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After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
George Morgan returned to Fort Pierce. [Annotator’s Note: Fort Pierce in Florida was the training base for the...
Edward Tipper and the troops of the 101st Airborne were very confident about jumping into France. Their training was...
After paratrooper John Marr unexpectedly landed in deep water after his jump into Normandy on D Day, his first priority...
John Howland became part of the Pathfinder force of the Eighth Air Force. They were accumulated in small squadrons...
Romus Burgin and the 5th Marines were among the first to land on Peleliu as part of the main assault on the island. A...
Calvin Barrick was transferred to the USS Searaven [Annotator’s Note: USS Searaven (SS196)] which was an older...
Combat cameraman Norman Hatch was only about a quarter of a mile away from the mountain top [Annotator's Note: Mount...
Josephine Pescatore would do it all again tomorrow if she had the same kind of troops, which she is sure they are....
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
David Yoho was on a fleet oiler in World War 2. The ship took on fuel sometimes from a fuel barge in order to refuel...
Abe Milkis returned to his Company as a bazooka man who was assisted by a loader. [Annotator’s Note: Milkis had...
After the end of the war in Europe, Carrol Joy began to see people released to go home. He did know how many points he...
James Livaudais remembers some of the men in his company who were not exactly the best soldiers. One was named James...
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...
Stinson was born in Columbia, Alabama. After he and his classmates graduated from high school in 1943 they joined the...
Tenney joined the National Guard in November of 1940. He joined to get his year of service completed before the draft...
[Annotators Note: Donald Hoff served in the navy as a rear seat gunner and radio operator on SBD Dauntless dive bombers...
Hopkins grew up on a small farm in Georgia. It was a tenant farm. Hopkins father was farming a piece of property that...
Richard Candelaria was born in El Paso, Texas. He served in the US Army Air Corps and the Air Force. Candelaria's...
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...
Yellin went to witness the ceremony in 2006. He met a few different Japanese soldiers and American military personnel...
The Laffey escorted a ship named the Dashing Wave [Annotator's Note: SS Dashing Wave] all the way back to the States [...
Years later Vejtasa asked Japanese veterans if they had thought about strafing the deck and they said no. Vejtasa would...
[Annotators Note: Norman J. Kleiss, known as Dusty, was a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 6 (VS-6) flying from...
While escorting bombers Clarence Anderson was leading his flight to the front of the bomber formation when he noticed a...
Yellin is not sure if he was fired upon during landings and take offs from Iwo Jima. Yellin recalls that one of his...
Freddie Ohr found out it was that bullet that ricocheted off his helmet and went into the cushion. His leader made a...
Bailey had a picture of himself with a flamethrower on his back. It was taken while he was waiting to go free one of...
Lyle Bouck thought about escaping twice. Reid [Annotators Note: Bouck’s friend Matt Reid] and Bouck were on a detail...
Freddie Ohr came running out of the wave and he did not see the boat anymore. He made two or three passes that low....
[Annotator’s Note: This segment was a time code drop from the beginning of the second tape.] Joseph Armanini discusses...
Norman Kleiss knew Peter Gaido pretty well. When Kleiss was about to take off for his first carrier landing he was...
[Annotators Note: Clarence Anderson served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot flying P-51 Mustangs with the 363rd Fighter...
[Annotators Note: Norman J. Kleiss, known as Dusty, was a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 6 (VS-6) flying from...

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