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Salvador Perino was sent to Memphis, Tennessee to fly Stearmans [Annotator's Note: Boeing-Stearman Model 75 Kaydet or...
Vernon Micheel was born and grew up in Davenport, Iowa. He went to college in Ames [Annotator's Note: Ames, Iowa] and...
Theodore Vallas joined the Navy in 1939 when students in college were being prepared to go to the anticipated war....
John Gehrett was sent to a Navy supply school in conjunction with Harvard Business School [Annotator's Note: at Harvard...
Edward Tipper enlisted in the Army. All paratroopers enlisted. None were drafted. He wanted to join the paratroopers...
Paul Baughman served in World War 2. When Pearl Harbor happened [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...
Theodore Finkbeiner processed through induction at Camp Beauregard [Annotator's Note: in Pineville, Louisiana] then...
Philip Schultz and friends became interested in photography. They eventually were fortunate enough to use that interest...
Archie Maltbie was called up by the air force in January 1943. After going through the selection school in order to...
When Jack Sanders decided to enlist, he knew nothing about air operations let alone how hard it was to get into the air...
Revis Dale Haslett was born in July 1922 in Brownstown, Illinois. He lived in Illinois until after he graduated high...
Arthur Joseph Arceneaux Junior could not initially enter Navy flight school because of the number of new potential...
James Russo applied for and was accepted into Officer Candidate School after his Army basic training. He was then sent...
William Laubner went to Fort Dix, New Jersey after entering the Army. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky...
William Jackson was first sent to Miami Beach [Annotator's Note: Miami Beach, Florida] following his induction. He...
Archibald "Archie" T. Higgins was born in New Orleans in January 1924. He is a lifelong resident of the New Orleans...
Anthony Varuso left New Orleans for his basic training at Naval Station Great Lakes [Annotator’s Note: near North...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
John Raaen saw the focus at the US Military Academy change after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It became obvious...
oseph J. Drake was drafted and sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi with the newly formed 69th Infantry Division. As an...
John A. McCarthy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His family moved to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. He was...
Joseph R. Romano was sent to Great Lakes at Chicago, Illinois [Annotator's Note: Naval Station Great Lakes in Lake...
Gerald Rupert enlisted in the Navy and went to Sampson, New York [Annotator's Note: Sampson Naval Training Base] on one...
With his interest in submarines, Edward Stone decided to join the Navy and enlisted in December 1940. After acceptance...
Remi Kidder was sent to San Diego, California for his basic training. He was used to hard work and discipline so that...
Joseph LaNier joined the United States Navy in February 1944. African-Americans prior to 1942 were not allowed to join...
Windom Joseph Burton went into Navy boot camp in Norfolk [Annotator's Note: Norfolk, Virginia] and was then sent for...
Robert Curl entered the Navy never having been very far from home. It was to be a different experience for him. He had...
Alfred Rodrigues wanted to be an engineer in the Navy. He found that the engine room was very hot and he passed out in...
Major Cohn joined the Navy and originally thought of becoming a submariner. He mistakenly thought it would be romantic...
Richard Antoine Hammer, Sr. started his Navy service on 30 October 1942 at Columbia University [Annotator's Note: in...
Troy Edwards entered boot camp in San Diego. It was a lonesome experience for him. He did find a friend to talk to...
Henry A. Tacket was an amateur radio operator in his youth. His friends coaxed him into joining the Navy's V3 program...
Harry Lockhead was sent to Great Lakes for his Navy boot camp training. The discipline was no different than he had at...
Fermer Kellogg learned to swim, survive jumping in a burning pool, handle a rifle and march while training [Annotator's...

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