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Archie Maltbie and his outfit [Annotator's Note: the 388th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group] began flying missions...
Jeannine Burk's mother died in February [Annotator's Note: 1950] and the trip to New York was in May. The purpose of...
Calvin Moret volunteered for the Army Air Corps. Following testing, he was accepted on 14 October 1943. He was sent for...
Calvin Moret and other Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 in Washington by President...
Francis Higgins had a stroke. Prior to that, he fell and broke his hip in three places. The corrections were made by...
In late January or early February [Annotator’s Note: late January or early February 1945] the Battle of the Bulge ended...
Zhanna Dawson had to find a place of refuge after leaving the death march [Annotator's Note: starting in December 1941...
Isabella Karle was born of Polish immigrants in Detroit, Michigan in 1921. Her father was a Detroit city employee who...
Wanda Damberg has informed her children that she does not want any of them to own Japanese cars. They own cars from...
Zhanna Dawson has experienced many acts of kindness by others helping her through her life. People have to extend...
After D-Day, Clyde East and the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron began to work in a rather routine fashion. The...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Following their liberation, Glen Jostad and over 100,000 other POWs were gather together and eventually flown out for...
Francis Higgins worked at Higgins Industries on St. Charles Avenue with his uncle [Annotator's Note: his uncle was...
Mary Edwards met Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: President Harry S. Truman] when he was a congressman in charge of the...
Clyde East was in Japan flying missions over Korea three or four weeks after the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. He...
When Roy Johnston returned to his wife's home place, he took a job at the International Paper Company where his spouse...
Isabella Karle's research involved isolating a purer form of plutonium. The laboratory was getting the oxide from Oak...
Jack Taylor did not have an exciting youth. He was happy but did not feel he fit in with others. He had friends but did...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....
James Moshovitis didn't want a career in the Navy, and used the G.I. Bill to accomplish a two year degree in business,...
Benedict Bronder came aboard PT-305 while it was in New Orleans, Louisiana. That was where he met his fellow crewman...
From that point on Robert Max became somewhat delirious. He was taken to a field hospital where doctors were working...
Robert Knudson's most memorable experience of World War 2 was being part of the Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of...
Olin Tisdale had a brother in the Army and a cousin in the Air Force at the same time he was in the military, but the...
Frank Kubiak went to Vietnam while serving in the Merchant Marine. He did so because there is a warrior in him. He...
Arthur Seltzer matured very quickly as a result of the war. He was 18 when he was drafted and 19 on Omaha Beach. He...
John Raaen returned to the United States for recovery in early February [Annotator’s Note: February 1945] after being...
Clarence Schilperoot was aboard USS Houston (CA-30) on 1 February 1942 as it departed Jakarta, Java. The cruiser was en...
During the 1960s, Luna Kaufman was very comfortable in her home in America. Her children were among the few Jews in...
James Weller volunteered at The National WWII Museum. The Museum keeps the public aware of the sacrifices made by the...
Donald Wilson applied for flight training. When he received transfer orders for him to leave the USS New Orleans (CA-32...
John Poole was in Innsbruck for a couple of weeks [Annotator's Note: following the German surrender on 8 May 1945]. It...
In February 1946, Bernard Marcus was responsible for a part of Bavaria when the zones of occupation by the Allies were...