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Calvin Moret was born in the first house built on the square. His family would be the only black family in a...
Howard Genrich had an accident while disassembling a .50 caliber machine gun. His finger was caught in the bolt and he...
John Alison’s duties also resulted in him being a glider pilot despite never having flown one before. He flew a glider...
Richard Bennett mentioned that one incident stands out as a proud moment. Out of the 15 PT boats in the squadron [...
Joseph Arbour went on an outfit ship with 20 other boys to meet up the USS Portland (CA-33). It took 13 days to finally...
Adelaide Benjamin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1932. She had a comfortable life and enjoyed outdoor activities...
Richard Nummer was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He had five brothers and a sister, all of who were raised in...
Horace Sharp, known as Jim, was born in White City, Kansas in 1924. He lived on a farm with his parents and four...
Joseph Brannan was born in Gillett, Arkansas in 1922. Raised during the Great Depression, his father had a business in...
Jack K. Carver was born in June 1920 in Manhattan, New York City. On Sunday, 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December...
Major L. Cohn was born in Manhattan, New York in October 1927. He grew up in Brooklyn during the difficult times of the...
Manfred Klepper was born in November 1931 in Trier, Germany. The family actually lived in Maring which is about an hour...
James Melvin Crane was born in Conehatta, Mississippi in Newton County. At 15 pounds, he was the largest baby boy in...
Catherine Long was born in 1924 in Dayton, Ohio. That was the home of her mother’s family. She soon moved to Pittsburgh...
Robert Fisch was born in 1925 in Budapest, Hungary. He grew up there. His mother and father worked long hours each day...
Eva Gross was born in December 1927 in Belahavo [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling], Czechoslovakia and grew up in...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins with Paul Dietzel and the interviewer talking about LORAN and flying over the vast...
Michael Mickey Ganitch was born in November 1919 in Mogadore, Ohio. He grew up on a farm with all the associated hard...
Gail Halvorsen was born in October 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He and his family moved to Garland, Utah. He competed...
John Kerner was born in February 1919 in San Francisco, California. His family moved to Boston, Massachusetts for a...
Jack Houston was born in Rochester, New York in May 1926. His father was a foreman in a foundry and was able to...
Martin Sklar was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His father was a high school. His aunt and uncle had moved to...
Edwin Knight was born in 1923 in Washita, Arkansas. He grew up on a small farm there during the Great Depression....
John P. Laborde, Sr. was born in Marksville, Louisiana in November 1923. His father was superintendent of Avoyelles...
George Bernard Griffenhagen was in Plzen, Czechoslovakia on VE-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day], 8 May...
Murray Glass was born in 1924 in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the Bronx. His father was the manager and part owner...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
Harold Buell discusses his wartime experiences and his opinions of multiple dive bomber and fighter pilots who he flew...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the Army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
The worst part of the mission to Bremen for George Roberts was the fighters. Roberts operated his gun from the radio...
Rothacker Smith's first interrogation was not bad. At the second stop of their march, Smith and his fellow prisoners...
Norman Bussel’s first mission was with an older, experienced crew. Lieutenant Hughes was the pilot and the crew were...
Douglas Harper said that after Pearl Harbor it was believed the Fifth Column had poisoned the water supply. [Annotator'...
Robert H. "Bob" Harris loved famous world explorers as a young child and that influenced him into aeronautics at an...
Leadership attitudes in Charles McGee's unit helped to form a bond between the men. McGee's first flight was in the PT-...
George Peto served in the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He spent 32 months overseas and...

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