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Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
Thomas W. Gillette moved from Bath, Maine to Hawaii [Annotator's Note: in 1940 to live with his sister, Lydia Grant...
When Orville Carroll arrived at Northwest Field on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], the Marines had...
Jeannine Burk [Annotator's Note: nee Jeannine Rafalowicz] was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1939. Her parents had two...
When he was told that he would be trained aboard ship as a gunner, Robert Fitz was "mystified." He arrived at the main...
In early June [Annotator's Note: June 1944] Edward Driscoll's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Franklin (CV-13)] was held in...
Rollins Rosenzweig departed California aboard the carrier [Annotator's Note: Rosenzweig was a radioman and gunner on a...
Fred Bronfin adjusted easily to military life but felt he was losing time in his career. To differentiate between...
One day before James Siracuse got to fly solo, one of his instructors showed him a maneuver that he said he should not...
William Darling [Annotator's Note: with Company K, 3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division] made fire...
On 28 August 1945, John Hever was sent by plane to Shanghai, China to work with the 10th Air Force that had taken over...
Ogden Saik had a few other items he wanted to cover. He said he considered himself a member of the "Poor Man's Navy."...
The barracks were about two or three miles from the fields. Sometimes John Symons walked there. They had A, B, and C...
John Arthur Stege flew across the Atlantic to England then on to Gibraltar and to North Africa [Annotator's Note: as a...
During his time in the China-Burma-India Campaign, John Hever rarely had contact with the local adults; but he did...
Jeannine Burk's mother died in February [Annotator's Note: 1950] and the trip to New York was in May. The purpose of...
About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
Philip Dunford feels the Japanese were very capable fighters, but were also very cruel. What they did to an American...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
Newlyweds, Shirley Sandy Schulman, and Hyman parted ways at a train station. Schulman headed home to Brooklyn [...
Edward E. Boyles remembered that there was always pranks going on between the Army and the Navy. Boyles remembered one...
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: that Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941],...
Wallace Yip, Sr. went to England and the Germans were sending the V-bombs [Annotator's Note: V1 Buzz Bomb, V-1 pulse...
Thomas Francis Schicker heard that they changed course four different times [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS General...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
When Alfred Dearman got to Japan, he went to a replacement depot. He waited around there with his friend he had gone to...
Selwyn Gilmore and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 52nd Bombardment Squadron, 29th Bombardment Group, 314th Bombardment...
After leaving the Wahoo [Annotator's Note: USS Wahoo (SS-238)], James Allen was transferred to the USS Sperry (AS-12)....
[Annotator's Note: John Stiles was stationed on Okinawa, Japan with Marine Fighting Squadron 312 (VMF-312) when the...
Samson Alexander was at the Lincoln Theater when he heard of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. They showed pictures...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
When Charles Wesley Borders was not flying, he had some reading material and records. They would also play ball. There...
A mission over the road leading out of Remagen [Annotator's Note: Remagen, Germany] proved problematic for Robert...
Ray Fitzgerald was right behind the pilot and copilot in the top turret in the B-24 [Annotator's Note: he was the...
Claud Neal Fristoe, Jr. and his crew mates used skip bombing [Annotator's Note: a low level bombing technique that...
[Annotator's Note: This clip starts with Floyd Horne discussing the bad reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder medium...

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