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Kenneth Killilea received his Marine Corps boot camp training at Parris Island. The moment he stepped off the bus upon...
Patrick Russell attended flight, or elimination, training in Seattle. He had eight hours of flight time coupled with...
Lowell Brueland had a normal flight training. He graduated in September 1942 and was assigned to the 20th Fighter...
With his interest in submarines, Edward Stone decided to join the Navy and enlisted in December 1940. After acceptance...
James White was born in Port Arthur, Texas in 1925. As a junior in high school at the time of the Japanese attack on...
George Linker was offered service in multiple branches of the military when he signed up for duty. He said he wanted to...
After induction into the Army, Norris Waddill went to Camp Crowder, Missouri for his basic training. Basic training was...
Jack Brukman had not been anyplace before receiving his draft notice. He considered himself a mama's boy. Young...
Henry Freedman reported to Fort Devens, Massachusetts after receiving his draft notice. He was then sent to Camp...
Chester Strunk was recruited and enlisted [Annotator's Note: in June 1942] but then told to return to college and await...
Max Finesmith was drafted into the Army infantry but ended up in the Air Forces. He trained at Fort Jackson, South...
On 8 April [Annotator's Note: 8 April 1944] they got a red flag in the area and they knew they were getting ready to go...
David Olson and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion] went through Camp Shanks en...
Robert Inghram went to Shrewsbury upon his outfit's [Annotator's Note: 39th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group] entry...
Walter Halloran was sent to Korea after the conflict started up there [Annotator’s Note: the Korean War started with...
After high school, Olin Tisdale left home for Birmingham, Alabama, and was working in a boring job when he decided to...
In the mid to late May 1944, John Sacks was sent to England with Aerial Transport Command, ATC [Annotators Note: Air...
Edgar Cole went to communications school and finished at the head of his class. He was automatically assigned to...
Herman Prager left for United States Navy boot camp in San Diego, California after the Christmas and New Year holidays...
Benjamin Troemel started training on seaplanes, and said he knew more about the sea than he did about planes in the...
From Fort Custer, Harold DeForest was sent to Camp Wheeler, Georgia for 13 weeks of basic training. They were on the...