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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....
A lot Darrell Welch's colleagues [Annotator’s Note: fellow fighter pilots] did not make it. Some wound up in prison...
In England, Darrell Welch worked with the British. They told them the enemy was tough. The British had gotten Spitfires...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Kneflin was a tail gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortressvery heavy bomber in the 53rd...
[Annotator's Note: Alice Howie's husband was killed in an aerial dogfight in Europe and was buried by a French prisoner...
James Morehead discusses his aerial victory while he was on an escort mission over Romania. He saw two planes that...
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...
Carl Rieman said if the planes could have carried more ammunition, he could have gotten more enemy kills. The Japanese...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
On 22 December [Annotator's Note: 22 December 1941], James Morehead headed south from San Francisco, California for...
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...
John Symons had basic training at Jefferson Barracks [Annotator's Note: Jefferson Barracks Military Post, Lemay,...
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...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Darrell Welch about his first victory against a German aircraft.] He got him...
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...
Philip Whitman flew a mission to Blechhammer, Germany and they hit bad weather. They got into the clear and a pilot...
[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...

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