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Robert Fulton and the USS Houston (CA-30) joined other American, British, Dutch and Australian [Annotator's Note: also...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. was stationed at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, and vividly remembers the attack. He was slated to...
William Curtis departs for New York and heads for Manhattan Beach Training Station. Learned the alphabet in Morse Code...
Alois Kopp enlisted in the Navy in September 1937 despite the fact he could not swim. He learned fast. He volunteered...
From the New Hebrides, Charles Davis said they [Annotator's Note: the USS Helena (CL-50)] proceeded with two aircraft...
Jack Skaggs and his comrades were loaded aboard the Nitta Maru for departure from Wake. They left on 12 January 1942....
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
Firman Balza said the Japanese lost the war that first day, but it took the U.S. three-and-a-half years to prove it to...
Douglas Harper went to Port Hueneme, California and was assigned to an ACORN unit. [Annotator's Note: ACORN is an...
They [Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher and his rear seat gunner George Fergusson] were taken to a sick bay in the bow [...
George Joseph Bertucci felt the war improved him because he furthered his education afterwards. He had ambition to do...
Gus Gikas and his unit spent six weeks in North Africa, mainly in training exercises simulating shipboard problems that...
The Marines had to land about a thousand yards short of the beach at Tarawa. Eugene Tarrant recalls the San Francisco's...
Ed Rendelman arrived in England after sailing from the United States in March 1944. The men knew there was a big build...