Jean McCreery flew under her maiden name, Terrell. She was born in Troy, Ohio in 1924 and worked at WACO [Annotator's...
Mildred Bonvillian Aupied was born in Bayou Black near Houma in Terrebonne Parish [Annotator’s Note: south of New...
John W. Towle volunteered for the service. He had been attending the University of Tennessee but had a wreck and was...
Freeman Dyson gathered information during World War 2 for Bomber Command [Annotator's Note: British Royal Air Force...
June Tinker's mother started worrying about the impact of the war on her sons soon after Pearl Harbor. Tinker's two...
Norman Bussel worked building B-25 bombers [Annotator’s Note: North American B-25 Mitchell] at the Fisher Body plant [...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Betty Peak had one year of college when the war started. She was 14 in October [Annotator's Note: 1937] and the war...
During the war years, Diana Belliard was in the United States. She lived in Chicago until 1940 then left to go to...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
Albert Hatala was born in 1923 in Czechoslovakia. When he was about six months old his father moved to the United...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Lorraine Mesken said people were eager to participate in victory gardens and bond drives. They felt it was their duty....
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
Phyllis Lenhard grew up in the Detroit area, and she noticed that it changed during the war. The population increased,...
At Oak Ridge [Annotator's Note: Oak Ridge, Tennessee], there were three shifts running all the time. Dieter Gruen...
[Annotator's Note: Dieter Gruen worked as a scientist in the chemistry research division of the Manhattan Project at...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Nelson Constant remembers Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December...
Thomas Kolesa got married. He went to Edwardsville [Annotator's Note: Edwardsville, Illinois] and his mother was crying...

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