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When Ralph Weymouth left Guadalcanal he returned to the United States. He was flown to Noumea where he boarded the SS...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
Alois Kopp escaped from a sinking Hell Ship and swam to the beach on Burma only to be recaptured by the Japanese. The...
Fortunately, the boat Michael Mervosh was in did not get hit [Annotator's Note: by Japanese artillery fire during the...
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
Antoinette Underwood signed up for the Army a day or two after Pearl Harbor. She had to go to West Point for an...
Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
Claude Shannahan joined the 3rd Marines [Annotator's Note: 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division]. He went with the...
Clarence Schilperoot remained in Jakarta [Annotator's Note: at that time called Batavia] until October [Annotator's...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson served in the US Marine Corps as an automatic rifleman in Company I, 3rd Battalion,...
Cape Gloucester was a rough campaign for Arthur Pendelton. They captured prisoners. Some of the fellas that had lost...
When Cleveland Peterson arrived in India there was a culture shock. There was also a physical shock as many of the men...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Emmett Kaylor's time in basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their...
Rosemarie Weber was born in Saint Paul's Catholic Hospital in the Intramuros, the walled city in Manila, in the...
They [Annotator's Note: Leonard Brooks, his family, and the 600 other missionaries] arrived at Santo Tomas and spent...
Edmund Durocher landed on Guadalcanal weighing 156 pounds and left weighing 126. He had no socks because they had...
Robert Rosendahl's squadron [Annotator's Note: 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group] was stationed at a gunnery...
[Annotator's Note: James McEnery served in the USMC as a rifleman in Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st...
Jack Thornhill went to see the destroyer on exhibit in Baton Rouge [Annotator's Note: the USS Kidd (DD-661)]. Even...
When Robert Rosendahl and his fellow survivors were told to destroy their weapons they threw them all out into the bay...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...
[Annotator's Note: Edmund Durocher served in the US Marine Corps as a radio telephone operator in Company H, 2nd...
After being liberated [Annotator's Note: from the Santo Tomas internment camp in Manila, Philippines], people were...
After some time in Melbourne, Edmund Durocher and the other Marines [Annotator's Note: of the 1st Marine Division] were...
Benjamin Carson received ten days leave after the Makin Island raid. He was billeted at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in...
Most of the combat they [Annotator's Note: Arthur Jackson and his fellow Marines of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th...
William Leibold spoke to his wife Grace for the first time in years while he was in Oakland. She wanted to visit but he...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
The invasion of Morotai had been building up, and Robert Marovelli's ship joined the convoy going to battle. General...
Frank Pomroy begins the interview by talking about the living conditions on Guadalcanal. Living conditions were as...
On Guadalcanal, Ira Schilling and Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment faced some enemy air raids and naval...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
After nine months at Camp Gruber, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion went to Louisiana for maneuvers...
When Rosemarie Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up...

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