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Wilbur Thomas and his unit were traveling were near La Havre [Annotator's Note: Le Havre, France] with a convoy, when...
In May 1944, Walter Henry Barton's regiment [Annotator's Note: Barton was a member of Cannon Company, 361st Infantry...
When Alfred Dearman got to Japan, he went to a replacement depot. He waited around there with his friend he had gone to...
Richard Lafleur could smell Japan as they got close. Before long they could see the coastline. He envisioned what the...
On the way out of the United States, Joseph F. McGee Junior reunited with his old high school football coach in Hawaii...
Selwyn Gilmore and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 52nd Bombardment Squadron, 29th Bombardment Group, 314th Bombardment...
Robert Prince graduated from college and then reported to Fort Lewis [Annotator's Note: now part of Joint Base Lewis-...
Odell Vaughn fought through North Africa and Italy with the 178th Field Artillery Battalion. He was promoted to the...
Arnold Spielberg [Annotator's Note: as a Communications Chief in the 490th Bombardment Squadron, 341st Bombardment...
Philip Curran was on Admiral Barbey's [Annotator's Note: US Navy Vice Admiral Daniel Edward Barbey] staff and that was...
Norman Hatch [Annotator's Note: a photographer in the 2nd Marine Division] was stationed in New Zealand. They portioned...
When Lincoln Piazzo deployed for overseas service, he was flown from San Francisco, California to New Guinea without...
Once word came that they were shipping out, Robert Leese flew with his crew as a passenger, stopping for fuel in Fiji,...
After a 30 day leave [Annotator's Note: an authorized absence for a short period of time], during which Alvin Callender...
Robert Riddle was assigned to the Merchant Marine ship SS Typhoon, transporting supplies and soldiers throughout the...
After leaving the Wahoo [Annotator's Note: USS Wahoo (SS-238)], James Allen was transferred to the USS Sperry (AS-12)....
Robert Swan left the island [Annotator's Note: Midway Island] around 8 or 10 June [Annotator's Note: June 1942]. Even...
Herbert L. Seubert joined the United States Army Air Force and was first assigned to Selfridge Field [Annotator's Note...
Robert Lewis Beilman enlisted into the Army with the hopes of being accepted into ASTP [Annotator's Note: Army...
After Orville Bethard went aboard ship [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)] they went to Australia where...
Robert Villars was assigned to the SS Grant Wood which was built in Jacksonville, Florida. After the shakedown cruise,...
Battle Malone Barksdale was married to his wife Grace for 66 years. They were married on 29 August 1939. After they...
Joseph Richard went to T-Unit [Annotator's Note : Task Unit; unit or formation that works on a single defined task or...
As soon Philip Mayer got off the boat [Annotator's Note: in Melbourne, Australia], he was ordered to help extinguish a...
From there [Annotator's Note: Smyrna Army Airfield, Tennessee], Paul Dietzel was sent to Lincoln Army Air Base for...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John K. Ward if he recalls two lieutenants by name. Ward appears to be trying...
Luke Layton McLaurine, Jr. had not yet been assigned to a squadron when he graduated from advanced bombardier training...
Ray Fitzgerald was right behind the pilot and copilot in the top turret in the B-24 [Annotator's Note: he was the...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Cauble flew Martin B-26 Marauder medium bombers out of Tampa, Florida.]. Before you could...
Nick Cristiano saw his first B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber] in New Mexico and it...
David Oreck enlisted in the US Army Air Forces in 1942 after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He wanted to fly in the Air...
Daniel Samuelson finished his 35 missions. He had flown over from Florida to Scotland and then went to England. After...
Robert Martin to Jamaica and Panama [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS LST-515]. He sent his lieutenant's mail to China...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax rose through the ranks quickly [Annotator's Note: while assigned to Fort Shafter as an...
Virgil Faust's first mission overseas was to Flushing, Belgium, which was a milk run [Annotator's Note: slang term used...
Drafted into the Army in 1943, Peter Paret was thrown in with unfamiliar types, and became a fairly solitary man. His...

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