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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...
Jack Sanders felt that despite its bad reputation, the B-24 [Annotator’s Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber...
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...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS George Gayle after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It...
Daniel Samuelson finished his 35 missions. He had flown over from Florida to Scotland and then went to England. After...
After that mission [Annotator’s Note: an aborted mission to an airfield just outside of Paris during which Grant had...
Chester Strunk and his crewmates who were originally assigned together had flown with separate crews until they were...
Philip Whitman's 33rd mission was flown on 13 February 1945 over an oil refinery in Vienna, Austria. It was 53 degrees...
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...
Most of Nick Cristiano's bombing missions started in the evening. He would call the meal before leaving "the last...
Donald Scott was a radio operator on the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, G.I. Jane [Annotator’s Note: B-17 #43-37520]. The...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
[Annotator's Note: There is a break in tape then the interview begins mid-sentence.] Warren Nolan went aboard the USS...
When Henry Schaller arrived at his base in Italy and saw the airplanes, he cried. He could not believe they actually...
A mission to Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin, Germany] is the one that stands out in Daniel Samuelson's mind the most...
Charles Moore flew to support beleaguered American troops in Bastogne. [Annotator’s Note: relief to the men in...
Lloyd Dendy was in the advance party [Annotator's Note: of the 12th Defense Battalion] on the first day at Cape...
During the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were part of Task Group 38.2 under Admiral...
Jack Taylor participated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. His air group from the USS Essex (CV-9) was tasked with attacking...
Gene Alair was assigned to a Transport Division Staff, CTD8, as a flag secretary and navigator aboard the USS Astoria (...
Marvin Westcott was aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) while she earned nine battle stars supporting the USS Enterprise (CV-...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Samuel Lombardo gave Captain Marsh the orders and moved forward into the action. [Annotator's Note: Even though...
Walter Douglas wore the same necktie for every mission he went on. He also remarked that it was freezing temperatures...
Carrol Joy and two of his buddies took most of their equipment with them and loaded up their carbines to head to...
Frank Patti's division [Annotator's Note: Patti was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th...
Walter Nelson loved the airplane he flew in [Annotators Note: TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bombers]. It was slow but...
Harold Buell was involved in a carrier versus carrier battle in the Eastern Solomon Islands. Coral Sea, Midway, Eastern...
[Annotator's Note: Ralph Weymouth served in the Navy as a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 3 (VS-3) flying from...
Jack Taylor was called to active duty in December 1942 and sent to pre-flight training at the University of Iowa. From...
Donald Bryan took off on 140 missions but only completed 138 of them. The bombers aborted on two of them because of...
When Martin Richard was inducted into the service, he could choose his branch of service. You could not volunteer, you...

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