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By the early days of May [Annotator’s Note: May 1945], Clyde East and most Americans knew the war was over. The Allied...
C. Charles Collie heard on 6 August [Annotator's Note: 1945] that the atomic bomb had been used on Hiroshima. He knew...
The thing that disturbed Joseph Blouin the most in England was the German putt-putt [Annotator's Note: slang for the V-...
William Ebersole was on Iwo Jima when the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan [Annotator's Note: the first atomic...
Norris Gwin and the ground crews had to support 88 pilots and gunners for the aircraft missions. In between...
Among his other responsibilities, Robert Gurr managed several newspaper routes during World War 2. As a paperboy, he...
Teddy Kirkpatrick reflects on the events in his life during World War 2, beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor. He...
Bryan and Kirk Noyes had a very good relationship. Bryan was flying a P-51D10 out of an airfield south of London...
Lloyd Dendy stayed in Australia about two months [Annotator's Note: April to June 1943]. He did a lot of night training...
Constance Negrotto worked at the huge facility built by Andrew Jackson Higgins at Michoud [Annotator’s Note: near New...
Donald Popham wanted to be out on the field so he put in his application for work on an engine crew. His five-months'...
Constance Negrotto heard about the PBY job from the high school principal at Rabouin [Annotator’s Note: the PBY...
Maurice Hackler recalled having been sent to Czechoslovakia, but they could only do visual bombing in that country....
Joseph Goble and the Marines went about strengthening their lines on the edge of the mountains [Annotator's Note: after...
Bruno Viani spent about a week in Marseilles after his arrival. There was a dock strike there so the troops helped...
James Livaudais toured the third floor of the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion of The National WWII Museum with multiple...
Photograph. 505th Bomb Group B-29 taxiing on an airstrip. Two B-29s are in the background; one is flying and the other...
Photograph. A damaged P-38 Lightning in New Guinea. "P-38 shot down in New Guinea 1944. This ship belongs to Major...
397.Photograph. Grumman TBM Avenger flies above landing forces, 'File Number 287577 Navy Lands Army on Panson Pictorial...
Douglas A-20 Havoc. "File No: 58963 March 28, 1944 A-20's smash at Cisterno Emphasizing the close cooperation with...
Photograph, aerial. View of a Japanese city, probably Tokyo. No date
Photograph, aerial. View of 9th Bombardment Squadron and 504th Bombardment Squadron bases. The main airfield is in the...
Photograph, aerial. View of North Field, Tinian. Personal caption on reverse: "Largest air field in the world (at the...
Photograph, aerial. View of the American Fleet deployed in Tokyo Bay. Official caption on front: "[illegible] Display...
405.Photograph. 'File No: 46572 September 21, 1944 Saga of Bus Miller--- This aerial view of devastated Tinian was...
Photograph. Two groups of airplanes flying in formation. Location unknown. No date
Photograph, aerial. Military airstrip on an island. Personal caption on reverse: "Air strip / 1946." 24 June 1946 Kodak...
American P-38 fighter hit during flight; B-24 bombers nearby. "One of our P-38's hit." Probably in Italy. Probably 1943...
Photograph. Entrance to the Quonset hut that housed the Armament Computer workshop. North Field, Tinian. No date
Photograph. B-17 Flying Fortress at Thurleigh airfield, nose surrounded by scaffolding. Near Bedford, England. 1943-45
Photograph. B-17 Flying Fortress inside hangar during repair, all propellers being replaced, good view of radial...
Photograph. B-17 Flying Fortress nose cone with nose art featuring cartoon men riding a falling bomb: Capt'n and His....
Photograph. Side view of a B-29 Superfortress landing on an airstrip. Personal caption on reverse: "B-29 landing."...
Photograph. A B-29 Superfortress coming in for a landing. Personal caption on reverse: "B-29 landing." Presumably...
Photograph. B-29 Bomber sitting on a runway. Its bomb bay doors are open. Another B-29 is in the background. North...
Photograph. Side of a B-29 Superfortress beginning to take off. Personal caption on reverse: "B-29 taking off."...

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