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Carroll George enlisted in the Coast Guard because it is always looking out for the welfare of others. It saves lives...
With no working equipment to run or steer the USS Cavalier (APA-37) after it was torpedoed, Edward Lee Allesandro said...
Edward Lee Allesandro was born in April 1923 in Denver, Colorado, and grew up mostly in Pueblo, Colorado. He left high...
When alerts came in for kamikaze attacks, Carroll George had to be in the engineering room [Annotator's Note: aboard...
The most horrible of Edward Lee Allesandro's experiences were when men died while he was holding them. The ship also...
Carroll George was born in October 1919 in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up ten miles from Atlanta out in the country. His...
The United States came together in the Second World War, Edward Allesandro said, and he is sure that the soldiers'...
The most memorable experience of World War 2 for Carroll George was the fountain of black crude oil in the crew's...
Edward Allesandro had a lot of artifacts from Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan, Mariana Islands] that he picked up at...
The newly commissioned USS Cavalier (APA-37), with Edward Lee Allesandro aboard, picked up Seabees [Annotator's Note:...
Carroll George was on a transport ship that made tremendous voyages, two to the Far East and one to the Mediterranean,...
Edward Allesandro said that most people are surprised to hear that the Coast Guard was fighting in World War 2. The USS...
Carroll George felt extremely safe [Annotator's Note: in his general quarters station in the engine room aboard the USS...
Carroll George trained on the USCGC Danmark (WIX-283) [Annotator's Note: Danmark; full-rigged ship of Danish Maritime...