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[Annotator's Note: Dr. Roscoe Brown served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot in the 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter...
Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
Palermo, Messina and Sicily [Annotator's Note: all in Italy] were very severe targets for Jack Buckner due to the...
Rollins Rosenzweig departed California aboard the carrier [Annotator's Note: Rosenzweig was a radioman and gunner on a...
As a member of a new P-47 [Annotator's Note: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter aircraft] fighter group [Annotator's...
When Robert Liles arrived in China, he and the other pilots lived in hostels. They also had Chinese room boys that took...
On 11 December 1941, Charles Harrison was at Toki Point, which had a panoramic view, and could see five ships...
Prior to becoming the postmaster, Walter Bowsher had manned three inch antiaircraft guns. He was familiar with those...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
Chester Strunk and his crewmates who were originally assigned together had flown with separate crews until they were...
In August 1944, Archie Maltbie had a mission against a bridge across the Seine River. Fragments of German units were...
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...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
Donald Strait's first victory came when he was escorting B-17s [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy...
Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down by MiG-15s [Annotator's Note: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, NATO name: Fagot] over...
James Armstrong had bailed out of his B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber], which was shot...
Teddy Kirkpatrick continues recounting several of the missions he flew as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying...
Joseph Venerloh remembered the attack on the Siegfried line, which was numerous amounts of pill boxes staggered around...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about Jack Buckner's last mission as a bombardier.] They would wake up around...
[Annotators Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
Anthony Varuso thought highly of the natives on the island of New Guinea. Even though their clothing was minimal, they...
Bryan’s preference for aircraft depended on where he was. The P-47 was a great aircraft at low level. The P-51 was a...
Lloyd Guillory had two eventful missions he would never forget. On a mission before he reached Ie-Shima, Guillory flew...
Theodore Finkbeiner [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd...
Jack Lengsfield says that although he thought about the moral implications of bombing cities, he had no qualms and...
Darold Rice remembers that the night of June 5th they heard the engines suddenly roar louder than they had ever heard...
During one impending Japanese air raid, John Alison jumped into the group commander's upgraded airplane and immediately...
William Dabney and his fellow soldiers tried to enjoy themselves whenever they could. They would engage in activities...
This action was the one during which Robert Liles got his first confirmed kill. It was a Zero [Annotator's Note:...
In late January or early February [Annotator’s Note: late January or early February 1945] the Battle of the Bulge ended...
Paul Bosworth was on a bombing mission just west of Dresden [Annotator's Note: Dresden, Germany]. They would normally...
Wallace Jeffery arrived in Scotland and was transported by train to his new camp in England. He stayed there for four...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...

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