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Jack Rolfson remembered there was a time when his squadron [Annotator's Note: 427th Bombardment Squadron, 303rd...
Charles McGee liked the P-51 [Annotator's Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] because it had more speed...
[Annotator's Note: Herbert Heilbrun is showing a photograph of Lyle Pearson, a squadronmate of Heilbrun's, and himself...
Lisle Neher took part in all five of the fire bomb mission. On those missions they would fly between 300 feet and 700...
Dr. Roscoe Brown's first mission was to a target in Austria. All of the mission targets looked the same from 25,000...
In late October 1944, while flying a combat mission, Walter Douglas witnessed an air collision. Two B-17s [Annotator's...
[Annotators Note: Robert Freligh served as a TBF and TBM Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13, VT13,...
In early March [Annotator's Note: March 1944] Harold Shook went on a special mission to bring three guys up to New York...
Alvin Callender was based at Shrewsbury, England, and he recalled one afternoon when the sky filled with Spitfires [...
Louis Zamperini thought that the mission [Annotator's Note: to bomb Wake Island] was a piece of cake because they were...
Stewart Bass flew off the Lexington [Annotator's Note: USS Lexington (CV-16)] to the Japanese home islands over Tokyo...
In 1944, Kenneth A. Lafleur and the 22nd Bombardment Group, 5th Air Force were sent to an airfield in Finschhafen, New...
John W. Towle was stationed at Rattlesden, England. There are reunions with veterans of the 448th held in Rattlesden....
Cyril Buchert was stationed on Biak. He was overseas for a full year. He saw few locals except when he was in Manila en...
Jack Sanders had the opportunity to take leave in London and some of the other towns of England while he was stationed...
George Hardy flew out of Ramitelli [Annotator's Note: Ramitelli, Italy]. They would take off to the east, out over the...
On arrival in San Francisco, California, James Morehead reported to headquarters, and didn't like the planes he would...
Paul Hissey flew P-38s [Annotator's Note: Lockheed P-38 Lighting fighter aircraft] during his time in Europe. He...
The war in Europe had ended, but the war in the Pacific continued. The Allies were supporting Chiang Kai-Shek [...
Robert Swan and the other officers in his squadron, Patrol Squadron 44 or VP-44, did everything underground while they...
George Hardy retired from the Air Force in 1971. He did fly in Vietnam. The AC-119 [Annotator's Note: Fairchild C-119...
In the early part of 1943, Robert H. "Bob" Harris volunteered for overseas duty. In June he was finally shipped out....
During the two years Robert Liles was in China the supply situation improved a little. They were able to get more...
Darrell Welch was assigned to the 1st Fighter Group [Annotator's Note: 27th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group]. There...
John Alison flew with Tex Hill [Annotator's Note: later Brigadier General David Lee Hill, known as Tex to friends and...
James McDermott considered the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress the best airplane there was. He did not like the B-24 [...
Cyril Buchert as well as all the units flying off the island [Annotator's Note: New Guinea] were referred to as the "...
Jack Rolfson did not like the missions where he had to go behind enemy lines. When he was in the service, the Army...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Kneflin was sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi for combat engineer training, which he did not...
John Elliott said he was very lucky to have had an excellent crew. On one night mission, they were going up to about 4,...
David Foerster got his wings at Pensacola [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida]. He went to...
Samuel Jenkins remembers the raid on Hammelburg. [Annotator's Note: The Hammelburg Raid or Task Force Baum was the...
Leon Griffith was unloading mules [Annotator's Note: as part of the 98th Field Artillery Battalion] and the Japanese...
Abner Aust was born in Scooba, Mississippi. He took civilian pilot training in college. When he finished he went to...
Samuel Malta voyaged from New Zealand to New Caledonia. He imbibed a potent whiskey while at Nouméa. Missing his ride...
Francis Dymnicki flew missions from France against Germany. There were few days off because of the perilous times. When...

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