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[Annotator's Note: Abner Aust stayed in the military after the end of World War 2.] The 36th Tactical Fighter Wing was...
Betty Soskin works at the Visitor Center [Annotator's Note: she became a National Park Ranger in 2006 at the age of 85...
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
[Annotator's Note: Alice Howie's husband was killed in an aerial dogfight in Europe and was buried by a French prisoner...
After Lieutenant John Marr narrowly escaped a German ambush during the failed night assault on the west end of the La...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
Alton Barnes established the Alabama National Guard officer candidate school, OCS, in 1956. The leadership of the...
Joe Pigott feels that the United States assumed it's position as a world leader as a result of World War 2, however,...
Patrick Russell returned to the United States after the war. He received orders to report to Pensacola to form another...
After the war, Anthony Costa attended Junior College and Berkley [Annotator's Note: University of California at...
George Mitchell feels the training at Montford Point [Annotator's Note: Camp Montford Point, Jacksonville, North...
Alfred Anthony Alvarez's unit [Annotator's Note: 7th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Infantry Division] was given a new...
Louis R. Lepore joined the Marine Corps in September 1942 and retired in May 1971 after 29 years of service. Lepore...
Mac Glenn Morris flew for the first time in the backseat of a Stearman [Annotator's Note: Boeing-Stearman Model 75...
Odell Vaughn was wounded near Pisa, Italy. He went to assist a wounded man in a minefield. Four men near him...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Initially, Alfred Taddeo lost contact with his fellow flyers after their short stint together on the team [Annotator's...
Okinawa is something of a blur in Romus Burgin's mind. Unlike New Britain and Peleliu, battles from which he can...
Joseph Richard tries to forget the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese but he cannot. He can see it as plain as day...
After the conclusion of World War 2, Alvin Sniff was sent back to New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana...
Perry Garten got along well with the Chindits. They were professional and spoke English. The Gurkhas had a unique knife...
Nolan Albarado was in a tent in Rennes, France on Christmas Eve 1944. He volunteered to bake cakes for his company [...
After Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina War, 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975], William...
Ed Tunnicliff adjusted quickly back into civilian life. The Vietnam [Annotator's Note: Vietnam War, or Second Indochina...
When Louis J. Armentaro went in, there was another kid from Livingston [Annotator's Note: Livingston, Montana] that he...
After the war, James Richard O'Rorke stumbled into various events that made his career what it was. That included some...
As James Paul Lynch looks back, there were not really normal families back in that time [Annotator's Note: the time of...
Wendell Galbraith was discharged at Fort Sheridan, Illinois as a Tech Sergeant [Annotator's Note: Technical Sergeant;...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Jack Weiss what he thinks of The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana...
The war was a challenging experience for Edgar De Pue Osgood. There are other ways of getting those challenges, like...
Ray Eshelman did not take long to transition back to civilian life. He was looking forward to it. He did not miss the...
Many times when Alfred Dietrick was on the front lines, he said that if he ever got out alive, he would not complain...
Richard O. "Otto" Bertz had never been as cold as he was in combat. He still has trouble with his feet and goes to bed...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks James Billingsley to talk about Nasugbu, Philippines.] They came out of Luzon [...
Not far from Naha [Annotator's Note: Naha, Okinawa, Japan], Melvin C. Whitman got into a 20 plus hour artillery duel....
When George A. Sarosi worked at a VA Hospital, he always felt it was an extension of the university. He has enjoyed...

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