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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...
Alton Barnes arrived by ship in the Philippines and was sent by railcar into the jungles immediately. They had been...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts to be a Drill Instructor but it...
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...
After basic training, Leo Praetorius completed a radio course and was slated to become a radio operator on a ship. At...
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...
When he was drafted, Weldon Fruge wasn't excited about leaving his home and family, but he traveled to Fort Knox,...
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...
Before Elmo Espree got on the ship for deployment overseas, his group of black soldiers was lined up first on the...
Sumner Whitten would rent his car out for five dollars per night. Whitten took his graduation leave in New England then...
George Rudloff was sent to India via Australia. He arrived at Chandigarh which was a staging area in India. From there...
Olin Tisdale's newly launched ship was meant to take a Seabee unit to Iwo Jima to refurbish landing strips. However,...
Ben Skardon was born in July 1917 in St. Francisville, Louisiana, one of six children. His parents were from New...
Richard Swanson had two friends who had gone to the local military recruiting stations and liked what they heard about...
Carl Peterson was born in Foraker, Oklahoma. He had three brothers and a sister and when his mother remarried he got...
Dell William Lauderdale was born in 1927 near Ackerly, Texas. Ackerly was a small rural town. He had six brothers and...
Thomas A. Tizzard Jr. was born in July 1924 in Echo, Louisiana. His family owned a farm and in 1938 they moved to New...
Malcolm Hershel Higgins was born in April 1921. He was delivered by his grandfather. His father was a World War 1...
Robert Liles was born in 1920 in Webb City, Missouri and grew up in Jefferson City. When the depression began, his...
Jack Houston was born in Rochester, New York in May 1926. His father was a foreman in a foundry and was able to...
Joseph Pocoroba was born in Newark, New Jersey in August 1919. He attended Good Counsel grammar and high school [...

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