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Before the 5th Marine Division landed on Iwo Jima, Norman Hatch assigned all of the men in his camera outfit to various...
Robert Whitcomb went overseas on a converted cruise liner. After arriving in Liverpool he was sent to Chelveston Air...
Revis Haslett flew the Hump [Annotator's Note: the nickname given to the stretch of the Himalayas that American pilots...
[Annotators note. Heilbrun is showing a photograph of Lyle Pearson and himself to the interviewer]. Herbert Heilbrun...
In January 1943, James Kemp McLaughlin was ordered to fly the commanding general, Lieutenant General Jacob Devers, and...
Jack Sanders had the opportunity to take leave in London and some of the other towns of England while he was stationed...
Clyde East was provided a week of instruction after his transfer to the United States Army Air Forces. That was to...
John Alison flew with Tex Hill [Annotator's Note: later Brigadier General David Lee Hill, known as Tex to friends and...
Monty Joe Boitnott moved from Kasserine to Fondouk where he fought his first battle with his company. Within a couple...
Elmer Knudsen's first combat was at Fort Driant, about a week after he got off the boat in France. It took him about a...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...
During the first night they [Annotator's Note: Harlan Twible and the other survivors of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35)]...
Elmer Knudsen's unit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division]...
Charles Coolidge passed through Rome and went as far as Roccastrada where the Germans turned and surrounded the...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with the interviewer and George Wichterich talking about a tank that was knocked out...
When Donald Beeghly’s unit [Annotator's Note: the 142nd Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (mobile)] arrived in...
The Red Ball Express hauled the troops around and it was almost completely made of black drivers. When they got ready...
After the shooting [Annotator's Note: white officers shooting black soldiers after fight in Louisiana], Joseph Hairston...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] The German rifle...
Frank Buschmeier and his crew had another pilot for a few missions because the pilot was on leave. Fitzroy [Annotator's...
James Livaudais was part of the division which was to become the Sergeant York Division—the 82nd Division with about 16...
Abe Milkis was deployed initially to Reading, England after leaving his training in the United States. It was quite an...
James McEnery was sent to a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia. While he was in Norfolk a national state of emergency was...
After some time in Melbourne, Edmund Durocher and the other Marines [Annotator's Note: of the 1st Marine Division] were...
Robert Liles attributes his success as a fighter pilot to the leadership he had in China from the general [Annotator's...
Jack Brukman realized that there was nothing to do when he was off duty [Annotator's Note: while serving as a ground...
Woody Woodall [Annotator's Note: Wendall Woodall] was born in March 1925 in Webster City, Iowa. They were so poor that...
Benjamin Carson received ten days leave after the Makin Island raid. He was billeted at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in...
[Annotator's Note: James Gulotta served in the Army as an intelligence and reconnaissance team leader in the 21st...
[Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
They returned to Pearl Harbor but didn't stay long enough for Clayton Fisher to train. He still hadn't made any dives...
Harry Quinn and his buddy attempted to locate the paratroopers the day after the landing [Annotator’s Note: the date...
Harley Reynolds notes that when the sun went down that night fighters would sweep over German positions dropping flares...
Richard Keller did not see too much of Hill 700 but he had a friend named Sid Goodkin, the commander of Company G [...

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