Sergeant Schwartz begins his slow journey home from war-torn Germany to his hometown in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Irvin Schwartz prepares to leave the 26th Infantry Regiment and return to the United States. He reports on recovery of Nuremberg.
Sergeant Schwartz announces to his friends and family that he will be leaving Europe soon and heading for home in Schuylkill County, PA.
Sergeant Schwartz learned of the Japanese surrender in August 1945 while at a US Army sporting event in Nuremberg, Germany.
A newspaper for the US Army's 1st Division interview Sergeant Schwartz about his time Nice, France in 1945.
Sergeant Schwartz describes his return from brief journey to vacation on the French Riviera in the summer of 1945.
While on a post-war vacation on the French Riviera, Sergeant Schwartz describes the sights, the sounds, and the history of Nice, France.
Sergeant Irvin Schwartz describes the Fourth of July festivities in the ruined city of Nuremberg in July 1945.
In this letter to to Horace Reber, Irvin Schwartz reveals why he turned down a promotion and his travels through post-war Germany.
In the weeks after VE Day in the spring of 1945, General Eisenhower returned to the US. Sergeant Schwartz penned a farewell to his "supreme commander."