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[Annotator's Note: Dr. Roscoe Brown served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot in the 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter...
Archibald Higgins was in the Palau Islands with the mission of keeping those islands neutralized and flying missions to...
[Annotator's Note: Robert J. Ferris was pilot with Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 232 (VMTB-232) and took part in the...
Charles Kneflin was born in December 1923 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He had a very nice childhood. His mother was a home...
Jack Rolfson had a roommate who would find coal to warm their pot belly stove. He was a mathematician and was always...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Dr. Robert Beynon what it was like to go out and come back from patrols on a...
Next, Leo V. Strausbaugh's unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 6th Ranger Battalion] joined the rest of his battalion at...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tillman (DD-641)] were attacked in Bizerte by dive bombers. There were...
After the Nuremberg trials, Whitney Harris went to Berlin as head of the legal advice branch on General Clay's [...
Robert Oplinger left Fort Pierce, Florida training [Annotator's Note: as a member of Underwater Demolition Team 21 (UDT...
Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
[Annotator's Note: Alfred Taddeo served in the Navy as a fighter pilot aboard the USS Nassau (CVE-16) in the Aleutian...
Alfred A. Johnson, Jr. was loaded into a ship at Naples [Annotator's Note: Naples, Italy] before the invasion at Anzio...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...
James "Jim" Geisler was born and raised in Pittsburgh [Annotator's Note: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]. He was 18 years old...
While heading to the invasion of Iwo Jima, Richard Nummer's convoy of ships was joined by numerous ships at Saipan....
Lincoln Piazzo was recommended for the Medal of Honor for a mission over the most highly fortified area of the Pacific...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
Clifford Albert Hahn encountered harsh weather conditions on the opposite side of Attu [Annotator's Note: Attu,...
William Epperson was awarded the Bronze Star for his action in Soye, France [Annotator's Note: Soye-en-Septaine]....
After the end of the war, Malcolm Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star. [Annotator's Note: The Bronze Star Medal is a U....
For the remainder of the war, Gordon Higgins drove a jeep between the battalion aid station [Annotator's Note: 2nd...
A mission over the road leading out of Remagen [Annotator's Note: Remagen, Germany] proved problematic for Robert...
Edward E. Boyles received many awards and citations for his service in World War 2. He received the Presidential Unit...
Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. received the Bronze Star [Annotator's Note: the fourth-highest award a United States service...
[Annotator's Note: This clip starts with Floyd Horne discussing the bad reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder medium...
Joseph Geary's baptism by fire was by flak [Annotator's Note: antiaircraft artillery fire]. He realized that the bursts...
At Camp Campbell [Annotator's Note: now Fort Campbell in Oak Grove, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee], Frank...
Chet Graham [Annotator's Note: Chester Earl Graham] recalls when his battalion left Hill 30 [Annotator's Note: in...
Ben Steele knew things were getting tense when he was sent overseas. When he got to Hawaii, he received orders to go to...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...
On 1 April 1945, James Stewart Rosenbaum, and his unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th...
Following the battle of Okinawa, Richard Witaker learned more about Japanese strategies and preparations for the Marine...
The battle on Tarawa provided countless opportunities for combat cameramen like Norman Hatch to capture story telling...

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