Mr. Goldner becomes the assistant to the Lieutenant in charge of entertainment for the troops, and has many interesting experiences with the entertainers including an attack during a performance.
Leo Goldner organizes a Seder in the Philippines for Passover after acquiring materials, food, and help from various sources.
Mr. Goldner relates his culture shock upon arriving in New Guinea and then the Philippines, and a time when he lived with a Chinese family to avoid the awful living quarters in a bombed out building.
Mr. Goldner describes a trip when he was supposed to return home, but instead, his ship was re-routed to the Aleutian Islands to help another ship. The exposure to cold weather caused many of the men to get sick, but Goldner nursed them back to health.
Leo Goldner's experiences in Ft. Benning dealing with a tough tactical officer and teaching judo to a Colonel.
Excerpts from Edward Hessing's memoir that describe his joining the Army, and his time in Europe when he found it difficult to deal with death.
A letter to Japanese soldiers written by Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito during the American invasion of Saipan in WWII. This was found on the body of a dead enemy. (Letter translated)
Harold Plunkett's WWII diary chronicles his wartime experience from April 1, 1943 to October 1, 1943, at which time he was 21 years old.
John M. Skrzypiec's Navy Log dated from 12/29/41 to 5/28/52
Rocco Gedaro recalls war experiences that he still thinks about over 50 years later.
Fred K. Fox describes his first combat experience on the Island of Peleliu with the 1st Marine Division, 1st Regiment, 3rd Battalion, K Company. At the time, he was a Private First Class.
Newspaper article about the B-29 assault on five Japanese cities. This B-29 crew included Phil Sligar.
Story about Clyde Bramlett's visit to Poland for the commemoration of allied veteran airmen who dropped supplies into Poland during WWII (B-17 bomber pilot, 8th USAAF).
Lt. Robert W. Fisher's (USMCR) personal account of the taking of Peleliu Island.
Robert Gerwig's firsthand account of the Japanese surrender at Baguio (CWO, Reporter & Historian).