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Even after losing his brother Edwin McAuliffe still wanted to serve. He wanted to fly but never did. He later went into...
Henry Bourgeois' first air to air combat was over Bougainville. When the dive bombers went into their dive, the entire...
Dell Lauderdale had been to Japan twice and Korea once before his next assignment which was finally back to the United...
Donald Scholle was proud to have served on the USS Spadefish (SS-411). He did not like the second skipper who drove the...
Rosemary Fagot would not go into the u-boat [Annotator's Note: German submarine] because she is claustrophobic. [...
The smell over Tokyo during that night bombing mission [Annotator's Note: the 24 and 25 May 1945 fire bombing mission]...
[Annotator's Note: George Roberts served in the USAAF as a radio operator and gunner aboard Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress...
Kaliste Saloom and his Counter Intelligence Corps, or CIC, detachment was assigned to Allied headquarters in Algiers...
George Peto served with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World...
Harold Whitaker went overseas in 1949. He was at Johnson Air Force Base in Japan when the Korean War began. After the...
William Winter recognized during his OCS [Annotator's Note: officer candidate school] class how important education was...
[Annotators Note: Robert Walter was a platoon sergeant in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th...
Ralph Hopkins felt people thought that World War 1 was the war to end all wars. Yet, there will always be someone like...
Dell Lauderdale was on a ship for 14 days en route to Japan. He woke up and saw little people scurrying around and...
Calvin Moret saw about half of his Tuskegee flight class dropout of training. That was about on par with that of the...
Besides the flag raising, Dave Severance's most vivid memory was the loss of troops. They knew that the Japanese were...
Charles Moore was stationed in Orleans, France at the end of the war. He enjoyed the experience there. He had a...
John Poole was in Innsbruck for a couple of weeks [Annotator's Note: following the German surrender on 8 May 1945]. It...
Fredrick Hollis did not witness much family talk about the conflict during World War 2. Some of his relatives served in...

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