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They started back to Australia to begin the process of removing the dead from the ship [Annotator’s Note: from the USS...
Alexander Jefferson’s plane name was “Bubble Blue Subsoil” [Annotator’s Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
After completing bombardier training and being commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant, John Keema and his classmates were sent...
Kassal was sent back to the United States for five weeks before finally making it overseas. They traveled through...
Stegmeier enlisted because everybody was doing it. There was a draft going on and if you didn't enlist you would be...
Dan Baker thought he was going to be captured once during the Battle of the Bulge. He was sent to deliver a message,...
The interviewer notes that in the last segment Vernon Baker made a comment about an event that was his initiation into...
[Annotators Note: Henry Phillips served as an officer in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry...
Richard Ford left Bampton and went through Tidworth, England. They were there in the winter of 1942 to 1943. They were...
There were little pockets of resistance [Annotator’s Note: during the first days on Okinawa]. His company started...
David Dennis went with his unit to New York where they got on the Queen Mary. Teddy Roosevelt was the commander of the...
They were on General's Quarters [Annotator's Note: ready for battle] for 72 hours. The guys would take turns on their...
John Noack and his crew finally got a plane. They took their time in breaking it in. Finally they received orders to go...
James was there for about 2 or 3 months for ground school. He was then shipped to Lafayette. He did not make his first...
Vejtasa thought that the training he received was great. They would train as individuals as well as a group. In...
In Sacramento Jones checked Doolittle out. Doolittle had selected as his crew, the crew of one of the pilots who had...
[Annotators Note: Charles Scheffel served in the army as an infantry officer. He was sent to England with five other...
Baptiste had a janitorial service. One of his clients was a doctor who stayed on Corregidor [Annotator's Note:...
While the Laffey was undergoing training on Chesapeake Bay some of the gunners were sent to Dam Neck, Virginia for...
The ship went into the Atlantic. Vejtasa's ship met up with the Ranger, CV-4 [Annotator's Note: USS Ranger (CV-4)]....
On the 1 April [Annotator's Note: 1 April 1942] they passed under the Golden Gate Bridge. The men were all excited...
Kanaya felt that living during the Depression years and learning to live under those conditions, working and living on...
Earnest did get his eight landings in. The next time he was going to be making a landing he was on the Saratoga [...
They were two days at sea when the PA system came on informing them that the group was headed for Tokyo [Annotators...
On 2 January 1945, Ettlinger was on a converted ship transport the Ile de France with 3,000 other men, and on 15...
Clinton Gardner witnessed the liberation of Buchenwald and noted there were close to 55,000 to 56,000 deaths in the...
Schmedemann's career was in his hands. He wanted to go to the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth,...
Holloman returned to active duty with the stipulation that he be retained for five years so he could retire. The army...
The USS New Orleans [Annotator's Note: US Navy heavy cruiser USS New Orleans, CA32] was a sister ship to the San...
The ship spent a few days in San Diego. When the Yorktown had passed through the Panama Canal, Vejtasa had been...
There were a lot of events that did not make a lasting impression on Crain. He cannot recall the troops he brought in...
Charles Scheffel met up with the 9th Infantry Division near the airport in Algiers. It was the 9th Division's job to...
Freddie Ohr was assigned to the 52nd Fighter Group overseas. They were flying Spitfires. Ohr learned how to fly the...
The Saratoga [Annotator's Note: aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, CV-3] was getting ready to leave San Diego for Pearl...
David Dennis feels that he and his unit were well prepared for the fighting in North Africa. He believes that the only...
As a medic, Kanaya had to treat the Germans like their own wounded. The medics would treat the American wounded 1st and...

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