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[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served as a TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13),...
Arthur Killam was born in San Francisco and lived there until he was six years old when he moved to San Jose,...
Jack Yusen still frequently thinks about the men who died [Annotator's Note: when his ship, the USS Samuel B. Roberts (...
Clem Thrift went to Norfolk, Virginia for turboelectric training. The ship he helped commission, and on which he...
George Joseph Sullivan spent six months in a hospital at home after he got back. The diet was one of the bad things. He...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Dr. Robert Beynon what it was like to go out and come back from patrols on a...
Edwin Henlebin described the beachhead as glutted with supplies. The problem was getting the material from the beach to...
Peter Newberg did not have much choice in abandoning ship [Annotator's Note: after the USS Yorktown (CV-5) was mortally...
[Annotator's Note: William G. Roy served in the Navy as a Photographer's Mate 2nd Class aboard the aircraft carrier USS...
When he was told that he would be trained aboard ship as a gunner, Robert Fitz was "mystified." He arrived at the main...
One night when they were after a target, the skipper dropped this white handkerchief and James Nerison heard him give...
When Arthur Smith was finishing up in the Mediterranean, they had Mark 8 torpedoes [Annotator's Note: Bliss-Leavitt...
Continuing his sequence of experiences, John Laster described a personal injury that was not the consequence of combat...
In early June [Annotator's Note: June 1944] Edward Driscoll's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Franklin (CV-13)] was held in...
In February 1945, Salvador Guercia's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Sandoval (APA-194)] transported Marines to Saipan [...
They [Annotator's Note: Edward Driscoll and Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13), USS Franklin (CV-13)] left Leyte [Annotator's...
The engines of the USS Perch (SS-176) were put back together, and Robert Lents said that the morning after the attack...
Rollins Rosenzweig departed California aboard the carrier [Annotator's Note: Rosenzweig was a radioman and gunner on a...
J. L. Giroir wrote to his mother on the Fourth of July [Annotator's Note: 4 July 1944], and although he could not tell...
Francis Bucher knows he cannot cover everything in two hours. The Army flew P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40...
After the Nuremberg trials, Whitney Harris went to Berlin as head of the legal advice branch on General Clay's [...
Fred Bronfin adjusted easily to military life but felt he was losing time in his career. To differentiate between...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Yusen served in the Navy as a gunner aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413). The Samuel B....
Richmond Hamilton's advanced flight training as very orderly and thorough. Each step in the process was very explicit...
[Annotator's Note: Ralph Weymouth served in the Navy as a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 3 (VS-3) flying from...
Going back to his experiences in the Pacific, Arthur Davis recalled visiting many bases, and said New Caledonia was a "...
John Nicholas first experienced an aerial attack on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Gayety (AM-239)] a few months...
[Annotator's Note: Floyd Stahl was assigned to the minesweeper USS Sway (AM-120).] On the troopship over [Annotator's...
Amelia Taylor discussed the developments of the war while she was in high school. It was very real to them. They...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Griffith was a member of Company A, 6th Ranger Battalion and took part in the Raid at...
Raymond Bailey was on the mess deck washing cups when he felt the first shudder caused by the bomb hit [Annotator's...
Walter Nelson was only 19 years old at the time [Annotators Note: at the time of the Battle of the Coral Sea]. The USS...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard submarines. After the war he was...

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