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Charles Magnifico still suffers today from his injuries [Annotator's Note: Magnifico developed immersion foot syndrome...
Byron Herbert Meader's division [Annotator's Note: Meader was a member of Headquarters Company, 271st Infantry Regiment...
Reverend Doctor Lamar Edward Smith joined the Navy in late 1945. He was in boot camp [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
Davis Gordon Mayes heard about the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan through the radio receivers while he was...
After Eniwetok [Annotator's Note: Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands], Raymond Gimbut sailed to California, then to the...
Warren Nolan was discharged from the Navy in New Orleans, Louisiana [Annotator's Note: in June 1946]. He went into the...
George Grugett and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 380th Bombardment Squadron, 310th Bombardment Group, 57th Bombardment...
After the conclusion of World War 2, William Riggs' only thought upon arriving home was to seek out a job away from the...
Ewalt "Walt" Shatz was serving stateside near the war's end. He was assigned to shore patrol in Hollywood [Annotator's...
After the Japanese surrendered, James Stewart Rosenbaum thought he would be heading home, but he and his unit [...
While on Guam, Orville Carroll and some men built a small bamboo chapel, where they would sing without instruments....
[Annotator's Note: An off-camera male interjects throughout this clip.] Carl Robert Gatlin and his regiment [Annotator'...
Richard Tempus Dixon's time in the Philippines was interesting. Some of the natives got hold of some hand grenades and...
Robert Haffner was moved to Dresden [Annotator's Note: Dresden, Germany] after the war was declared over in the Pacific...
Ben Ray Bost loved getting Marines on board ship [Annotator's Note: the USS LSM-316], especially those from North...
During the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December...
Philip Mayer was a sergeant [Annotator's Note: in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division]...
When the war ended, Robert Walker had flown 51 missions, and was moved to Stuttgart, Germany in a C-47 [Annotator's...
Oscar Otto Martin was in a nice town, living in a mayor's house on VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8...
The war ended and the president [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States] died...
In training at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts [Annotator's Note: in Cape Cod, Massachusetts with the 141st Infantry...
Robert "Bob" Lowry left the Navy as a Seaman 1st Class. When he was young in Greenwood [Annotator's Note: Greenwood,...
When the war in Europe ended, Alfred "Al" Danegger believes he was in Koblenz [Annotator’s Note: Koblenz, Germany]....
In March [Annotator's Note: March 1945], Robert Eshback was in the Ruhr Pocket; in April his battalion [Annotator's...
Sidney Grossman was assigned to a PT Boat [Annotator's Notes: patrol torpedo boat] and was going to be part of the...
While Herbert Siebert's regiment [Annotator's Note: Siebert was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 335th Infantry...
William Ebersole was on Iwo Jima when the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan [Annotator's Note: the first atomic...
John Caraway's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Bridge (AF-1)] was anchored in the harbor at Okinawa when he heard about the...
While Harry Boughman was on leave in the United States, the war ended in Europe. He was transferred to Fort Hood, Texas...
[Annotator's Note: Howard Warren Stokes served in the 27th Infantry Division. Soon after the war's end, he was sent...
Frank Golemi was in France when the war ended. He flew an aircraft back to the United States. He thought he was going...
Lillian Hoover was kept informed of what was going on in the war. Her base [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Technical...
The news [Annotator's Note: of the atomic bombs being dropped] reached Thomas J. Bostick's unit [Annotator's Note:...
Near the end of the war, Arley Jett's unit [Annotator's Note: 262nd Signal Construction Company] was constructing...
President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States] passing away was...

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