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They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
Robert Leroy Shirkey and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 158th Regimental Combat Team] began...
Robert Leroy Shirkey was selected to join the Alamo Scouts [Annotator's Note: 6th Army Special Reconnaissance Unit] in...
Freeman Dyson saw Albert Einstein while he was at Princeton [Annotator's Note: located in Princeton, New Jersey]....
[Annotator's Note: Alfred Taddeo served in the Navy as a fighter pilot aboard the USS Nassau (CVE-16) in the Aleutian...
Herndon Inge, Junior heard scuttlebutt [Annotator's Note: a period slang term for a rumor] that the Americans were...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
Herbert W. Ridyard was in high school when he listened to President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano...
John S. Johnson and the Marines on Wake Island continued to be bombed daily by the Japanese after the enemy ships had...
Marthe Cohn and her whole group went to Quang Tri [Annotator's Note: Quang Tri Province, Vietnam; then French Indochina...
Lloyd Duncan had a few exciting experiences. After a flight out over the Atlantic the pilot lost manifold pressure and...
Around the time of the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter Offensive...
During the 13 months that Richard McEwen was in combat, he described the Japanese activity where he was as a "backup...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams is a World War 2 veteran of the 101st Airborne Division and jumped into Normandy...
Harold Ronson experienced one of the most anti-Semitic incidents in his life going into Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note:...
Allen Pedersen and his company [Annotator's Note: 476th Ordnance Evacuation Company] were recovering American tanks and...
William Epperson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
Felix Polito participated in the Battle at Anzio. The 101st went in and had 165 men but only 5 or 6 survived. They were...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
Lester Hull does not recall when the German counterattack began. He remembers that while the battle lasted for six...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
On 7 December 1941, Benjamin Albert Glusing was at Camp Bowie [Annotator’s Note: in Brownwood, Texas] without an...
After getting the alert prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor that Hawaii may be invaded by sea, Clarence Herbert...
There were two things about a boat of the type [Annotator's Note: Motor Torpedo Boat, or PT-Boat] that Thomas D....
Robert Villars received his boot camp training in San Diego. He nearly got into trouble for pilfering a lemon pie...
After enlisting in the Army Air Corps, Frank Dolsen was sent to Jefferson Barrack in St. Louis, Missouri [Annotator's...
Richard Baile was given a rigid physical which was going well until they gave him the color blind test again. This time...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hissing noise throughout this clip.] In headquarters [Annotator's Note: Headquarters...
James Fitzmorris was inducted into the Army in New Orleans, Louisiana and sent to Camp Beauregard [Annotator's Note: in...
Simon Braitman was in the Army in Dachau, Germany. He knew he had an uncle in the same situation as him. He was going...
[Annotator's Note: There is a lot of background noise in this interview.] Edith Vancheri [Annotator's Note: an Army...
Cecil K. Bell was sent to Fort Sill [Annotator's Note: in Lawton, Oklahoma] for his basic training and then to Camp...
John M. Roberts grew up wanting to go to school with his older brother so his mother lied to get him in. He caught up...
William Pena traveled on the Queen Elizabeth over to England where he was given lots of food. Only one day he remembers...
Peter Somogyi arrived in mid-afternoon in the cattle cars [Annotator's Note: after a horrible three day journey in a...

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