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When Robert Rosendahl and his fellow survivors were told to destroy their weapons they threw them all out into the bay...
David Heath arrived at Tulagi, the capital island of the Solomon Islands. Not long after arriving, shells started...
Lieutenant Hagerty was promoted as a liaison officer for the 1st Marine Division and coordinated all of the regiments...
Howard Warren Stokes was born in 1926 in Lodi, California and was an only child. His father supported his family during...
Richard Jaccarino cited the dedication of his platoon leader, mentioning that the man had been wounded earlier on Leyte...
[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...
David Heath was stationed near Henderson Field [Annotator's Note: American airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands...
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...
Lloyd Dendy was in the hospital with malaria and did not return to Peleliu [Annotator's Note: Peleliu, Palau]. He had...
Joseph Vater did not know what would happen to him after he had to surrender. He felt helpless and stuck. He knew...
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
Jimmie Dyer went through infantry training at Camp Pendleton, California. When he landed at Guadalcanal, where the 6th...
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert had come down with malaria while in Sicily. Gilbert recalled the good weather on the...
The invasion of Morotai had been building up, and Robert Marovelli's ship joined the convoy going to battle. General...
Charles Balaza was in Manila Bay on a minesweeper during the morning of the Pearl Harbor attack. He was returning to...
Wim de Jonge worked in unsafe conditions in the coal mines of Japan. He was there for about a year. That was the...
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...
Ben Steele was on a detail when he passed out on the side of the road, stricken with malaria. When he was finally able...
Roy Cascio was stationed at Port Moresby, New Guinea. The captain of their squadron was Roy Jones. He was in the 27th...
Joseph DeMott and the other prisoners had to count off for role call in Japanese; otherwise they were kicked in the...
When the war ended, Carl Marca was in Finschhafen, New Guinea. As a mail censor, he would cut an envelope open on the...
Lloyd Dendy had been on a ship coming home when the war in Europe ended [Annotator's Note: 8 May 1945] and President...
After nine months at Camp Gruber, Robert Gorman and the 557th Field Artillery Battalion went to Louisiana for maneuvers...
In early 1942, John McGlohon's squadron [Annotator's Note: 3rd Photo Mapping Squadron] was assigned a mapping mission...
Charles Balaza and the defenders of Corregidor were taken by troopship to the shores of Manila. They were offloaded a...
On 10 April [Annotator's Note: 10 April 1942], Erwin Johnson and his fellow prisoners of war started their march away [...
When Rosemarie Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up...
James Goodrich thinks that people had a greater hatred for the Japanese than the Germans in America. He credits hearing...
Theodore Skare was on Morotai which the Japanese had invaded originally. The Americans took it back, occupying about a...

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