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When he finished administrative school in Denver, Colorado, Ben Epstein was shipped to Saint Louis, Missouri to a...
When he deployed, Ubert Labat was among 14,000 troops on the Queen Mary [Annotator's Note: RMS Queen Mary], including a...
In June 1942, after mortar training at Camp Lejeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville,...
Wayne McKinnon Gilmore went back overseas and joined the 3rd Marine Division while they were finishing up on Guam [...
Sent next to Ephrata, Washington, Carl Koone was issued a roll [Annotator's Note: bed roll], blankets and a folding cot...
[Annotator's Note: Donald Schlenger was chosen to work on the Central Fire Control System on Boeing B-29 Superfortress...
Ralph Crump had passed all the tests, but all the gunnery training billets were full, and he was told that he would be...
From Camp Rucker, Alabama, Robert Mero went to Camp Shanks, New York for embarkation to the European Theater in late...
[Annotator's Note: Raymond Urban was working in Santa Ana, California when Marine Fighter Squadron 212 (VMF-212) was...
Cleveland Peterson heard about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after boarding a ship in San Francisco, California...
From North Island, Carl Rieman was sent to Long Beach, California for more training until his orders came in. Then he...
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...
When Ray Gene Gresham deployed to the Pacific, he left out of San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco,...
At Camp Crowder [Annotator's Note: in Neosho, Missouri], Lester Caplan was originally trained as a radio repairman, but...
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,...
After his examinations, J. L. Giroir was sent to San Diego, California for basic training. Because he had been a...
Wayne McKinnon Gilmore was transported overseas on a ship making its first voyage. As they headed towards South America...
When Willie Wesley Thompson volunteered for the service, the Navy told him he did not have to go because he had bad...
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...
James Sandoz had a good trip overseas even though it took longer than normal. They made a lot of detours due to...
Before Elmo Espree got on the ship for deployment overseas, his group of black soldiers was lined up first on the...
Eduardo Alberto Peniche Carvajal volunteered for a program called V-12 [Annotator’s Note: V-12 US Navy College Training...
Norman Johnson was born on Staten Island, New York on 16 January 1925. His father was an electrician. In the afternoons...
Chafer Honea was in his senior year of high school and many people were being drafted. Students were allowed to...
Vernon Henry Moret finished his senior year of high school in Maryland and not long after, was drafted into the Army....
Raymond Eugene Overcash was born in Lanett, Alabama in 1923. He was drafted in 1943. He did his basic training in...
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...

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