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Dieter Greun tries to talk to veterans of the war, particularly those that fought in Europe then went to the Pacific....
James Bollich was going to work [Annotator's Note: Bollich was a prisoner of war in Mukden, Manchuria, China] when he...
Otis Kight was in flight school as the war was ending. He made it to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] as...
John Stanley Lee Swarts returned to the United States [Annotator's Note: from Europe] and was sent to Treasure Island,...
Reverend Doctor Lamar Edward Smith joined the Navy in late 1945. He was in boot camp [Annotator's Note: San Diego,...
Olin Tisdale went back to the Pacific to help train a new fighter squadron on F8Fs [Annotator's Note: Grumann F8F...
At sea on the Gripsholm, Adolf Wesselhoeft had his first impression that the world was at war. When he arrived in...
Walter Douglas was stationed at Pine Castle Air Base [Annotator's Note: Orlando, Florida] and he thought he may be...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Swan was a pilot and navigator in Navy Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44). He was the navigator and...
The first weapon William J. Twigger had when he entered the Marine Corps was the Springfield rifle [Annotator's Note: ....
Lowell Brueland named his Mustang [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] after his half-...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow introduced his ideas on the efficiency of competitive economies and the government should rely on...
Eugene DiSabatino worked on Ballistic Tables as part of the delivery system for the Manhattan Project in the...
Eugene DiSabatino had to disguise his military status and rank both on and off the base at Wendover Air Field. There...
George Allen says the officer accommodations in New Mexico were okay. Most of the time they were in the field though....
The first time Robert Spint saw a work camp [Annotator's Note: while serving with the 92nd Cavalry Reconnaissance...
Rita Hymel got married and moved to Biloxi [Annotator's Note: Biloxi, Mississippi] and went to work at the Keesler...
Archie Kelley admired Rickover [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Hyman G. Rickover; nicknamed Father of the Nuclear...
Harris H. Levee reported to the University [Annotator's Note: Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago,...
Monty Joe Boitnott would like to be thought of as being in the largest and bloodiest war and they won. However,...
The infantry was expecting General Patton's [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr.] army...
Harry Lockhead received his Naval Combat Demolition training at its base in Maui. The men learned and developed UDT [...
Photograph. A Coast Guardsman taking his ship's position with a sextant. Caption on reverse: "2061. From: Public...
Sailors on a small utility boat in the foreground observe a training exercise on an LCS(L)(3) to the left and an LSM(R...

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