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Arriving in October 1944, Aubrey Bradley was assigned to the 401st Bombardment Group [Annotator's Note: 613th...
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...
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...
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...
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],...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
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...
[Annotator's Note: This clip starts with Floyd Horne discussing the bad reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder medium...
The young George Morgan enjoyed baseball as a fan and player. In 1942 or 1943, Branch Rickey became general manager of...
Floyd Fogg is a deacon of his church, and he is thankful that God was with him on Iwo Jima, and is with him still. His...
Thomas Ballew served in headquarters [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] handling finance and...
When he left Hammond in mid 1943, Frank Patti went to Camp Beauregard in Alexandria, Louisiana, where he was issued...
When the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to...
Allen Horton reported aboard the USS Nevada (BB-36), and a fellow Princeton acquaintance helped him settle into...
Basil Woolf joined the British Navy in May 1941. He was called up in October 1941 and his parents had a fit. His father...
Walter Bowsher joined the Marines and went to boot camp in San Diego. He attended sea school there and then was...
Forrest Villarrubia volunteered for the Marines the day after his high school graduation. His mother would not sign for...
Henry Bourgeois was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He first flew when he was about seven years old. After...

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