\"Life in the Field/aboard ship"

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When Oran Harris' ship pulled into port in New Guinea, he walked ashore just to say he had been there. But he saw no...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
Harold Joslin joined the Navy around 1939. He liked the idea of going to sea. He also really wanted to get off the farm...
Nathan Taffel was born in Radomish Weilke, Poland in May 1928. He was the second youngest of ten children, seven girls...
Robert Dickinson was born in Brooklyn, New York, in September 1924, the second of two children. At an early age his...
Oran Harris was 17 years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was returning from Sunday school when a man called out...
Michael Linquata saw a group of Allied light tanks open the gates of the POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp...
Edwin Knight arrived at New Caledonia as a replacement for casualties suffered in the 43rd Infantry Division. He was in...
Richard Swanson was assigned to the USCGC Cahoone (WSC-131). He was a Yeoman and an extra person on board, so he was...
When Lowell Brueland changed from Mustangs [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] to...