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Charles Kneflin had never seen anything like the B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber]....
The first and only time Raymond Bailey ever came under attack was on 19 March 1945. They were 50 miles off the coast of...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst and his family moved to Germany after World War 2 began [Annotator's Note: his father, Alfons...
Frank Pomroy estimates that the Japanese battleship bombardment [Annotator's Note: on the Marine positions on...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Jones Quincy Adams, Jr. was sent to Santa Ana, California for classification [Annotator's Note: after completing pre-...
Landing on Iwo Jima was not much different to Michael Mervosh and his men than some of their other amphibious landings...
Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: a prisoner of war] was told to put on his clothes and was taken out of solitary [...
Freeman Dyson's friend Michael Laughlin [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] had been his roommate prior to going...
[Annotator's Note: William Smith was flying bomber missions out of Durand Airfield or 17 Mile Drome near Port Moresby,...
During one mission when Lowell Brueland escorted allied bombers over Berlin, a flight of eight JU-88s [Annotator’s Note...
Charles Struble had basic training at Amarillo, Texas. Aircraft maintenance instructions were also provided there. Next...
Charles Graves Chauncey was assigned missions to bomb Tokyo [Annotator's Note: Tokyo, Japan]. On one of those missions...
Mason Brownell Fitch flew five missions before Curtis LeMay [Annotator's Note: Curtis Emerson LeMay; US Army Air Forces...
Joseph Richard Bernardi, Senior went on a mission to Berlin [Annotator’s Note: Berlin, Germany with the 509th...
Some of the primary targets Robert Whitcomb hit were marshalling yards, research facilities, and factories. They made...
George Henry Rosenberg [Annotator's Note: with the 721st Bombardment Squadron, 450th Bombardment Group, 47th...
Edward Grant flew his first mission in March 1945. He took for granted that he might be shot down. His airfield did not...
Charles Graves Chauncey's first mission was to Truk Island [Annotator's Note: Truk Lagoon or Chuuk Lagoon, Federated...
Mason Brownell Fitch determined that radar was very important when flying missions into Japan. The terrain was much...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Krause served in the US Army Air Forces as a flight engineer and top turret gunner on a...
Robert Bueker and his crew [Annotator's Note: in the 454th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force] had a lot of secondary...
Early on 24 March [Annotator's Note: 24 March 1945], Jack Lengsfield was called into a briefing on what was to be the...
Irwin Stovroff was based in Shipdham Airfield outside of Norwich, England. Norwich was the central point for many of...
John W. Towle flew his first missions over flying bomb sights in France. [Annotator's Note: The V-1 rocket bomb and V-2...
Homer Cole flew 19 missions [Annotator's Note: Cole served in the US Army Air Forces as a tail gunner aboard...
Chester Brewer went by train to Deopham Green, which was near his airbase [Annotator's Note: Royal Air Force Deopham...
Paul James Grubb was assigned to bombing runs over the Alps into France after a few days [Annotator's Note: he had...
Antonio C. Rodriquez flew towards the latter part of the war when few Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note: the German Air Force...
John Howland and his B-17 bomber crewmates were assigned to the 381st Bomb Group based at Ridgewell, England. They...
John Paul and his aircrew arrived in England in January 1944. [Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Paul if he flew...
Harold Gournay flew out of Italy for 18 or 19 missions [Annotator's Note: Gournay served in the USAAF as a waist gunner...
Edward Field was a navigator and an officer but also enjoyed associating with enlisted men. He discovered that one of...
Capers Andrews Holmes, Jr. experienced enemy fire returning from a bombing mission to Hamm, Germany on 22 April 1944....
[Annotator's Note: Jack Keller's wife assists him throughout this clip as he had a stroke and has trouble remembering...
Robert A. Stachel [Annotator's Note: a tail gunner in the 351st Bombardment Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group] was part...

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