Memoirs from WWII

This page will serve as a platform for WWII memoirs.  Our thanks to the authors and publishers for making the stories available to AFEES.  Click on the link to go to the page that contains the story you wish to view.  See also the page “AFEES Books by AFEES Members“.

  • 1st Lt Alfred M.L. Sanders’ Story.  Click here.
  • A Jewish New Yorker’s War Against Hitler.  Click here.
  • A Trip Back in Time by Col. Frank Alfter (Ret.).  Click here.
  • A Young Boy and the “Good” War: by Edouard Renière.  Click here.
  • Bailout Over France and the Journey Home by Jack W. Stead.  Click here.
  • Charlotte Ambach Interview by Lynn David.  Click here.
  • Code Burgundy: The Long Escape by John Katsaros.  Click here.  This is an entire book elsewhere on this website.
  • Colditz in Close-Up by Robin Charteris.  Click here.
  • Downed in Yugoslavia by Thomas L. Thacker.  Click here.
  • Escape Over the Pyrenees from Catherine Ramognino Thorpe, Salt Lake City, UT.  Click here.
  • Eugene J. Bullard, Hero of Two World Wars“.  Click here.
  • Evade!  The Ralph Patton Story.  Click here.
  • Evasion of Lt. Russel Weyland; Memoirs of Helper Maurice Costa.  Click here.
  • Helene (Nell) Gill, A Soldier Without Uniform.  Click here.
  • Joel McPherson’s Wild Ride by Bill Yenne.  Click here.
  • Last Mission: Bailout and Rescue in Luxembourg by Ordway B. Gates.  Click here.
  • Lt. Paul E. Kenney, My Story by Paul E. Kenney.  Click here.  This is an entire book elsewhere on this website.
  • Military Transport by Joe Owens.  Click here.
  • Mission to Bucharest: Overdue on Return by Richard K. Bodwell, Jr.  Click here.
  • POW and Escape by William W. Provonsha.  Click here.
  • Why I Never Spoke of the War by Richard Frohm.  Click here.
  • World War II Stories in Their Own Words.  Useful links.  Click here.  This is a separate website.
  • Worry Aboard Ole Worrybird by Bill Livingstone.  Click here.
  • “You Are Supposed to Be Dead”, The Amazing Story Behind Bill McGinley’s Purple Heart.”  Click here.

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