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Cyril Buchert found that the typical targets were hangers and airfields with their airplanes. [Annotator's Note:...
Gustave Heinecke's ship [Annotator's Note: USS LCS(L)(3)–1] progressed from Boston, through the Panama Canal, to...
Richard Bennett mentioned that one incident stands out as a proud moment. Out of the 15 PT boats in the squadron [...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
Jack Brukman could not tell the war was coming to a close. The airplanes he serviced as a ground crewman had been...
Arturo Camacho remembers going down to the docks, and coming away with a canteen full of brown sugar that had been...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
Frank Hartzell and his battalion [Annotator's Note: Hartzell was a member of Company B, 21st Armored Infantry Battalion...
James Crane’s brother was taken prisoner by the Germans [Annotator’s Note: after being shot down over the Ploesti...
For the invasion of Japan, Richard Nummer and the American troops were issued wool blankets and green fatigues to fight...
Walter Halloran was anxious to return home after the war. He experienced a feeling of wellbeing. He was satisfied that...
Joseph LaNier had a close call on Okinawa while driving a truck. The LST [Annotator’s Note: LST—landing ship, tank] was...
Curt Simmons was in New Orleans on VJ-Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day]. In order to get discharged, the...
Troy Edwards and his unit [Annotator's Note: Carrier Aircraft Service Unit 14 (CASU-14)] reached Guadalcanal and set up...
John E. Johnson went back to the ship, but not all his crewmates did. After replacements came from a nearby receiving...
Robert Oplinger never had issues other than sunburn from being in the water during his time as a frogman. Some of the...
Donald Dean went to Farragut, Idaho for boot camp then to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for fire control school where he...
James Newsom was assigned to the USS Sarsfield (DD-837) in New York. The Sarsfield was larger than his previous...
Edward Stone was aboard the USS Bumper (SS-333) after its first war patrol when it entered Subic Bay in the Philippines...
Norman Mineta, his mother, father, and two sisters moved to Evanston, Illinois rather than living in Chicago where his...
C. Charles Collie heard on 6 August [Annotator's Note: 1945] that the atomic bomb had been used on Hiroshima. He knew...