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Archie Kelley thought much more time was going by than really was [Annotator's Note: onboard the now-torpedoed USS West...
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...
On 16 April [Annotator's Note: 16 April 1945], the Third Fleet was off the coast of Japan and sent planes out to hit...
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...
Hersey Goodwin and the gunners spent a lot of time with flight recognition. When the plane flew into the one in front,...
Cosmo Uttero was in H Company [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry...
Walter Nelson had a different pilot for his first raid. The pilot’s name was Lieutenant Womper [Annotators Note: unsure...
Charles Wesley Borders retired from the United States Air Force on 1 September 1971. He got to be a Wing Commander...
Arthur Smith did not burden his children with World War 2. It became current in his life as a result of his youngest...
Paul J. Frisco and his fellow crewmen were not intimidated by the threat of kamikazes because of their supreme...
Lloyd Geist's first mission was a sweep over France on 1 May 1944. The mission was uneventful. Geist recalled that he...
On William Fili's first mission to Ploesti [Annotator's Note: Ploesti, Romania] on 5 April 1944, his was the only crew...
Ubert Labat remembers a time in Belgium when he was scouting and turned a corner to face a machine gun and three...
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,...
Charles Struble [Annotator's Note: of the 421st Bombardment Squadron, 504th Bombardment Group, 20th Air Force]...
Herbert Gross has a vivid memory of an experience with the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy...
Edward Stone and his submarine [Annotator’s Note: USS Bumper (SS-333)] deployed to the Southwest Pacific after a 30 day...
Theodore Vallas was a member of Torpedo Squadron 7 serving as a navigator and bombardier [Annotator's Note: flying from...
Donald Witmer recalls that toward the end of the campaign [Annotator's Note: the Okinawa Campaign], scuttlebutt had it...
Stewart Bass participated in the sinking of the Japanese battleship Yamato on 7 April 1945. Weather conditions were not...
There were roughly 36 planes in each mission from the base [Annotator's Note: Royal Air Force Thurleigh in Thurleigh,...
Floyd Horne flew a lot of missions before his D-Day missions [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Keller's wife assists him throughout the interview as he had a stroke and has trouble...
When Darrell D. Gust concluded his 12 weeks of training at Santa Ana [Annotator's Note: Santa Ana Army Air Base in...
Sandford Robert Willford [Annotator's Note: a flying instructor with the US Army Air Forces] was sent to school to...
The morning after Donald Hoff [Annotator's Note: a rear seat gunner and radio operator on Douglas SBD Dauntless dive...
Virgil Clayton Moen was trained in gliders in the Army Air Corps. Many guys died in glider crashes because they were...
Gale Ammerman went to England just after Christmas 1943. He went to Scotland first. He about froze to death even...
Donald Evans docked in Mers-el-Kebir [Annotator's Note: Mers-el-Kébir, Oran, Algeria] in North Africa. They were told...
[Annotator's Note: Edna Davis served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.] Everybody liked the AT-6 [...
Donald Albert Carlson had two unfortunate experiences in his overseas training [Annotator's Note: at Tonopah Army...
Bryce Jordan always wanted to be a flight instructor. He knew his advanced instructor could fly much better than him....
Vernon Micheel sailed on a freighter manned by a crew from Ceylon [Annotator's Note: now Sri Lanka, November 1942]. He...
Alexander Jefferson traveled from Walterboro [Annotator's Note: Walterboro Army Airfield, Walterboro, South Carolina]...

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