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After ten weeks of flying the BT-13 [Annotator’s Note: Vultee BT-13 Valiant two seat trainer aircraft], Calvin Moret...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
John Raaen saw a lot of smoke and heard a lot of noise from small arms fire from the right side. It was from WN70 which...
Edward Stone began his morning duty [Annotator’s Note: 7 December 1941 aboard the USS Pyro (AE-1) in Pearl Harbor] with...
Anthony Varuso and the PT boats [Annotator's Note: patrol torpedo boats] in his squadron [Annotator’s Note: Motor...
Clyde East stayed with the 15th Squadron [Annotator’s Note: 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron] and continued his...
Arthur Staymates was told by Hermann Göring that Hitler ordered 60,000 troops from the Eastern [Annotator's Note:...
Leroy Fadem entered the Navy's training for sea duty in July 1942. He entered Midshipman School at Colombia [Annotator'...
Walter Ram went through basic training for the Army. He was discharged after a year in the Army. When the Japanese...
Freeman Dyson gathered information during World War 2 for Bomber Command [Annotator's Note: British Royal Air Force...
Jack Sanders took off unusually early on the day of the Normandy invasion [Annotator’s Note: 6 June 1944]. It was...
Harold Buell flew both the Douglas SBD Dauntless and the Curtis SB2C Helldiver dive bombers. There were positive and...
Robert Max realized this was now a struggle for life. Bogged down for short time at Saint-Lo, his troop took off by...
John S. Johnson was born in Midco, Missouri in December 1921 and grew up during the Great Depression. His father had to...
Admiral Robert B. Fulton was born in December 1910 in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Washington, D.C. He went to...
World War II changed John McCarthy and his life tremendously. Without the war, he might have been a factory worker....
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
To Frank Fontana, going to Paris a week after the city's liberation was the most memorable wartime experience. The trip...
Charles Harrison said that the war, and especially the tough things that he went through, made him more thankful for...
Chester Biernacki and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Helena (CL-50)] and other Allied ships engaged ten enemy...
Edward Stone and his submarine [Annotator’s Note: USS Bumper (SS-333)] deployed to the Southwest Pacific after a 30 day...