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George Linker was offered service in multiple branches of the military when he signed up for duty. He said he wanted to...
Dell Lauderdale went home after completing his service in the Marine Corps. After six months out of the military, he...
Lowell Kermit Brueland born in a small town in Iowa. He was raised on farm two miles from town. Brueland’s father was...
James Crane experienced a great change in the Merchant Marine. He was concerned about making the first convoy, but he...
Robert Inghram went to Shrewsbury upon his outfit's [Annotator's Note: 39th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group] entry...
Clyde East was provided a week of instruction after his transfer to the United States Army Air Forces. That was to...
James Crane got into the Merchant Marine because Roosevelt [Annotator’s Note: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and...
Melvin Munch had a 15 day leave following his basic training in the United States Navy. It took four days each way for...
John Singlaub was trained by the British Special Forces. Some of the training included assuming an artificial...
John McCarthy reached Pearl Harbor on his ship [Annotator’s Note: the repair ship USS Laertes (AR-20)]. They waited...
Frank Bostwick arrived in Liverpool, England. Shortly afterward, the men were shipped to Northern Ireland for...
Harold Bergbower completed high school then entered the service at age 19. He was 21 years old when Pearl Harbor was...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was surprised when war came with Japan. Japan's actions had been terrible but the anticipation was...