The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Richard O'Hara and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 18th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion] saw very little action. When...
William Pierce went to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina following his tour in Hingham, Massachusetts. Because he had been...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot with Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in the...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
Gerry Jones and his scout partner, Mack [Annotator's Note: unable to verify identity], were out on a patrol mission on...
Ernest Jackson was born in Sumter, South Carolina. His family migrated [Annotator's Note: Great Migration, or Black...
Archibald Rackerby stayed in the Marine Corps after the war ended. He was not 100 percent after his injury. [Annotator'...
On Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: with the 5th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 26 March 1945...
Ernest Jackson received his draft notice. He did not know if he was going to qualify. He was amazed he passed that day...
One night, Lois Meyer was coming back on base at Parris Island and was wondering where her husband was. There had been...
As the American advance through the Pacific moved closer and closer to the Japanese mainland, enemy resistance grew...
Cyril de la Vergne's second husband, Jacques, was in World War 2 in the Army. He taught flying afterwards. He had been...
Gerry Jones discusses Eleanor Roosevelt's visit the South Pacific to assess the well being of the 1st Marine Division....
Oscar Culp was deployed to American Samoa [Annotator's Note: after joining the Marine Corps and training in 1943]. On a...
Lloyd Dendy and his brother went to Marine Corps boot camp in San Diego, California by train. When they arrived in San...
Next, Stanley Stewart was sent to Jacksonville Air Station [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Station Jacksonville] in...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot in Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in combat...
Mac Glenn Morris joined his squadron VMSB-236 [Annotator's Note: Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 236 (VMSB-236), in...
William Darling [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] made fire...
Arthur Pendleton does not remember who was in the hole with him [Annotator's Note: during the Battle of the Tenaru...
Charles Womack and every other Marine on the island were fully aware that they were headed for Japan after the fighting...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Jack Houston returned to the United States around May 1946. He was discharged at the end of May or beginning of June in...
For Allen Tillery, returning to civilian life was not much of an adjustment because it happened so fast. He thought for...
Leo William Schmittgens remembered after all the firing ceased [Annotator's Note: after a firefight during the Battle...
In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941],...
After Marine Corps boot camp, Arthur McHardy was sent to Seattle, Washington to a Navy yard as an MP [Annotator's Note...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
Frank Pomroy had decided to go on a third invasion regardless of whether or not he would be sent home. The Marines drew...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...
Thomas Francis Schicker heard that they changed course four different times [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS General...

Pages