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When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...
Horace Sharp arrived in Le Havre, France following his deployment from the United States. The town was utterly...
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
Jack Carver felt that he [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] had caught the Army flatfooted. The American...
After recovering from his wounds, John Caponigro found out that his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion...
Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Peter Harry fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Snow and winter began to set in and then the Battle of the Bulge began....
During the Battle of the Bulge, glider infantryman Clinton Riddle rode into battle on a tank during the American...
Donald Wilson and the USS Vincennes (CL-64) participated in the shore bombardment of Saipan and Tinian during the...
John Caponigro feels that the personnel who take part in war are the best human beings you can be with. There is...
[Annotator's Note: Segment begins with Sacks and the interviewer discussing the interviewee referring to his notes...
Ralph Weymouth graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1938. He was 12 years and old living in northwest Seattle in 1929...
Leroy Fadem entered the Navy's training for sea duty in July 1942. He entered Midshipman School at Colombia [Annotator'...
John Howland had taken flight courses and was ready to join the Air Force but was restricted from becoming a pilot...
Jake Ussery enlisted in Monroe, Louisiana. He was in the Navy but lived in a barracks in Monroe. He trained in a small...
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
Richard Boyd was born in November 1924 and grew up in York, Pennsylvania. During World War 2 he served in Company B,...
Archie Maltbie was called up by the air force in January 1943. After going through the selection school in order to...
When Jack Sanders decided to enlist, he knew nothing about air operations let alone how hard it was to get into the air...
Revis Dale Haslett was born in July 1922 in Brownstown, Illinois. He lived in Illinois until after he graduated high...
Anthony Varuso left New Orleans for his basic training at Naval Station Great Lakes [Annotator’s Note: near North...
Dale Peterson volunteered for the Navy and was sent for training at the Farragut Naval Training Center in Idaho. He...
John Nicholas went into the service in September 1943. His half brother George was already in the Navy. Nicholas went...
William Harvey was called to active duty in April 1941. There was the 1st Division, 2nd Division and the 6th Division [...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins in the middle of a story.] Benedict Bronder was told not to sign up as a...
William Rupp felt it was time to go into the Navy just before he reached 18 years of age. He told his parents that he...
Frank Kubiak failed his assessment examination at the Navy boot camp. He fell asleep because he had guard duty the...
Paul J. Frisco enlisted in the Navy because of his father's service during World War 1 and because of the Navy's...
George Joseph Bertucci went to San Diego, California for basic training. After three weeks, he went aboard the USS...
Howard Genrich qualified for ASTP [Annotator's Note: Army Specialized Training Program] training. Before ASTP, Genrich...
Baptiste Puissegur saw a man at Camp Beauregard that he knew from home [Annotator's Note: Puissegur had grown up on a...
Horace Sharp found himself in the Army on a troop train headed to the southeast [Annotator's Note: Sharp was inducted...
Michael Linquata went to Boston after graduation [Annotator's Note: he graduated from high school in January 1944]. He...
Joseph Medicine Crow was 98 years old at the time of the interview. His Crow Indian Tribal name was High Bird but the...

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