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Basil Woolf was in London for some of the German bombing. He was home on leave and found his fiancé in an air raid...
Robert Max transferred to Ohio University for his sophomore year of college because the commute was easier and the...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
Antoinette Underwood signed up for the Army a day or two after Pearl Harbor. She had to go to West Point for an...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
During one mission when Lowell Brueland escorted allied bombers over Berlin, a flight of eight JU-88s [Annotator’s Note...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
Blanche Marie (Gregory) Barnes Gangwere was born in 1918 in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up near Northeast High...
Dell Lauderdale was 18 years old and working on the family farm for his father when he decided to join the Marines [...
James Crane’s brother was taken prisoner by the Germans [Annotator’s Note: after being shot down over the Ploesti...
Max Finesmith had a wonderful reunion with his family upon his return to the United States. A brother met him while he...
John LeBure knew that work was being reduced so he left the company [Annotator's Note: Higgins Industries in New...
Earl Tweed served in Germany on occupation duty as commander of an anti-tank company. He held that command until the...
John Pogue flew into Holland in a glider as a member of a rifle company. He was under fire there as he was in the...
George Morgan mentioned Kauffman as being the only superintendant of the Naval Academy who followed his father in that...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
In February 1946, Bernard Marcus was responsible for a part of Bavaria when the zones of occupation by the Allies were...