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Vernon Leopold and his outfit [Annotator's Note: I...
Eugene DiSabatino worked with Dick Ashworth. [Annotator's Note: US Navy Vice Admiral Fredrick "Dick" Ashworth...
Arthur Davis was born in March 1920 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from Tulane University, he was an...
Jimmy Doi was born in Oxnard, California in 1925. Growing up in California was great until the war started. Doi was 16...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
William Leo Spaetgens returned to Treasure Island near San Francisco after his leave at home. At that point, he was...
[Annotator's Note: The beginning of this clip is a continuation of a previous discussion on the Pearl Harbor attack;...
James Warren David was sent to Pensacola [Annotator's Note: Pensacola, Florida] for rehabilitation. He was transferred...
By the time John McGlohon arrived on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], the Japanese war effort was...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] Moving on to Sarreguemines, France, near the...
Harold Baumgarten was released from the Royal Navy hospital [Annotator's Note: in Portsmouth, England] around 4 July...
William Burrus was going through Plauen [Annotator's Note: Plauen, Germany] when he met a young German girl. It was a...
The USS Honolulu (CL-48) went back to San Francisco and Ray Emory was heading for Melbourne, Australia three or four...
After Korea, Walter Bowsher served as the San Diego brig warden. In 1953, he was in charge of the escort section of men...
Norman Ikari’s days at Camp Ritchie were numbered. Ikari was sent to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He thought that was...
John Cassidy served as an aide to an admiral during his tenure in the Pacific, and the two men got along well. Cassidy...
In July 1946, Carl Caffarel was separated from the Navy and put on inactive reserve. He went back to Port Allen, and...
Before Calvin Summers was discharged, he told his family he was on his way home. While he was still in Maryland, he...
Robert Kelso's unit was sent back all at one time [Annotator’s Note: Robert Kelso served on a gun crew with the 342nd...
Randall Edwards retired from the Navy and got a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida. In...
After training, Henry Mahier was patrolling up and down the east coast of the United States [Annotator's Note: aboard a...
His mother was surprised and excited when Moses Hogan came home on leave in 1943. After 30 days Moses went back to...
Herman Prager witnessed the end of the war while on Midway Island. Following Midway, he sailed to Pearl Harbor for rest...
William Pierce returned to San Francisco in March 1946. He was discharged in April 1946. He was shipped back to New...
Barney Hajiro spent time in Nice, France and then in Michigan in hospitals recovering from his combat wounds. While in...
Benigno Martinez and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division] rounded up...
Richard Nummer returned to the United States in July 1946 after being in Japan for nine months. While on the trip home...
David T. Morgenthaler started a new company in Erie, Pennsylvania after he was discharged in 1945. He married and began...
Joseph LaNier did not know what he would do after the service. He was reserve and not regular Army. Consequently, his...
After the war, Leroy Fadem's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LST-871] was in the first task group to enter Nagasaki harbor...
After Okinawa, John Nicholas and the USS Gayety [Annotator's Note: USS Gayety (AM-239)] were sent to sweep for mines in...
Benjamin Carson was on Guam when the war in the Pacific came to an end. All of the ship whistles and horns were blowing...
Robert Maxwell stayed in the military shortly after recuperating from his foot wound. [Annotator's Note: Maxwell...
At the end of the war, Elmo Espree was transported through the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean...
Forrest Villarrubia was home from the Pacific by December 1945, but he had to continue in the service because he did...
Opal Grapes returned to the United States to study tropical medicine. She spent several months at Camp Siebert, Alabama...

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