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Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
[Annotators Note: Norman J. Kleiss, known as Dusty, was a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 6 (VS-6) flying from...
Richard Ford was pinned down by a German machine gun. He was up against a hedgerow so tight that he could not move. The...
The next morning Alexander Vraciu and the other guerillas headed north up the national highway. They took a bugler and...
John Noack and the crew sat around and talked during Christmas. The day after all of the enlisted men were separated...
Not all of them were happy to see women [Annotator's Note: Wagner is referring to US Naval Officers in San Francisco]....
John Luckadoo and the other cadets were segregated in advanced flight training between single engine and twin engine....
Kalil and the others were not prepared while training in Louisiana. They did not have any of the equipment they would...
In late April [Annotator's Note: 1944], they practiced two maneuvers at Woolacombe with the Empire Javeline, the same...
Showers spent the entire war working in communications and intelligence, in direct collaboration with Admiral Nimitz [...
Donald Hoff was regularly assigned to fly with Ensign Stone. Hoff was used to flying with him and felt like they were a...
William Disanza refused an order one time. They asked them to knock off a group of Japs. They always scouted ahead to...
Jones' group would fly patrols up and down he coast out of McCord. He liked that flying because there were no controls...
The judges at the essay contest [Annotator’s Note: in New York] were distinguished writers and figureheads. Erickson...
[Annotators Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
They [Annotator's Note: Raymond Zager and his fellow soldiers of the 66th Infantry Regiment, 71st Infantry Division]...
Kassal enlisted in January of 1942 and was assigned to the Army Air Forces. He was sent to Camp Upton at Yaphank, Long...
Fagot was born an American citizen, but she had never been to to the United States until she enlisted in the Navy. She...
It was only a storm that allowed the Enterprise [Annotators Note: USS Enterprise (CV-6)] to not be in Pearl Harbor...
Wagner was checking in after dinner when a guard stuck a gun in her back. She identified herself as Lieutenant Wagner...
The company that Inouye served in had the highest number of casualties with 42. Even the band was cut in half. In...
During the initial attack Rogers was in the bushes away from the air field and could see them fly over. That was around...
In 1942 they began to realize that the Japanese were planning an assault on Port Moresby [Annotator's Note: New Guinea...
In the first days of June [Annotator's Note: June 1942] Donald Hoff and his fellow airmen were getting nervous,...
When Jones arrived at Eglin he knew most of the pilots and many of the airmen. Soon, everyone got to know each other....
The training was on the job. Erickson learned most of her secretarial duties on the job. They did not study outside of...
Yukio Kawamoto was able to witness the battle. The division headquarters was protected but it was not far from the...
[Annotators Note: James Smith served in the USMC as a radioman and rifleman in the 1st Marine Raider Battalion.] They...
Lyle Bouck did not meet many civilians in Belgium. Someone higher up had gone through the towns and villages and...
John Luckadoo’s crew was the first in the 100th Bombardment Group to complete their 25 mission but Luckadoo was not...
Kalil thought his chance of survival was fifty percent. They traveled straight to the Ardennes Forest and stayed in a...
With all of the different kinds of huts that the Filipinos used they mainly used armor-piercing ammunition because...
They found out the Japanese operation was going to take place at Midway. Nimitz had to get his aircraft carriers back...
Of all the ports Woods visited he liked Panama the best because it was like being back at home. There was a good...
Leonard Spivey had to part ways with the “Georgia Rebel” and Ocie Jones. The next mission of importance was when Spivey...
Richard Greer experienced some bayonet fighting during the Battle for Henderson Field but more so at Point Cruz. They...

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