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Henry A. Tacket began training at Treasure Island in San Francisco for his assignment to a new destroyer. That was...
Robert Inghram graduated from flying school. He and two other graduates were selected to go to fighter training school...
William Laubner went to Fort Dix, New Jersey after entering the Army. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky...
John A. McCarthy was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His family moved to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. He was...
Robert Curl entered the Navy never having been very far from home. It was to be a different experience for him. He...
Henry A. Tacket was an amateur radio operator in his youth. His friends coaxed him into joining the Navy's V3 program...
Theodore Wessen had the support of his mother when he joined the Navy. There were two siblings still at home with her....
Donald Scholle went to boot camp in Newport, Rhode Island. It was enjoyable and not too tough an experience for him. He...
Baptiste Puissegur saw a man at Camp Beauregard that he knew from home [Annotator's Note: Puissegur had grown up on a...
Bruno Viani was in the 102nd Medical Regiment, Company B, 27th Infantry Division prior to the start of the war. As part...
Samuel Lombardo joined the National Guard on 11 November 1939. He had a friend in the Guard who coaxed him into doing...
Mitchell Zimmer liked the idea of sailing on a smaller boat like a submarine. He was trained in New London, Connecticut...
Cyril Buchert went into the Army Air Corps flight program but washed out. He was given the option to become a radio...
Dell Lauderdale went home after completing his service in the Marine Corps. After six months out of the military, he...
George Ingram was born in December 1918 in Mellow Valley, in Clay County, Alabama, one of the seven children of a...
Roger Bowers entered the Army from Pennsylvania when he was 18 years old in 1943. He was sent to Ft. Indiantown Gap,...
Bernard Marcus had to take a physical examination prior to setting off for Fort Knox. He did not know how he would...
Felix Polito returned to the United States after the Kiska campaign. He was sent to Burlington, Vermont and was given a...