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[Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody served in the Navy as a pilot flying Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers with Bombing...
George Joseph Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) participated in the Battle of Surigao Strait. The new and more...
James Kemp McLaughlin remembers that after the bombers got fighter cover everything got easier. A damaged aircraft...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Lowe was with the 1st Defense Battalion at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.] They were on a guard duty...
[Annotator's Note: George Roberts served in the USAAF as a radio operator and gunner aboard Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress...
The invasion of Attu [Annotator's Note: Battle of Attu, Alaska, 11 to 30 May 1943] was made with fresh troops from the...
George Roberts knew the losses were severe when flying over Schweinfurt because he could see them [Annotator's Note:...
Warren Nolan had been on bridge watch from 12 to four [Annotator's Note: midnight to four o'clock in the morning] on...
The attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941] did not...
On the last mission that Maurice Hackler flew over Ludwigshafen [Annotator's Note: Ludwigshafen, Germany], his aircraft...
Warren Nolan was aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) in the Mariana Islands campaign [Annotator’s Note: June to November...
[Annotator's Note: Chester Brewer served in the USAAF as a tail gunner aboard Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers...
Jake Ussery was aboard the Langley [Annotator's Note: USS Langley (CVL-27)] following the American recapture of the...
The USS Yarnell (DD-541) first met the enemy, according to Murphy Burke, at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands...
Walter Douglas recalled a flight surgeon okayed one of his crewmen for a mission that he was not ready for. He also...
One of the guys that James Ramage was flying with looked back at one of the burning Japanese carriers and said, "Look...
Lloyd Reese was the bombardier on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator taking part in Operation Tidal Wave over Ploiești,...
James Kemp McLaughlin could see the German fighters approaching. The Germans liked to attack from the front and when...
When George Roberts flew to Schweinfurt they ran out of ammunition, except for in the radio room, on the way to the...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] Before John Ryan reached the Siegfried Line, he came...
Martin Carmody and Les Ward finally joined back up with each other. They had both consumed a lot of fuel during their...
[Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant served in the Navy as a captain’s mess attendant aboard the USS San Francisco (CA38...
John H. Price, Jr.'s company [Annotator's Note: Company B, 609th Tank Destroyer Battalion] was comprised of three...
Stewart Bass flew a TBM Avenger [Annotator's Note: Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber] during the Second World War. He...
James Morehead's first combat action was an intercept of bombers determined to destroy the 19th Bomb Group's [Annotator...
Henry A. Tacket was a Radioman 1st Class aboard the USS Heermann (DD-532). He was a 1st Class Petty Officer. He would...
Henry Schaller's bomber [Annotator's Note: a Boeing B-17 FLying Fortress heavy bomber] flew at 23,000 feet. It was 33...
William Anderson returned to San Diego [Annotator's Note: California] on Thanksgiving Day [Annotator's Note: 22...
Harley Bridger's original crew stayed together the entire war except for the bombardier. He was a young, Jewish boy...
The first time Robert Doolan ever flew was in a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] and...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
Herbert Heilbrun did not care which theater he fought in as long as he was a part of the war. He got into training late...
Walter Nelson had a different pilot for his first raid. The pilot’s name was Lieutenant Womper [Annotators Note: unsure...
Paul J. Frisco and his fellow crewmen were not intimidated by the threat of kamikazes because of their supreme...
When Lowell Brueland changed from Mustangs [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] to...
Following Saipan, Howard Ricks and the 4th Division [Annotator's Note: Ricks was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...

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