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Walter Bala and others would use bicycles as a mode of transportation on base [Annotator's note: RAF Old Buckenham,...
Wilbur Thomas was an officer in the Army. He recalled times where he had to lead and support hundreds of troops during...
They returned to Pearl Harbor but didn't stay long enough for Clayton Fisher to train. He still hadn't made any dives...
[Annotator's Note: The interview opens with Thomas Francis Schicker already in conversation with the interviewer.] When...
Lester Hecht's wife [Annotator's Note: Lillian] did not mind moving back in with her parents, when Hecht went to war....
Some weeks after Monroe Scherer arrived in Korea, some of the older members went back to the United States. Scherer...
Once the United States entered World War 2, Adelaide Benjamin followed the progress of the war in a number of ways but...
It was not Henry Armstrong's first time in combat [Annotator's Note: when his Battery B, 607th Field Artillery...
Sara "Sally" Manning met her husband while he was a hospital patient [Annotator's Note: Manning worked at Naval...
That was the end of combat for Harold DeForest. After DeForest got out of the hospital he was supposed to go back to...
[Annotator's Note: Vernon Squire was wounded in a tank battle near Jülich, Germany on 25 February 1945.] His hands were...
William Pena remembers how his battalion commander was a gung-ho, brave, and tall man who refused to stay at the rear...
There was a young man with whom Violet Walsh corresponded throughout the war. He was her high school pen pal from...
Alfred Dietrick took a patrol [Annotator's Note: of men from Company B, 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th...
Lorraine Doroff [Annotator's Note: while serving in the Women's Army Corps or WAC; women's branch of the Army from 1942...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
Dwain Luce says there were several plans for airborne [Annotator's Note: 82nd Airborne Division in Allied invasion of...
Abe Milkis landed on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Rather than entering France as a...
George Joseph Sullivan was on a ship gun crew. When he would be sitting off the beach, he would ask to go ashore. Once...
Walter Bowsher felt the commander of the prison camp at Wusong was the worst person he met. He was named Ishihara [...
Ruffin Walker Dawson [Annotator's Note: with the 51st Defense Battalion] found out he was going overseas in February...
In 1944, Louis R. Lepore loaded his division [Annotator's Note: 5th Marine Division] into a ship and set sail. He...
John Mikus, Jr. was in E Company, 26th Marines [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th...
Adolph Wilson and the 5th Marine Division assaulted Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: on 19 February 1945]. The island was...
William Currier [Annotator's Note: while serving as a radarman aboard the USS Hall (DD-583)] headed to Iwo Jima [...
Anthony Costa was sent to Osaka aboard a ship to work on the docks there. He was in a transport ship hold where he did...
Harold Joslin and his fellow prisoners of war tried to keep their humor up. There was a Japanese guard who marched them...
During the war, Aaron Baumgarten worried less about meeting up with the Japanese than he was of coming to a bad end...
Margaret Brewer Henry's husband, John [Annotator's Note: John R. Henry, war correspondent for International News...
After the war, Earl Flanagan worked for the Military Government because of his ability to speak French. Only two months...
George Colburn shipped out on the USS Rochambeau (AP-63), which was the same ship that Jack Kennedy [Annotator’s Note:...
Robert G. Aldous flew from Canton Island [Annotator's Note: Canton Island, Phoenix Islands, Republic of Kiribati] to...
Herbert W. Ridyard joined the 94th Infantry Division in Mississippi. The division was going on maneuvers in Tennessee...
Anna McCalla Noren was working as a dietician nurse in late 1941 in nursing school. She learned about the Japanese...
When they bombed Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941], there...
When alerts came in for kamikaze attacks, Carroll George had to be in the engineering room [Annotator's Note: aboard...

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