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Fred Hirsekorn's battalion [Annotators Note: Company C, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division] was made up of four...
Following the end of the war, Patrick Russell flew in other carrier squadrons [Annotator's Note: after Composite...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Cleveland Peterson and the 59th Air Service Squadron left the United States for India with as much aircraft repair...
After leaving China, John Alison returned to the United States where he was to take command of a wing of P-38s [...
Francis Hurd's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 291st Engineer Combat Battalion] was responsible for keeping the...
For Robert Gorman, crossing the Roer River was a serious point in his combat experience. Both sides shelled heavily...
At about 6:30 or 7:00 in the morning, Arthur Seltzer went over the side of the ship to enter his landing craft. He was...
James Crane was waiting for D-Day in the war zone. They knew it was coming but did not know when. They had departed New...
For Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa], D-Day was cold, damp and dark. H-hour was about 0630. Miksa and his...
John Howland had been involved in Operation Fortitude in deceiving the Germans before D-Day. They were not affected by...
There were a lot of cases where there were no NCOs [Annotator's Note: non-commissioned officers]. Roland Chaisson says...
During one impending Japanese air raid, John Alison jumped into the group commander's upgraded airplane and immediately...
John Nicholas's ship, the USS Gayety (AM-239), participated in submarine chasing in the Pacific. He set the depth...
Revis Haslett went to Miami, Florida for the trip overseas around the middle of November [Annotator's Note: November...
Since the unit Gus Gikas led was intended to replace another unit in India that had been deployed for two years, their...
Norman Hatch finished his photography training in New York City sometime in April 1942 then returned to Quantico,...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
Samuel Spector was shipped to Burma and its jungles. He was among the first individuals to carry into action the...
John Alison’s duties also resulted in him being a glider pilot despite never having flown one before. He flew a glider...
In early 1954, Bernard Marcus was visited by a colonel with the Signal Corps in Washington. The officer had been told...
Herbert Auerbach was a cryptographer. His duty was to take the Morse code messages from headquarters received by the...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall having any real issues while she was in the service. One issue that occurred at the end...
Fred Bronfin went from Port Hueneme to San Diego for overseas deployment with Argus-10. He was then sent to Maui for...
Wallace Jeffery arrived in Scotland and was transported by train to his new camp in England. He stayed there for four...
When the war with Germany ended, Richard Ryan hoped he would be sent home. He had a one year old son he had not yet...
Harold Zeringer arrived at Pearl Harbor after convoy duty from the west coast. He saw the Arizona [Annotator's Note:...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
Olin Tisdale was born in April 1925 in Bluff Springs, Florida. Although his father had a farm and ran a grocery store...
James Muri joined the Army so that he could become a pilot. Growing up in Montana Muri did not see many airplanes. He...
David Flynn was born in November 1919 in Collegeville, Minnesota, where his father was the athletic director at St....
Blanche Marie (Gregory) Barnes Gangwere was born in 1918 in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up near Northeast High...
For Frank Mancuso, the war took away four years of his youth and there were many things he did not get a chance to do....
By 21 March [Annotator's Note: 21 March 1945], the American forces were getting close so John Mock and his fellow...
Following his assignment as wing maintenance commander at SAC [Annotator's Note: Strategic Air Command] headquarters...

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