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John Angier first met his crew in the spring of 1944 and then went overseas in a brand-new, shiny, silver B-17 [...
Harry Carlson stayed with his crew for the remainder of the war. The crew came from a wide range of states and...
James Marks was on a ship that was carrying people to American Samoa. The ship tied up at the pier and he decided to...
Philip Dunford was on a huge transport ship that was full of troops. One person had been overseas once and told him he...
John Kerner took a German passenger ship overseas to Europe. He shared a stateroom with five other officers, and they...
Melvin Munch was introduced to the Navy in boot camp in San Diego. It was rough. Getting up early each morning to begin...
After crossing the Pacific, Philip Dunford's troop ship docked in Hawaii for a couple of days. He does not recall...
Trained as a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] bombardier, Dean Whittaker describes...
John McConn and his troopship went directly from the United States through Gibraltar and landed in Marseilles, France....
At 16, Charles Davis was one of 1,200 men, including his brother, a Marine, who boarded the USS Helena (CL-50) on New...
At the time of his overseas deployment, Morton Brooks had little knowledge about the German treatment of Jews, except...
In August 1944 Thomas Ballew’s unit [Annotator's Note: the 231st Searchlight Battalion] got orders to go overseas. They...
[Annotator's Note: Nolan Ruiz was from Louisiana and he had joined the Army Air Corps, where he was trained as a ball...
Deployment overseas for William Pierce was originally to be to Saipan. Because that battle had ended, Pierce's ship was...
Earl Tweed arrived in England and was assigned to the basic set-up of the 29th Infantry Division. He remained in...
Upon graduation from armorer's school in Colorado, Austin Hustead was assigned to the 81st Fighter Squadron, a P-47...
James Moshovitis was sent to radio school in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He didn't like taking Morse code, and he fought the...
Glenn Frazier sailed the Pacific on the USS Cleveland troopship [Annotator's Note: the passenger liner SS President...