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Joseph Yourkavitch took part in the Tennessee Maneuvers in late March 1944 [Annotator's Note: as a member of Company C...
Walter Gaterman joined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry...
They landed at Liverpool, England then traveled from there to Tidworth. They were there for three weeks and Charles...
Victor Yost's first action against the Japanese was at the Battle of the Coral Sea [Annotator's Note: 4 to 8 May 1942...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Pendleton served in the US Marine Corps as a machine gunner in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st...
James Kemp McLaughlin was ordered to report for duty at MacDill Field in Tampa. When he arrived on 29 April [Annotator'...
Jack Rolfson born in September 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska. He grew up in the city, went to school, and would ride his bike...
While training on the newest version of the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber] as a...
Jack Taylor was called to active duty in December 1942 and sent to pre-flight training at the University of Iowa. From...
Yukio Kawamoto was born in Berkeley, California in November 1919. He was drafted into the Army from the University of...
Walter Bowsher joined the Marines and went to boot camp in San Diego. He attended sea school there and then was...
Arthur Jackson had been influenced by Marine pilots and wanted to fly. At the recruiting office he took the aviation...
Richard Nummer entered service in November 1943 at 17 years old. He went to San Diego for boot camp. That was his first...
Norris Gwin went to Parris Island, South Carolina for boot camp. He soon learned that training was not easy. The day...
Thomas Edward Pugh was sent to the Marine Recruit Depot for boot camp in San Diego, California. He was woken up early...
Forrest Villarrubia volunteered for the Marines the day after his high school graduation. His mother would not sign for...
At the time of Edwin Joseph Borne, Jr. 's enlistment [Annotator's Note: in the United States Marine Corps in December...
Thinking he would ship out the next day, Frank Campisano took the family car to be sworn into the Navy. But when he...
Louis R. Lepore joined the Marine Corps in September 1942 and retired in May 1971 after 29 years of service. Lepore...
Sterling Mace was born in the borough of Queens in New York City, New York. He attended school there and played varsity...
Jack Skaggs joined the Oklahoma National Guard when he was 15 years old. He was in Headquarters Battery, 70th Field...
[Annotator's Note: Edward Kissam was in the US Merchant Marine aboard the SS Thomas Nelson Page. When he returned from...
Joseph Goble was part of a contingent of Marine enlistees from Raleigh, North Carolina. He did 12 weeks of boot camp...
In 1940, David Heath graduated high school and went to work on a farm. Later that year, he joined the Marines [...
Leon Williamson grew up in Tecumseh, Michigan. He attended school in the town, then went to Michigan State College [...
Henry Bourgeois was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He first flew when he was about seven years old. After...
Bryghte Davis Godbold joined the Marine Corps and attended the basic school for new officers in Philadelphia. The...
Archibald Rackerby was assigned to the 3rd Marine Raider Battalion. Colonel Liversedge [Annotator's Note: later US...
Robert Addison joined the United States Marine Corps on 7 January 1942. He spent three weeks at Parris Island and then...
After boot camp, Robert Powers joined a rifle company at Camp Elliot, then volunteered for a Marine Raider unit. He...
Bernard Friedenberg had his basic training at Fort Hancock. When Pearl Harbor was attacked, he was working with his...
Andrew Kiniry went for his physical on 8 August 1942. Shortly after his induction on 22 August at Fort Dix, he traveled...
Russell Clark enlisted at a young age [Annotator's Note: shortly after he turned 18 years of age]. He went to basic...
Martin Carmody did his flight training at Corpus Christi, Texas. When he graduated nine months later he was sent to San...
Charles Brooks entered the United States Navy. He was first shipped to Athens, Georgia for basic physical training...
Kenneth Theis completed midshipman training in two months and was commissioned an ensign in the Navy in November 1943....

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