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John LeBure had limited interaction with Andrew Higgins because the boss was busy with many other things. Additionally...
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...
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...
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...
June Tinker's mother started worrying about the impact of the war on her sons soon after Pearl Harbor. Tinker's two...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
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...
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...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Ed Rendelman was born in 1919 in Detroit, Michigan. His family moved to southern Illinois six weeks after he was born...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...
James Siracuse was born in Upper Manhattan [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] in 1920. He was raised there. He...
Stewart "Stu" Bass was born and raised in Western Montana, about 20 miles outside of Missoula. He was the middle child...
Roy Uthes was born in June 1923. He had two brothers and two sisters. He grew up in a large home and was the youngest...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the suburb of Cicero. Right...
George Harrison Linker, Jr. was born in 1926 in Dover, Arkansas. He was the youngest of three siblings. Neither his...
Francis Dymnicki was born in Yonkers, New York and lived there for ten years during the Depression until his father...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
Wallace Jeffery was born on 27 January 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa. He moved many times but by nine years of age, the...
Betty Masket was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina in 1923. The Depression did not affect Masket as much as it did...
Dawn Higgins Murphy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up there when times were different than presently....
Sumner Whitten was born in Newton, Massachusetts. After high school he went to Amherst College. In college he was in...
Carroll Knutson was born in March 1924 in Santa Monica, California. Both his parents had children from their previous...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
Howard Genrich was born in 1925 in Algona, Iowa. At the time he was born, his parents were living with his grandparents...

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