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Paul Bosworth was sent to Flagstaff, Arizona for training. He started shooting up all of the beautiful cactuses there....
Norman Hatch [Annotator's Note: a photographer in the 2nd Marine Division] was stationed in New Zealand. They portioned...
Darrell D. Gust's squadron [Annotator's Note: 358th Bombardment Squadron, 303rd Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force] spent...
After a 30 day leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time], during which Alvin Callender...
Thomas Tizzard was assigned to the USS Helena (CL-50) and sent to Nouméa, New Caledonia. A person had told him the...
Robert Lewis Beilman enlisted into the Army with the hopes of being accepted into ASTP [Annotator's Note: Army...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Purvis was assigned to the USS Snowden (DE-246), a brand new destroyer escprt.] After they...
Robert Villars was assigned to the SS Grant Wood which was built in Jacksonville, Florida. After the shakedown cruise,...
Robert D. Shaner made a trip to the Lingayen Gulf [Annotator's Note: Lingayen Gulf, Philippines aboard the USS LST-475...
James Connelly made landings on Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal Campaign, 7 August 1942 to 9 February 1943;...
[Annotator's Note: Marvin Tyson served in the Navy aboard the USS LSM-270, the lead landing ship, for the invasion of...
Robert Prince was in San Fernando Sur, north of Manila [Annotator’s Note: Manila, Luzon, Philippines], close to Clark...
William Cart was on Majuro [Annotator's Note: Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands] when he heard about the atomic bombs...
Donald Lindquist, of the US Merchant Marine, was likely in Ulithi or the Philippines, when the United States dropped...
Joe G. Casillas left Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan with 1st Platoon, Company E, 307th Infantry Regiment,...
On 7 December 1941 [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941] at six o'clock in...
Edward Stone began his morning duty [Annotator’s Note: 7 December 1941 aboard the USS Pyro (AE-1) in Pearl Harbor] with...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. was stationed at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, and vividly remembers the attack. He was slated to...
Ewalt "Walt" Shatz was assigned to the USS Patterson (DD-392) docked in Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor,...
Alfred Rodrigues identified Japanese aircraft by the large circles on their wings. It was Sunday and he had just sat...
Battle Malone Barksdale was married to his wife Grace for 66 years. They were married on 29 August 1939. After they...
Nolan Albarado went to basic training in San Diego, California. From there his unit [Annotator's Note: 133rd...
Donald Long completed his radio training at Alameda and was transferred by ship to Pearl Harbor as part of VP-12 [...
James Ramage was at Pearl Harbor when the Battle of Midway took place. He was not aboard ship at the time. The...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) accompanied a Task Force that included the USS Franklin (CV-13) offshore of...
Carl Rieman said if the planes could have carried more ammunition, he could have gotten more enemy kills. The Japanese...
Joseph Richard went to T-Unit [Annotator's Note : Task Unit; unit or formation that works on a single defined task or...
Paul Lefever related in depth his mission to destroy a well protected V-2 rocket manufacturing site in Stettin [...
The following morning, Leon Williamson was sent to attack two heavy cruisers west of Midway Island [Annotator's Note:...
Lewis Thomas Easterling remarked that his fighter group [Annotator's Note: 365th Fighter Squadron, 358th Fighter Group...
While moving towards New Georgia [Annotator's Note: New Georgia, Solomon Islands], Theodore M. "Ted" Robinson's boat [...
[Annotator's Note: James Billingsley was treated for a shrapnel wound at Parañaque, Philippines and sent back to his...
Herbert W. Ridyard arrived at battalion headquarters prior to the advance on Sinz, Germany and was sent to find a...
When Donald Hoff's pilot [Annotator's Note: US Navy Ensign J.C. Dexter] pulled up from his dive, he pulled up so hard...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped plan and execute the raid on the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon...
Anthony Varuso and the PT boats [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo boats] in his squadron [Annotator’s Note: Motor...

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