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Eva Gross returned to Auschwitz as the war was nearing its end. Her mother was with her. Her mother was a very forward...
Theodore Marolda got rest and then trained in Melbourne, Australia [Annotator's Note: with Company A, 1st Armored...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Phineas Stevens to explain what an LST or Landing Ship, Tank is.] "Large, Slow...
As the war progressed, the air support was hit and miss for Jack Buckner and the other bomber crews [Annotator's Note:...
Chester Brewer joined the Army Air Corps and was sent to Midland-Odessa [Annotator's Note: Midland-Odessa, Texas] and...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
A mission over the road leading out of Remagen [Annotator's Note: Remagen, Germany] proved problematic for Robert...
On 22 December [Annotator's Note: 22 December 1941], James Morehead headed south from San Francisco, California for...
William Albright got along well with this crew. There were two or three of them who did things together. They were the...
Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
[Annotator's Note: There is background noise throughout this clip.] Jack Sinise had heard about the B-17 [Annotator's...
According to a report written by Jesse Wofford's tail gunner, on 10 January 1945, the crew witnessed a B-17 [Annotator'...
Luke Layton McLaurine, Jr. had not yet been assigned to a squadron when he graduated from advanced bombardier training...
Claud Neal Fristoe, Jr. and his crew mates used skip bombing [Annotator's Note: a low level bombing technique that...
It was about a five or six hour mission for David K. Hayward to fly into Burma [Annotator's Note: now Myanmar] and back...
The B-25 [Annotator's Note: North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber] appealed to William Smith as an airplane. The...
Floyd Horne was fortunate that his first combat mission was short. It was near Calais [Annotator's Note: Calais, Hauts-...
[Annotator's Note: This clip starts with Floyd Horne discussing the bad reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder medium...
In the main camp [Annotator's Note: Hoten Camp, Mukden, Manchuria; present day China], Malcolm Ernest and the prisoners...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
Jack Brukman realized that the big problem was that they were bombing from great heights and could not hit the target [...
[Annotator's Note: Selwyn Gilmore served in the United States Army Air Forces as a ground crew armorer for the Boeing B...
Nick Cristiano saw his first B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] in New Mexico and it...
The name of Wendall Woodall's B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] was City of...
When the US Army Air Corps started closing down the bombardier schools in early 1945, Dracos Burke was reassigned to...
Daniel Samuelson finished his 35 missions. He had flown over from Florida to Scotland and then went to England. After...
To conserve what little was left in the battery, Donald Hoff turned off the transmitter, receiver, intercom and IFF or...
Virgil Faust's first mission overseas was to Flushing, Belgium, which was a milk run [Annotator's Note: slang term used...
Edgar A. Grabhorn's first ten missions [Annotator's Note: as a navigator with the 838th Bombardment Squadron, 487th...
Robert Tyler Oakes was a radio operator [Annotator's Note: on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in the 340th...
On 20 July 1944, Richard Henry Hamilton and his crew on their B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy...
Philip Whitman's 33rd mission was flown on 13 February 1945 over an oil refinery in Vienna, Austria. It was 53 degrees...
Raymond Kaiser was taken on a mission by his CO [Annotator's Note: commanding officer]. He asked why he was taking him...
William Albright was a ball turret gunner [Annotator's Note: on Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber number 42-...
James McDermott was not in England as early as the 305th Bombardment Group was. They had sent 16 planes on the...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...

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