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Fred L. Keller, Jr. says that most of the kamikazes they experiences off the coast of Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
Ralph Hopkins participated in the battle of Okinawa [Annotator's Note: while aboard the USS Louisville (CA-28)]. It was...
Jack Gutman said that because there were so many, the wounded were taken off Okinawa and brought back to various ships...
Vernon Cummings' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Indiana (BB-58)] stayed in formation with the carriers until 1 April 1945...
Thomas Edgar Morgan, Sr. was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division and sent to Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa, Japan...
John Campbell was on the SS Thomas Pollock, the SS O. Henry, and the SS Jubal A. Early. One they called the bushel...
Robert Brant and his ship made it to Kyushu, Japan after hitting a typhoon in the Pacific. Brant recalled having ill...
Flying combat air patrols out of Guam, John Reeder flew missions of two hours duration every day during daylight hours...
Thomas Tizzard was on the USS Denver (CL-58) at Bougainville, covering the landing troops. They would bombard the...
On several occasions, Robert Lents and his fellow prisoners outmaneuvered their Japanese captors. [Annotator's Note:...
Carlos Reed was sent to New Guinea in 1944. He was assigned to the 6th Infantry Division as a replacement. After the...
After Pearl Harbor, Donald Witmer's next destination was Eniwetok Atoll. When they arrived, there were no Japanese...
[Annotator's Note: Someone off camera interjects at various points.] As his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Suwannee (...
Arthur Davis was born in March 1920 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from Tulane University, he was an...
Earl Erion was at a rehabilitation camp in England after D-Day. That was prior to being sent to Glasgow for his trip...
After the clean-up of Pearl Harbor, John Cassidy chose to stay in the Pacific on the USS Vincennes (CA-44) which...
Jack Raskoph was not much help in the radio room. He was a Radioman 3rd Class. His channel was operated by the British...
[Annotator's Note: The beginning of this clip is a continuation of a previous discussion on the Pearl Harbor attack;...
When the USS Foote (DD-511) got to Pearl Harbor, Wilbur Rogers remembered they stripped the 20mm off its fan tail and...
Harper Gruber described the crew as being divided between the dark crew - motor macs [Annotator's Note: motor machinist...
David Yoho remembers the huge fleet off Okinawa and the explosion of an ammunition ship. It had been attacked by a...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) performed picket duty after the war ended. His destroyer was on watch to...
Robert Oplinger did not want to stay in the Navy after the war. He would regret that later. He did stay in the reserves...
When the war ended, Marvin Hill was still serving in the Pacific, and was sent first to Darian, Manchuria to assist in...
Vincent DeSalvo was with the Air Transport Command in Kanchipuram, India when he heard the news of the atomic bombs...
David Harvey was born in September 1926. [Annotator's Note: Harvey says he was born "around here" but the town name is...
Fred L. Keller, Jr. helped load bombs on torpedo planes, TBMs [Annotator's Note: Keller served as an ordnanceman aboard...
Donald Stratton went to Corona, California towards the end of 1942. He was there for a couple months before he was...
Douglas Harper went to Port Hueneme, California and was assigned to an ACORN unit. [Annotator's Note: ACORN is an...
Firman Balza was transferred off the ship on 7 April 1944, and watched the Maryland [Annotator's Note: USS Maryland (BB...
John Nicholas fought in World War 2 because the guys before him had signed up so he had to do so also. He had to fight...
Emmett Guderian's Navy career gave him all kinds of new experiences, from world travel to intense emotions. He...
Reflecting on his most outstanding memory of World War 2, John Cassidy said it was surviving the Kamikaze attacks in...
Warren Schmitt had negative feelings about the Japanese before and during the war. The kamikazes had no respect for...
C. Charles Collie remembers the typhoon of 18 and 19 December 1944 as being his most memorable experience in World War...
Garland Virgil Longhoffer did have contact with civilians. During mopping up [Annotator's Note: cleaning up missions]...

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