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Janice Benario did not think about her job too much while she was doing it. Every once in a while they got excited when...
Charles Bishop stayed with the Piranha [Annotators Note: USS Piranha (SS-389)] to put her out of commission since he...
They started taking off the most severely wounded. Another APD [Annotator's Note: a destroyer or destroyer escort...
When Donald Hoff's plane went into its dive, it did not last long. At 250 miles per hour the dive goes by quick. When...
Wahlen was an E-5, Pharmacist’s Mate 2nd class when he got out of the Navy. His US Army career was over twenty years.He...
Karr recalls having to go up on deck with buckets of water from down below. One of the times he went up to dump a...
While the Laffey was undergoing training on Chesapeake Bay some of the gunners were sent to Dam Neck, Virginia for...
The USS San Francisco (CA-38) replenished and headed down towards the Coral Sea. They raided New Guinea airport and the...
Ramage and other pilots were ready to go [Annotator's Note: Ramage is talking about attacking Japanese aircraft...
The day after the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot [Annotators Note: the Battle of the Philippine Sea] Alex Vraciu was...
James witnessed one of the atomic bomb blasts at Bikini Atoll after the war. That is how he realized how the war really...
The ship went into the Atlantic. Vejtasa's ship met up with the Ranger, CV-4 [Annotator's Note: USS Ranger (CV-4)]....
The Germans would use flares at night and drop them over the American convoy. At night this would illuminate the fleet...
The first ship Curt Simmons served aboard was the old Panamanian flagged ship El Murante [Annotators Note: unsure of...
The most significant thing to occur during the Battle of Midway that allowed for American victory is up for debate....
At Santa Cruz Feightner and Wickendoll [Annotator's Note: Lt(jg) Maurice Wickendoll] were flying CAP [Annotator's Note...
Wiley noted that there were no other survivors of his plane. His wingman returned to the Enterprise [Annotator's Note:...
They went to the South Pacific to the Solomons [Annotator's Note: Solomon Islands]. The ship was pretty crowded.At Mare...
When the ceremony was over [Annotator’s Note: the Japanese surrender ceremony on 2 September 1945] the sky was filled...
Earnest did get his eight landings in. The next time he was going to be making a landing he was on the Saratoga [...
About a month before the Battle of Midway the skipper decided to assign crews. The chief radioman asked if anyone had a...
Norman Kleiss could not see if the bombs from the next two planes hit. When he made his run, he lined up on the big red...
The Wagner's hosted a student from Egypt and learned a lot about his religion.She feels that many people don't like...
During the battle Commander Becton [Annotator's Note: Admiral F. Julian Becton] was very calm. He gave orders to the...
Ferrier's airplane was taken back to Pearl Harbor after the battle. The engineers do all sorts of things to the plane,...
Alexander Vraciu lost his wing man, Brockmeyer [Annotators Note: US Navy Ensign Homer Brockmeyer], out over the...
James Nerison was sent home because it was his turn. After a year men in his outfit were sent home for a 30 day...
The Japanese kept the Americans and British in separate groups until they started working on the railroad.The food was...
Most of the time, they got along with the Filipinos. Stinson notes that any foreigner who comes in and occupies another...
Merrill's roommate was Olie Hansen.After a raid the Enterprise [Annotator's Note: aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CV-6...
The Marines had to land about a thousand yards short of the beach at Tarawa. Tarrant recalls the San Francisco's guns...
When Blanchard's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Franklin, CV-13] was attacked he didn't realize how close they were to...
There was a problem on Midway with producing fresh water. It was solved by evaporators and other techniques that were...
Janice Benario met her future husband at a Latin seminar at Johns Hopkins. Benario’s husband took a position at Emory...
They had the Evans floating and had an auxiliary generator running; that meant lights and refrigeration. They were...
When Donald Hoff's pilot pulled up from his dive, he pulled up so hard that he blacked out. When he opened his eyes he...

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