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The next morning, Jack Yusen was heading down to get some food when the call to battle stations came over the intercom...
Ralph Weymouth graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1938. He was 12 years and old living in northwest Seattle in 1929...
Martin Carmody did his flight training at Corpus Christi, Texas. When he graduated nine months later he was sent to San...
John A. McCarthy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His family moved to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. He was...
Joseph LaNier joined the United States Navy in February 1944. African-Americans prior to 1942 were not allowed to join...
John Nicholas went into the service in September 1943. His half brother George was already in the Navy. Nicholas went...
Roy Boreen was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1920. During the Great Depression, his father worked as a cement...
Jack Madden took his basic training for the United States Navy in Newport, Rhode Island. He originally signed up to...
Fulton Taylor chose the United States Navy because service there appealed to him. His older brother was already in the...
Allen Lamm enlisted in the Navy and did his basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois. The training was not very...
Billy Grieves was born in Liberty Center, Ohio. At a young age his parents moved the family to Detroit, Michigan for...
James Allen was 16 years old in the spring of 1942 and a junior in high when he decided to join the Navy. In March he...
Lloyd Duncan enlisted in the Navy. He had chosen the Navy because he wanted to fly. He was sent to Memphis, Tennessee...
Robert Addison was born in Akron, Ohio in December 1922. Growing up he was very athletic and played many different...
In June 1942, Fred Bergeron was told to pack his sea bags. He and the squadron [Annotator's Note: Bombing Squadron 3 (...
Catherine Long had boot training in the Navy. Her parents had no objection to her joining the service. Her father was...
[Annotator's Note: Emil Schoonejans served in the Navy aboard the submarine USS Burrfish (SS-312) and was rated a...
One of the chiefs saw Jack Yusen again at the opening of the Taffy 3 memorial and asked Yusen if he remembered him....
There is newsreel footage of an awards ceremony Fred Bergeron was part of that was shown in his home town while he was...
[Annotator's Note: Fred Bergeron served in the Navy as a rear seat gunner in a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber in...
George Morgan told his parents about his wartime experiences. He told them about being wounded in the invasion of...
[Annotators Note: Robert Addison was a member of the US Marine Corps 1st Raider Battalion.]Edson [Annotators Note: US...
[Annotator's Note: Billy Grieves served in the navy aboard the submarines USS Thresher (SS-200) and USS Lizardfish (SS-...
Louis Conter enjoyed knowing both Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. He enjoyed Bob Hope the most as he was the serviceman's...
The first and only time Raymond Bailey ever came under attack was on 19 March 1945. They were 50 miles off the coast of...
Robert Templet took his boot camp training in San Diego. The days started early for him. During his first week in...
Jack Thornhill was sent to San Diego for boot camp. There were a lot of guys from the Alexandria [Annotator's Note:...
James Gaffney never spotted any Japanese while patrolling Bougainville. They did observe and report a bright light on...
Harlan Twible returned to the United States in November [Annotator's Note: Novemebr 1945]. He remained in the service...
[Annotators Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
[Annotator's Note: William G. Roy served in the Navy as a Photographer's Mate 2nd Class aboard the aircraft carrier USS...
That afternoon, Clayton Fisher and his squadron [Annotator's Note: Bombing Squadron 8 (VB-8)] were launched again to...
[Annotator's Note: James Allen served in the Navy as a Fireman 2nd Class in the submarine service and was aboard the...
[Annotators Note: Calvin Barrick served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Tang (SS306).]During the shakedown...
John Nicholas's ship, the USS Gayety (AM-239), participated in submarine chasing in the Pacific. He set the depth...

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