China Burma India Theater (CBI)

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Raymond Kaiser always mocked the P-40 [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft] as low and slow but he...
The war did not change Raymond Kaiser a bit. He felt like he was doing his job. He was in [Annotator's Note: in the...
The best thing that came out of the war for Wesley Fronk was the G.I. Bill. Even though he did not stay in the service...
Upon docking in Melbourne, Australia, Marshall Burnett, and his shipmates got the news that President Franklin D....
Wesley Fronk qualified for the Army Specialized Training Program [Annotator's Note: usually referred to by the acronym...
Herbert Gross has a vivid memory of an experience with the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
Howard Anderson's crew was given a new airplane, 271, and his crew nicknamed it "Last Resort II." The missions to...
Towards the end of the war, they [Annotator's Note: the British officers] were telling them [Annotator's Note: Masaji...
Roy H. Matsumoto was shown contempt by one of the translators in his unit [Annotator's Note: 2nd Battalion, 5307th...
[Annotator's Note: Grant Jiro Hirabayashi was selected to attend the Military Intelligence Service Language School at...
Roy H. Matsumoto infiltrated behind enemy lines at night to listen to their discussions for potential intelligence. [...
On 20 September and 18 December [Annotator's Note: 1943] Robert Liles had very successful mission. They were moving...
In China, John Symons had one slit trench to take cover in in the event of a Japanese attack. One guy jumped in, hit...
Marshall Burnett boarded a train at Grand Central Station [Annotator's Note: in New York, New York] bound for Meridian...
When it came time to leave Burma [Annotator's Note: now Myanmar], Robert Lippman was told he would be part of the lead...
Roy H. Matsumoto arrived in Kunming, China on Christmas Eve [Annotator's Note: 24 December 1944]. It was questionable...
Gary Tate and his fellow troops had a recreation hall in Tinsukia, India. They spent quite a bit of time there. Hitler...
John Hever never saw any Japanese soldiers until after the war was over. They had no weapons, and were walking around...
Talking about working with the other Allied forces, Edward Denzler observed that the Kachin Rangers had been...
After Marshall Burnett was released from the hospital where he had been recovering from typhus [Annotator's Note: also...
John Alison was born in November 1912 near Gainesville, Florida where he grew up. He graduated from the University of...
John Symons was in Karachi, India and assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron [Annotator's Note: 25th Fighter Squadron,...

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