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[Annotator's Note: Norman Hatch served as a combat cameraman with the 5th Marine Division on Iwo Jima.] On Iwo Jima,...
On D plus 2 [Annotator's Note: two days after landing day], they [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Charles Davis then went to Kula Gulf. [Annotator's Note: The Battle of Kula Gulf took place in the early hours of 6...
Harold G. Cowart trained on an M1 rifle [Annotator's Note: .30 caliber M1 semi-automatic rifle, also known as the M1...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
[Annotator's Note: Meda Royce Hall is difficult to understand throughout this segment.] Hall and his squadron [...
[Annotator's Note: Orville Bethard served in the Navy as an Electrician’s Mate aboard USS Midway (CVE-63), renamed USS...
During the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were part of Task Group 38.2 under Admiral...
Michael Mickey Ganitch was aboard the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) during the fight for the Marshall Islands. The ship's...
Robert Bassemir fought in a big battle at mountain town called Lucherberg [Annotator's Note: Lucherberg, Germany with...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
While in Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii] after the battle [Annotator's Note: [Annotator’s Note:...
Gene Alair was assigned to a Transport Division Staff, CTD8, as a flag secretary and navigator aboard the USS Astoria (...
While in Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii], Victor Yost helped clean the ship. When at sea, Yost...
While working in the photo lab [Annotator's Note: aboard the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-5)], William Roy had no...
Marvin Westcott was aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) while she earned nine battle stars supporting the USS Enterprise (CV-...
Leon Williamson believed the PBYs [Annotator's Note: Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat] did a good job locating the...
Bill Norberg [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6)] was glad to see the Yorktown [Annotator's Note: USS...
In the Marshalls [Annotator's Note: Marshall Islands] and Gilberts [Annotator's Note: Gilbert Islands], enough planes...
Vernon Micheel first flew with the whole air group on the morning of 4 June [Annotator's Note: Battle of Midway, 4 to 7...
Melvin Munch stopped at Guam en route to Okinawa. He was concerned about the requirements of going into a war zone. He...
Arthur Jackson's first contact with the enemy on Okinawa was during a patrol. He volunteered for everything. He was...
William Lee Barnes does not remember seeing the island of Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan], but he does...
On 1 April 1945, James Stewart Rosenbaum, and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th...
When general quarters were announced, Francis Borrell had to be in his position as fast as possible. He would sit at...
The Japanese had done a real job of planting all kinds of explosives [Annotator's Note: on Peleliu]. Arthur Jackson...
William Darling [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] arrived at...
Vernon Henry Moret's division [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry...
[Annotator's Note: A person off screen interjects throughout interview.] There were big rainstorms while there [...
Fortunately, the boat Michael Mervosh was in did not get hit [Annotator's Note: by Japanese artillery fire during the...
Albert G. Sutcliffe and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) and the HMAS Perth ran into a Japanese landing force late on the night of 28...

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