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Enrique Cervantes has often spoken at schools since his retirement. He enjoys speaking to groups. He has authored an...
The factory's [Annotator's Note: the General Motors Company plant in Newark, New Jersey where Marie Rankart worked]...
Cleveland Peterson made the trip home aboard a Liberty ship. He had flown to Calcutta first, then rode a British train...
Charles Radford was put in a tent with a bunch of wounded guys after the surgery [Annotator's Note: after being wounded...
Following the surrender of Germany, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion was assigned to occupation...
Bernard Marcus left Germany at the end of September or the beginning of October 1946. He landed at Staten Island where...
Norman Riggsby returned to the United States through New York and Camp Kilmer. It was great. He went to Michigan even...
Van Barfoot has returned to Italy and France, but not back to Vietnam. He went all over France and Germany. He returned...
Tom Quigley remembers how after the war ended, they were able to drive with the lights on their cars turned on. On his...
Isabella Karle said that certain measures were taken to insure against radiation sickness, including the daily...
James Ramage was not pleased with the results [Annotator's Note: the results of the US Navy's attack on the Japanese...
Russell Gackenbach participated in the dropping of the second atomic bomb. On that mission, he was the navigator on the...
John E. Johnson's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Liddle (APD-60)] stayed in China for a few weeks, mostly for rest and...
Robert Murphy served in Company A, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. He was a pathfinder and had...
Schmedemann was born in Junction City, Kansas where he grew up and attended high school. He went to Kansas State...
The Laffey [Annotator's Note: US Navy destroyer USS Laffey, DD-724] had new radar and sonar equipment and that put the...
Vejtasa and the interviewer are getting acquainted and set out how the interview will be conducted. The interviewer...
Rall was an Army cadet and after the war school, kriegschule, in Dresden he was promoted to a first lieutenant. He had...
Clayton Kelly Gross was born in Walla Walla, Washington, a town so pretty they named it twice. Gross remarks it is...
John Luckadoo had no regrets about returning to the United States after completing his 25 combat missions. The brass...
1 morning the prisoners were called out. They were usually called out every morning so the Japanese could do a head...
When Feightner pulled up at the end of the runway he was hit again. His F6F [Annotator's Note: Grumman F6F "Hellcat"...
While escorting bombers Clarence Anderson was leading his flight to the front of the bomber formation when he noticed a...
The next morning Alexander Vraciu and the other guerillas headed north up the national highway. They took a bugler and...
Freddie Ohr found out it was that bullet that ricocheted off his helmet and went into the cushion. His leader made a...
One of Clarence Anderson's men came across a German pilot shooting at men in parachutes. He shot the German down and...
During one of his trips back to the United States Alexander Vraciu was offered the opportunity to fly the Zero [...
Freddie Ohr came running out of the wave and he did not see the boat anymore. He made two or three passes that low....
[Annotator’s Note: This segment was a time code drop from the beginning of the second tape.] Joseph Armanini discusses...
[Annotators Note: Clarence Anderson served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot flying P-51 Mustangs with the 363rd Fighter...
Freddie Ohr went from Corsica Italy to Medina, Italy. They flew out of there on a short steel runway. They flew all of...
Lawrence Johnston was already a junior by the time he got to Berkeley. One of his physics professors was Louis Alvarez...
Phoutrides took part in the Normandy invasion. He knew what was happening but couldn't understand the enormity of the...
Richard Duchossois knew his unit was going to be a tank destroyer unit. None of the men in the battalion had ever even...
After he ate breakfast Rogers went up to the radio system that was set up on the apron at the airport. They moved the...
Rankin left McChord Field on 14 July 1942 and arrived in Santa Ana, California in 15 July 1942 for preflight training....

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