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Russell Gackenbach had no idea where Tinian was located when he arrived there. He only knew it was close to Japan. At...
Ira Schilling and the 6th Marine Regiment travelled from New Zealand to Guadalcanal on a hot and crowded military...
Russell Gackenbach heard rumors that his 393rd Bomb Squadron was going to move. The rumors were confirmed. [Annotator's...
Robert Dickinson's training took place on one of the old S-boats. [Annotator's Note: The United States' S-class...
After George Griffenhagen's unit [Annotator's Note: Griffenhagen arrived in England as a member of Company E, 20th...
Billy Grieves made 11 runs on the submarine Thresher [Annotator's Note: USS Thresher (SS-200)]. He left the Thresher...
Before that, while instructing in SB2As [Annotator's Note: Brewster SB2A Buccaneer light scout bomber], Clayton Fisher...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Dietzel served in the USAAF as a copilot on Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombers in the...
[Annotator's Note: Maynard David served in the USAAF as a bombardier on Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombers in...
The Battle of the Philippine Sea was the end of Jack Glass' combat tour. They finished up the Marianas operation then...
They [Annotator's Note: Roland Chaisson and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division] started on their way to Paris but...
Martin Sklar could tell upon meeting him that Walt Disney was the man in charge. He made his goals clear and never left...
Robert Gurr learned a lot from Walt Disney. Perhaps the most significant thing that Disney taught him was to have a...
The first couple times Arthur Killam was depth charged it was a little hairy but he does not recall getting too upset...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow did not have firsthand knowledge of the feelings of the local population toward the war effort. He...
Richard Witaker recognizes the valuable role played by the American home front in winning the war. Without the...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) returned to the United States after the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship...
Olin Tisdale went back to the Pacific to help train a new fighter squadron on F8Fs [Annotator's Note: Grumann F8F...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Swan was a pilot and navigator in Navy Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44). He was the navigator and...
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...
Monty Joe Boitnott would like to be thought of as being in the largest and bloodiest war and they won. However,...
Harry Lockhead received his Naval Combat Demolition training at its base in Maui. The men learned and developed UDT [...

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