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Revis Haslett initially wanted to join the Marines but went into the Army Air Forces instead. He was working with a...
Eugene DiSabatino worked with Dick Ashworth. [Annotator's Note: US Navy Vice Admiral Fredrick "Dick" Ashworth...
In 1944, they came out with water injection which added 200 horsepower. Bryan’s planes did not have it and he was a...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
When he left Paris, Hans Courant went to the Berkeley labs. He stayed there for a while then went to CERN [Annotator's...
John Howland became part of the Pathfinder force of the Eighth Air Force. They were accumulated in small squadrons...
William Harvey served on a converted yacht named the USS Onyx (PYc-5). Onyx was 125 feet long with two diesel driven...
Louis Conter and the VP-11 [Annotator's Note: Patrol Squadron 11] Catalinas [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY...
Calvin Barrick grew up on a farm. He had four brothers and one sister but two of his brothers have died. Barrick was...
Patrick Russell made the reports on the 20 or 25 accidents sustained by aircraft in January [Annotator's Note: 1945]....
Burton Johnson was transferred from New Guinea to Biak and then to the lower part of the Philippines after it was...
Isabella Karle's research involved isolating a purer form of plutonium. The laboratory was getting the oxide from Oak...
Herman Prager witnessed the end of the war while on Midway Island. Following Midway, he sailed to Pearl Harbor for rest...
Cyril Buchert saw the Japanese envoys coming into the surrender program [Annotator's Note: in Tokyo Bay on 2 September...
Two days after the surrender [Annotator's Note: the formal Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945], C....
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
Calvin Barrick was transferred to the USS Searaven (SS-196) which was an older submarine based out of Pearl Harbor. He...
Harold Bergbower stayed in the Air Force full time after World War 2. He went to Chanute Field in Illinois and took...
Hans Courant and the others went back to Los Alamos where he was told that he would be released to go back to college....
Earl Tweed spent time in England before the invasion. His company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th...
Admiral Robert B. Fulton was born in December 1910 in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Washington, D.C. He went to...
Combat cameraman Norman Hatch was only about a quarter of a mile away from the mountain top [Annotator's Note: Mount...
Joseph Brannan returned to Melville, Rhode Island as a PT boat instructor [Annotator's Note: at the Motor Torpedo Boat...
After Charles Littig reached Pearl Harbor, his boat was unloaded. [Annotator's Note: At this time, Littig was the...
Billy Grieves watches movies like Run Silent, Run Deep religiously. He feels that they are more Hollywood than reality...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
In the mid to late May 1944, John Sacks was sent to England with Aerial Transport Command, ATC [Annotators Note: Air...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Edgar Cole if he felt serving in the Marine Corps prepared him for the rest of...
Josephine Pescatore would do it all again tomorrow if she had the same kind of troops, which she is sure they are....
The sole duty of Clyde East and his squadron during the Battle of the Bulge was to perform reconnaissance flights in...
Walter Halloran was unaware that Time magazine had published an article in 1944 about the 165th [Annotator’s Note: the...
James Salerno believes that World War 2 made him a better person. It made him feel lucky to be alive. He feels like it...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
John Nicholas fought in World War 2 because the guys before him had signed up so he had to do so also. He had to fight...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow sees the most important lesson of World War 2 as it is related to the costliness of war. War can be...

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