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Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
If it was at night and he had to fly, William Martin would be awakened 30 minutes before. They would go and get their...
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...
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...
[Annotator's Note: James Kemp McLaughlin flew 39 missions during two combat tours in Europe in Boeing B-17 Flying...
The barracks were about two or three miles from the fields. Sometimes John Symons walked there. They had A, B, and C...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
We [Annotator's Note: the United States] were fire-bombing Japan with 800 B-29s [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29...
[Annotator's Note: John Stiles was stationed on Okinawa, Japan with Marine Fighting Squadron 312 (VMF-312) when the...
After Ted Wiebe was in the squadron [Annotator's Note: Torpedo Squadron 2 (VT-2) flying from the USS Lexington (CV-2)]...
Herbert Stern and his men were training every day during occupation duty, as they were convinced they were going to be...
Chester Brewer joined the Army Air Corps and was sent to Midland-Odessa [Annotator's Note: Midland-Odessa, Texas] and...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
William Albright got along well with this crew. There were two or three of them who did things together. They were the...
Harry Carlson's training at Langley Field [Annotator's Note: Langley Field in Newport News, Virginia, now Langley Air...
Along with his fellow refugees, Robert Sweatt was taken under guard to London, England. A bombardier from his squadron...
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
A mission to Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin, Germany] is the one that stands out in Daniel Samuelson's mind the most...
Donald Dean Paynter attended basic training in Houston, Texas. He just remembers it being physical and he got a lot of...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts abruptly.] In December 1944, Carl Beck was 19 years old and had just gotten...
Ben Steele had not eaten in three days when he was captured. He was captured after walking out in front of an enemy...
When general quarters were announced, Francis Borrell had to be in his position as fast as possible. He would sit at...

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