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Michael Mickey Ganitch served on the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) during the Aleutian Islands Campaign. It was cold and...
George Morgan told his parents about his wartime experiences. He told them about being wounded in the invasion of...
Francis Dymnicki does not remember his first mission. He flew missions over France in preparation for D-Day [Annotator'...
Harold Buell and his fellow "Cactus Airforce" pilots searched the Slot for enemy ships. The enemy had Zero [Annotator's...
John Raaen saw an unbelievable number of ships on the morning of D-Day. There were thousands of ships all spaced apart...
James Weller enjoyed his time in England. He trained with his new M7 tank in Slapton Sands from February to May [...
Waldeman Czaban recalls the logistics of battles in the Pacific. Supplies and equipment were difficult, and sometimes...
About eight months after the Helena went down [Annotator's Note: the USS Helena (CL-50) was sunk during the Battle of...
Charles Brooks was sent to Corpus Christie, Texas as a night flight instructor. [Annotator's Note: Brooks was a TBF...
C. Charles Collie remembers the typhoon of 18 and 19 December 1944 as being his most memorable experience in World War...
Ed Rendelman arrived in England after sailing from the United States in March 1944. The men knew there was a big build...
Paul J. Frisco was aboard a Fletcher-class destroyer, the USS Cushing (DD-797), during World War 2. He was impressed...
Allen Lamm was concerned for his safety on Okinawa. He did not realize that the splatters in the water were coming from...