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[Annotators Note: Interview begins mid-conversation.] Herbert Heilbrun was waiting for his crew in Salt Lake City when...
For Vernon Leopold, being from a Jewish background was unpleasant in Germany as there had been latent anti-Semitism...
Norman Hatch, along with a group of other servicemen, boarded a train for Washington DC on a Sunday morning. Most of...
Donelson Houseman was born in Dallas, Texas in 1923 and grew up there. After graduating high school, he began classes...
Bruno Viani was asked by his company commander if he would consider applying for OCS [Annotator's Note: Office...
At Sioux City, the ground crew was completing their training and going on last leaves. One day, the first sergeant...
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...
George Edward Morgan was born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey on 29 June 1927. He had a younger brother named Robert....
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Edward Tipper was a member of a military group that received a tremendous amount of recognition. He was 18 or 19 when...
Lawrence N. Brooks was born in 1909 in Norwood, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. Most of his youth was spent near...
Sidney Philips was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He grew up on Georgia Avenue in midtown. Eugene [Annotators Note...
David Yoho was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in August 1928 and grew up in the inner city. He had two sisters....
Lowell Kermit Brueland born in a small town in Iowa. He was raised on farm two miles from town. Brueland’s father was...
George Harrison Linker, Jr. was born in 1926 in Dover, Arkansas. He was the youngest of three siblings. Neither his...
Constance Negrotto was born on 8 August 1924 to Ralph and Inez Hinkel. When she was five years old, the family moved to...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins mid conversation but gets on track shortly after the initial conversation.] Tom...
George Bernard Griffenhagen was in Plzen, Czechoslovakia on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Griffenhagen was born in Portland,...
Adelaide Benjamin remembers the first Christmas tree the family had out there [Annotator's Note: in El Paso, Texas]....
Ira Schilling was born in June 1924 in Saratoga, Texas. His parents separated when he was very young and he moved to...
Harry Bell was born in May 1925 and grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He graduated high school in May 1943 and by...
Harold DeForest was born in March 1924 in Saint Catherine's, Canada. His mother brought him to the United States when...
Edwin McAuliffe's father was born in Ireland and was wounded during World War 1 at Gallipoli. His mother was born in...
Grant had been on the fourth floor of the hospital, but it was not long before he was going down to the first floor to...
When Jack Houston was evacuated [Annotator's Note: from Okinawa] he was taken first to Saipan then to Guam. While they...
Jack Yusen grew up in Queens, New York where he lived with his parents, brother and grandmother and was living there...
Constance Negrotto had cousins and friends who were all over the place during the war. They kept her informed of what...
Olen Grant was born in Benton, Arkansas on 5 April 1923. After his father returned from World War I, he moved to Benton...
William Blanckenburg had an upper middle class upbringing, but they struggled during the Depression. Blanckenburg was...
Gerard Halpern finished high school in 1943 then took one semester at a City College before dropping out and joining...
Robert Liles made captain in 1942. In 1943 he was given command of the 16th Fighter Squadron. Before taking over the...
Rothacker Smith had no idea that war was in his future on the morning of 7 December 1941. Smith was working in a corn...
Vernon Alexander feels The National WWII Museum is important. He has made four trips to the Museum and brought his...
Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
The war did not have much of an effect on Walter Jacobs. He has never had a problem talking about it like a lot of guys...

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