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Frank Bostwick joined the ROTC [Annotator's Note: Reserve Officer Training Corps] for three years while he was in high...
Antoinette Underwood signed up for the Army a day or two after Pearl Harbor. She had to go to West Point for an...
Opal Grapes joined the Army and reported for duty at Foster General Hospital in Temple, Texas. She underwent training...
Richard Scheerer was on the streets of Little Rock when he learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He was...
Bruno Viani was asked by his company commander if he would consider applying for OCS [Annotator's Note: Office...
Raymond VanDuzer was inducted into the service then sent to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was not sure what he wanted...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
In addition to class learning, such as communication and radio navigation, Maynard David and the other cadets learned...
Robert Templet took his boot camp training in San Diego. The days started early for him. During his first week in...
Jack Thornhill was sent to San Diego for boot camp. There were a lot of guys from the Alexandria [Annotator's Note:...
The training Marines receive is to make sure that they are always ready. After boot camp, Keith Renstrom went into...
Harper Gruber found boot camp very rough, but very beneficial in terms of his physical conditioning. After school, his...
Donelson Houseman believes that the magnitude of the German offensive [Annotator's Note: the German Ardennes Offensive...
Sherwin Callander's voyage to Australia consisted of stops in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth. It was winter and the ship...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
At Sioux City, the ground crew was completing their training and going on last leaves. One day, the first sergeant...
Lucien Paul Laborde was named after his grandfathers. He was the third boy in his family. Laborde was born in Vinton,...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
After surviving a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] flight that arrived in Hawaii on...
[Annotator's Note: Charles McGee served in the USAAF as a fighter pilot with the 302nd Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter...
Robert Swift and his outfit [Annotator's Note: the 371st Medical Battalion, 71st Infantry Division] shipped out of New...
The trip overseas was very interesting for Gabriel Kinney. They traveled aboard an old Norwegian freighter with no...
Cleveland Peterson and the 59th Air Service Squadron left the United States for India with as much aircraft repair...
After leaving China, John Alison returned to the United States where he was to take command of a wing of P-38s [...
Joseph Motil went to South Bren England for training. They also practiced going on lots of patrols. On the weekends...
[Annotator's Note: Calvin Barrick served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Tang (SS-306) during that vessel's...
Cleveland Peterson heard about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after boarding a ship in San Francisco, California...
Robert Liles went to Mitchell Field on Long Island, New York. He was with a group of pilots who were going to were...
Richard Scheerer was sent to New York where he boarded a ship bound for England. They were escorted by the battleship...
It took three weeks for John H. Price, Jr. to make the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, all the while zig-zagging to...
During the trip overseas, Lewis Guidry and the other men aboard ship were only fed two meals per day. They traveled...
Gary Tate was born in December 1924 and graduated from high school at 16 years old before the Japanese bombed Pearl...
Howard Genrich had an accident while disassembling a .50 caliber machine gun. His finger was caught in the bolt and he...
Norman Hatch finished his photography training in New York City sometime in April 1942 then returned to Quantico,...
Dominic Martello learned that when going fast in the sand, the wheel of the half-track could be turned, but the force...
Samuel Spector was shipped to Burma and its jungles. He was among the first individuals to carry into action the...

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