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Moses Hogan was on the USS Montgomery (DD-121) when Pearl Harbor was attacked. As one of three stewards, he cooked and...
Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
Basil Woolf and his landing craft [Annotator's Note: LCH-269] helped support troop landings in Sicily and Italy....
Marvin Westcott was aboard the USS Balch (DD-363) while she earned nine battle stars supporting the USS Enterprise (CV-...
James Kemp McLaughlin was ordered to report for duty at MacDill Field in Tampa. When he arrived on 29 April [Annotator'...
Troy Edwards entered boot camp in San Diego. It was a lonesome experience for him. He did find a friend to talk to...
Frank Kubiak failed his assessment examination at the Navy boot camp. He fell asleep because he had guard duty the...
John Poole was born in Mercy, Texas in 1923. The Great Depression represented hard times for Poole. His father had a...
Opal Grapes joined the Army and reported for duty at Foster General Hospital in Temple, Texas. She underwent training...
Dossie East went to boot camp in Newport, Rhode Island, and upon graduation went directly to the Brooklyn Navy Yard and...
Erik Frithjof Johnsen was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 1925 and had one brother who had been born in 1922....
Perry Smith was born at West Point, New York in 1934 while his father was serving as an instructor at the US Military...
Mitchell Zimmer and the USS Snapper (SS-185) had multiple war patrols while using faulty torpedoes. Most of their...
Billy Grieves rode the Falcon [Annotator's Note: US Navy submarine rescue ship USS Falcon (AM-28 /ASR-2)] down to New...
Harry Watson said describing life aboard a submarine can be confusing to someone who isn't qualified. Once qualified, a...
Erik Johnsen was a Cadet in the US Merchant Marine on the SS Dolly Madison. The major missions of the ship were...
Benjamin Carson had trained at Pearl Harbor in preparation for the raid on Makin Island. They boarded the submarines...
Erik Johnsen served in the US Merchant Marine on the SS Dolly Madison. He doesn't recall the cargo on his first trip...
Mitchell Zimmer and the crew [Annotator's Note: of the submarine USS Snapper (SS-185)] knew that war was on the way. In...
Marvin Westcott describes his experiences and observations of the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He...
After V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945], Albert Reale spent another six months in the...
Arthur Davis left the Pacific in July 1944 and returned to the Bureau of Ships in Washington D.C., but there was less...
Harold Buell was aboard the Saratoga [Annotator's Note: USS Saratoga (CV-3)] when she arrived at Midway following the...
Billy Grieves made 11 runs on the submarine Thresher [Annotator's Note: USS Thresher (SS-200)]. He left the Thresher...
Paul J. Frisco's first combat action aboard the USS Cushing (DD-797) escorting the fast carriers during the invasion of...
Paul J. Frisco was aboard a Fletcher-class destroyer, the USS Cushing (DD-797), during World War 2. He was impressed...