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Frank Pomroy had decided to go on a third invasion regardless of whether or not he would be sent home. The Marines drew...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...
Richard Swanson was assigned to the USCGC Comanche (WPG-76) on escort duty for the convoys crossing the Atlantic to...
The club [Annotator's Note: the Red Cross in Northern Ireland] closed and Holly Reynolds was sent to Wales to...
John E. Johnson said he got along with everybody on his ship. He reluctantly exposed the fact that the USS Liddle (ADP-...
Bernice Haydu said her first solo cross-country flight in the AT-6 [Annotator's Note: North American AT-6 Texan...
[Annotator's Note: David Oreck served in the US Army Air Forces as a navigator on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very...
From the New Hebrides, Charles Davis said they [Annotator's Note: the USS Helena (CL-50)] proceeded with two aircraft...
[Annotator's Note: Masaji Insohita served in the Army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-...
Harry Watson said describing life aboard a submarine can be confusing to someone who isn't qualified. Once qualified, a...
Iwo Jima as the worst place Dave Severance fought. They could not see the enemy. The terrain was rough and open. Living...
Receiving mail was very important to John Kerner. He came under attack while in Normandy and a guy crawled up to him...
After cruising around the Marshall Islands, James Moshovitis' crew was repairing the Higgins boats [Annotator's Note:...
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine on the SS Dolly Madison. He doesn't recall the cargo on his first trip...
The day after the Pearl Harbor attack, J. W. Childs went to the USS Nevada (BB-36) which had managed to get underway...
David Oreck guesses he was on between five and ten missions as a navigator on a B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29...
Thomas Tizzard was stationed on ships in the South Pacific. Supplies came from Australia and once could not contact the...
John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division were headed to join the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: he describes a...
Joyce Leblanc's memories of the war are vivid. Hitler [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] came to power...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks questions about life in the field.] Robert Mayes lived two people to one pup...
Olin Tisdale went back to the Pacific to help train a new fighter squadron on F8Fs [Annotator's Note: Grumann F8F...
William Myers, Jr. said quarters aboard a submarine were cramped, but because he was a yeoman, his bunk was right above...