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Robert E. Foster was a Captain at the end of the war after his company commander was shot and he took over. He became a...
Margaret Stephensen was in Tucson, Arizona after she was discharged from the Navy. She had gone to San Diego [Annotator...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond A. Reed served with his youngest brother during the war.] They were separated during...
Ray Eshelman did not take long to transition back to civilian life. He was looking forward to it. He did not miss the...
Replacement pilots were in high demand in Europe so Joseph Pilcher was sent to Rennes, France for assignment to a...
[Annotator's Note: The video and sound are out of synch in this clip. J.D. Graddy is emotional.] Shortly after a near...
Donald W. Bertino arrived on Utah Beach [Annotator's Note: Utah Beach was one of the two American landing beaches in...
From Zweibrucken [Annotator's Note: Zweibrucken, Germany], Robert Whelan's outfit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 59th...
When they started moving east from Hoffen [Annotator's Note: Höfen, Germany], Phillip Candella said the 99th [Annotator...
After landing in LeHarvre, France, Royce Jarrell got his introduction to combat at Saarlautern, Germany. By then he was...
William Cart returned to the United States in January 1946. If Cart was going to be in a dogfight, he would have...
There was no homecoming reception in San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California], other than some high...
You had to have 85 points [Annotator's Note: a point system was devised based on a number of factors that determined...
Kenneth Raymond Goodwin finished his part of the history [Annotator's Note: of 185th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry...
After being promoted to captain and finishing his last bombing mission, Jack Buckner left his group [Annotator's Note:...
James Billingsley got extra points for his medals towards coming home. He went into a depot and had to take everything...
Lawrence Angst was very anxious to get back to school after the war. He got his degree on the G.I. Bill. He became a...
Itka Bloch waited a long time to come to America. She likes America very much. She had a choice and picked America. You...
David T. Morgenthaler returned to the United States at the end of the war with Europe. He had a 45 day leave [Annotator...
Mala [Annotator's Note: née Gerstner] Geldner was sent to the Oberstadt working camp [Annotator's Note: Comthurey...
Thomas Ard Sylvest landed on Iwo Jima, Japan shortly after the United States had secured the island. His squadron [...
William Martin waited on a troop ship home. All of the airplanes were torn up. He flew a C-46 [Annotator's Note:...
When John J. Cupina's unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division...
Anton Jaber took his basic training at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma. He went right into advanced training with his division [...
Johnny Ngai crossed the Rhine River [Annotator's Note: into Germany]. Three days later they were told the war would be...
Milton Muelder had been stationed in London, England until the Allied troops moved into France, after which he was...
Wallace Yip, Sr. was in basic training at Camp Claiborne [Annotator's Note: Camp Claiborne, Rapides Parish, Louisiana...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer has Harry Tennant answer questions written to him.] Harry Tennant worked in the...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Vernon Tweedt to tell him about when he got to the Dachau concentration camp in...
Cyril de la Vergne was in the Marine Corps about for two and a half years. It was office work and did not change after...
Going back [Annotator's Note: in his story] to Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio, 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944...
Stewart W. Robinson recalls the time the flight deck of the USS Hornet (CV-12) was strafed by Japanese fighters and his...
Clarence Carlson was in Belgium when President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President...
David Verlander was given leave, and he went home to his family in New Orleans, Louisiana, after which he began a four...
Schuyler Lininger was sent to the Pacific in August 1945. He was part of the replacement troops coming in for the...
Robert Barnett came back to the United States through the Panama Canal on Christmas Day, 1945 to join the Atlantic...

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