Joseph J. Howard entered the European theater in approximately the fall of 1944 after completing OCS at Governor's Island, New York. He explains how he later found out that a camp he had been at three days earlier was invaded by the Germans and everyone was killed. He goes onto to describe some the unfriendliness GI's and their families endured after the war ended. After WII he signed to stay in the Army for another tour which took he and his family to Japan. Shortly before he was to ship back to the States he was called to serve in Korea.
 

Transcript Number 041
Title: Joseph J. Howard: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Joseph J. Howard
Interviewer: Art Diehl
Date of Interview: July 28, 2000
Location of Interview: Wilmington, N.C.
Description: 1 Mini-DV Cassette Tape
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience