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The housing at Henry Sherman Fouts' base was very primitive. He slept on a canvas cot and had only a couple of blankets...
Lester Hull does not recall when the German counterattack began. He remembers that while the battle lasted for six...
Bernard Baker went to Anzio [Annotator's Note: Anzio, Italy] and remained there for about three weeks. It was a...
Joseph Hochadel landed in the second wave at Anzio and they unpacked their aid station into a jeep. They commandeered...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
Calvin Elliott decided he wanted to try and be an airplane pilot. He was fascinated by the B-25s [Annotator's Note:...
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: that Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941],...
Once his ship [Annotator's Note: the SS Sara Teasdale] reached Saipan [Annotator's Note: Saipan, Northern Mariana...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
When Alfred Dearman got to Japan, he went to a replacement depot. He waited around there with his friend he had gone to...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
Vernon Tweedt got his artillery training at Camp Edwards [Annotator's Note: in Cape Cod, Massachusetts]. There were...
Arnold Spielberg [Annotator's Note: as a Communications Chief in the 490th Bombardment Squadron, 341st Bombardment...
[Annotator's Note: Glynn G. Raby, Jr. was with Company H, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division...
Edgar R. "Ross" Forman's unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 319th Engineer Combat Battalion, 94th Infantry Division in...
Philip Curran was on Admiral Barbey's [Annotator's Note: US Navy Vice Admiral Daniel Edward Barbey] staff and that was...
Once word came that they were shipping out, Robert Leese flew with his crew as a passenger, stopping for fuel in Fiji,...
After a 30 day leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time], during which Alvin Callender...
[Annotator's Note: Orville Bethard served as an Electrician’s Mate aboard the USS St. Lo (CVE-63) which was sunk during...
After Orville Bethard went aboard ship [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] they went to Australia where...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Purvis was assigned to the USS Snowden (DE-246), a brand new destroyer escprt.] After they...
Robert Villars was assigned to the SS Grant Wood which was built in Jacksonville, Florida. After the shakedown cruise,...
Having moored in the harbor at Nagasaki, Japan, Lauren Bruner and some shipmates [Annotator's Note: from the USS...
Philip Curran does not know what he thought [Annotator's Note: about the nuclear weapons dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. said his ship was anchored off Enewetak Atoll when the atomic bomb was being tested. Their ship was...
When they were finished building their positions [Annotator's Note: along the beaches of Oahu] Clarence Herbert...
Moses Hogan was on the USS Montgomery (DD-121) when Pearl Harbor was attacked. As one of three stewards, he cooked and...
Robert Templet believes that there was a lack of preparation for an enemy attack at Pearl Harbor during the weeks...
Herbert Stern and his men were training every day during occupation duty, as they were convinced they were going to be...
As soon Philip Mayer got off the boat [Annotator's Note: in Melbourne, Australia], he was ordered to help extinguish a...
Theodore Marolda got rest and then trained in Melbourne, Australia [Annotator's Note: with Company A, 1st Armored...
When Charles Wesley Borders was not flying, he had some reading material and records. They would also play ball. There...
Chester Brewer joined the Army Air Corps and was sent to Midland-Odessa [Annotator's Note: Midland-Odessa, Texas] and...
Lloyd Guillory joined the Air Force and was shipped to Sheppard Field in Texas. It was a hell hole for Guillory. There...
Johnny Ngai was almost killed three times. He was lucky. He was with a guy from Chicago [Annotator's Note: Chicago,...
William Albright got along well with this crew. There were two or three of them who did things together. They were the...

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