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[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served as a TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13, VT13,...
Francis Dymnicki flew missions from France against Germany. There were few days off because of the perilous times....
Frank Buschmeier and his crew had another pilot for a few missions because the pilot was on leave. Fitzroy [Annotator's...
Wallace Jeffery and the 300 or so troops in his unit got together after Paris. [Annotator’s Note: the unit was the...
Walter Nelson recognized that they were close enough that they could have bailed over Australia if they needed to. From...
Wayne Pierce returned to England after Normandy. The regiment stayed there until September when the paratroopers...
William Pena remembers how after suffering heavy casualties his battalion was diminished to the size of practically one...
During the overseas voyage Frank Mancuso was in charge of checking the tie downs, therefore he had privileged access to...
Edwin McAuliffe was more interested in the war in Europe. He was also interested in the air war in England because his...
Frank Buschmeier and his crew were the oldest and most experienced after three missions. Buschmeier and his crew flew...
As the front moved, Wallace Jeffery and his unit moved. [Annotator’s Note: Jeffery was a radioman in a direction...
Wallace Jeffery and his outfit of direction finders entered Normandy on 7 June 1944. The men climbed over the side of...
Charles Moore went to Bottesford which was 18 miles from Nottingham. [Annotator’s Note: Moore and the 440th Troop...
Charles Moore had his next major mission when he participated in the invasion of Southern France. [Annotator’s Note:...
Charles Moore and his outfit flew many supply runs into France. [Annotator’s Note: Moore had returned to England with...
After the D-Day related transport flights, Robert Harris was assigned to a mission that never transpired. His...
Charles Moore flew in the major airborne operation to cross the Rhine River. Like the operation into Holland, this was...
In 1944, they came out with water injection which added 200 horsepower. Bryan’s planes did not have it and he was a...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
John Howland became part of the Pathfinder force of the Eighth Air Force. They were accumulated in small squadrons...
When Robert Freligh got out of the navy he went back to school at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. They had to go to...
Walter Nelson went into the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression. It was just about the same time that...
Tom Quigley remembers the inefficiencies of the Red Cross and its volunteers and the impractical attitude they took...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
more missions after D-Day and then returned to the United States. He was in Milwaukie on V-E Day and in Louisiana when...
Olen Grant got restless and tired of going to town to get drunk all the time, so he asked a few of his buddies how they...
Sabol was born in 1924 and knew when the war broke out that he would have to serve in one branch or another. He chose...
Onesi was born in Pennsylvania, but moved to Niagara Falls, New York at a young age. He was drafted into the Air Force...
Alexander Vraciu was on a mission with a flight of 12 aircraft when he noticed five Zeros [Annotators Note: Mitsubishi...
Sherman was born and raised near Toledo, Ohio. He attended school in Toledo. He was fortunate enough to take classes at...
[Annotators Note: Donald Hoff served in the navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on SBD Dauntless dive bombers...
Paul Hilliard believes the SBD Dauntless is much underrated and unfortunately much unrecognized. WWII books sometimes...
Henry Bourgeois was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He first flew when he was about seven years old. After...
Clayton Kelly Gross was born in Walla Walla, Washington, a town so pretty they named it twice. Gross remarks it is...
Clarence Anderson had to fly differently than usual because of the amount of fuel he had aboard. All of the fighters...

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