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Donald W. Bertino fired his 90mm [Annotator's Note: 90mm antiaircraft gun] first in Dinant, Belgium. It was a hurry up...
Ora Hicks treated injured soldiers using physiotherapy [Annotator's Note: disease treatment by means other than drugs...
When Orville Carroll arrived at Northwest Field on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], the Marines had...
Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
George Joseph Sullivan spent six months in a hospital at home after he got back. The diet was one of the bad things. He...
If it was at night and he had to fly, William Martin would be awakened 30 minutes before. They would go and get their...
Raymond Cauble stayed in Italy until after Japan surrendered [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945...
After Erik Johnsen graduated from his final training at Kings Point, [Annotator's Note: US Merchant Marine Academy,...
On one mission, Bernard Smith's aircraft was taking off and the left wing began to dip. He got frightened and they hit...
Raymond Cauble got a long leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time] when he returned...
They [Annotator's Note: Robert Jones and his fellow aviation cadets at Maxwell Field, Alabama] did a lot of night...
John Bellecci completed engineering training at Clemson [Annotator’s Note: Clemson College in South Carolina]. He...
John Arch McGill traveled in a boxcar across the top of North Africa to Bizerte [Annotator's Note: Bizerte, Tunisia]....
[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
Burt Richard Sadler remained on the ship all night. The next day, he heard the anchor rise, and the ship went into the...
The barracks were about two or three miles from the fields. Sometimes John Symons walked there. They had A, B, and C...
[Annotator's Note: There is a sound of a clock ticking in the background]. After being assigned to an air crew, Chester...
During his time in the China-Burma-India Campaign, John Hever rarely had contact with the local adults; but he did...
Madeleine Peters remembers the Allies landing in France [Annotator's Note: The Normandy D-Day invasion began the...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
Orrin Welty describes some of the differences between flying the B-17s [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress...
The housing at Henry Sherman Fouts' base was very primitive. He slept on a canvas cot and had only a couple of blankets...
During the 13 months that Richard McEwen was in combat, he described the Japanese activity where he was as a "backup...
Philip Dunford feels the Japanese were very capable fighters, but were also very cruel. What they did to an American...
Calvin Elliott decided he wanted to try and be an airplane pilot. He was fascinated by the B-25s [Annotator's Note:...
The location Gordon Higgins was sent for occupation duty was at Dachau, near Munich, Germany. There were 10,000 German...
Helen Gagel was sent to Texas to an Army Hospital at Fort Brooke, Texas. She was sent from there to Chickasha, Oklahoma...
Wallace Yip, Sr. went to England and the Germans were sending the V-bombs [Annotator's Note: V1 Buzz Bomb, V-1 pulse...
Norris Bucksell and the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry Division, crossed the Arno River in Italy. There...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
Selwyn Gilmore and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 52nd Bombardment Squadron, 29th Bombardment Group, 314th Bombardment...
Vernon Tweedt got his artillery training at Camp Edwards [Annotator's Note: in Cape Cod, Massachusetts]. There were...
Nolan Albarado was in the Army but was cooking for the Navy in Hawaii. He returned home to the United States in 1943...
Whenever the 939th Field Artillery Unit [Annotator's Note: 939th Field Artillery Battalion] moved, Chafer Honea and C...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Purvis was assigned to the USS Snowden (DE-246), a brand new destroyer escprt.] After they...

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