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Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
Thomas Murphy was drafted into the Army on 8 June [Annotators Note: 8 June 1944]. His father had worked as the...
One of the chiefs saw Jack Yusen again at the opening of the Taffy 3 memorial and asked Yusen if he remembered him....
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
Thomas Tizzard was aboard the USS Denver (CL-58) when it went into dry dock to be repaired after being torpedoed. The...
Peter Harry has bad dreams about the war. He goes to meetings and they talk about the Battle of the Bulge and that...
When they reached the field hospital, Edmund Durocher was put on a stretcher in the mortar platoon area. At the bottom...
After a narrow escape from a deadly Japanese ambush, and a tragic friendly fire casualty that night, William Garbo and...
George Spera's first wound in combat was a small injury to his left hand in November [Annotator's Note: November 1944...
[Annotator's Note: James Goodrich served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gun section leader in the 27th Marine...
There was a lot of segregation at the beginning but Lavenia Breaux had the impression that it eased up. Breaux believes...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] When the war...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
Warren Nolan went to Pearl Harbor aboard a Navy troop transport ship. It took about six days to get there. He was then...
In addition to class learning, such as communication and radio navigation, Maynard David and the other cadets learned...
Freeman Dyson's friend Michael Laughlin [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] had been his roommate prior to going...
Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
John Howland and his B-17 bomber crewmates were assigned to the 381st Bomb Group based at Ridgewell, England. They...
The night the USS Catoctin (AGC-5) was hit by the bomb, Howard Fox was on the bridge, copying messages and reading...
When David Yoho went through boot camp, it was great except for his troubled background. He kept getting into trouble...
Joseph Orlando enlisted as a Marine and describes Basic Training as six weeks of close-order drill and pure nonsense...
Jimmie Dyer entered the service in March 1944 after making a deal with his mother to finish high school. He was sworn...
The training Marines receive is to make sure that they are always ready. After boot camp, Keith Renstrom went into...
Benjamin Carson assessed the battle for Bougainville to be unique in the sense that the intent was not to capture the...
James Salerno cannot remember a lot of things that happened during the war. He does remember that there was a lot of...
Claude Shannahan joined the 3rd Marines [Annotator's Note: 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division]. He went with the...
Henry Muller was in Papua New Guinea undergoing intensive training. Shortly after arriving, Muller was concerned about...
[Annotators Note: William Guarnere was a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,...
John Singlaub was asked by OSS [Annotator's Note: Office of Strategic Services, pre-runner of the Central Intelligence...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
Richard Baile's crew all thought alike. They were optimistic. None of them thought they would be shot down. Baile does...
At Sioux City, the ground crew was completing their training and going on last leaves. One day, the first sergeant...
They [Annotator's Note: John Sacks and his fellow newly liberated prisoners from Stalag Luft I] were flown to an...
Frank H. O'Leary and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division]...
Joseph Goble comments on Major Rogers [Annotator's Note: US Marine Corps Major Otho Rogers, commanding officer of the...

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