Submarine warfare

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Arthur Killam was born in San Francisco and lived there until he was six years old when he moved to San Jose,...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard submarines. After the war he was...
Roger Shaw returned to the SS after his leave in New Orleans, Louisiana. The was his original ship. It voyaged to...
When David Yoho went through boot camp, it was great except for his troubled background. He kept getting into trouble...
[Annotators Note: Calvin Barrick served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Tang (SS306).]During the shakedown...
When on the P34 ship that pulled them out of the ocean William Leibold and the other survivors of the [Annotators Note...
When Calvin Barrick was going to submarine school in New London he signed up for the navy’s V12 program which was...
Roger Shaw boarded another ship after his assignment as captain of the army transport. The ship had a radio operator...
[Annotators Note: Calvin Barrick served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Tang (SS306).] On 16 February 1944 the...
[Annotators Note: Arthur Killam served in the US Navy as an Electricians Mate aboard the submarine USS Sea Dragon.]...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins mid sentence. Leibold is apparently recommending places to eat in Escondido.]...
William Leibold was topside with O'Kane [Annotators Note: Richard O’Kane, commanding officer of the USS (SS306)] when...
William Leibold found O'Kane [Annotators Note: Richard O’Kane was the captain of the USS (SS306)] to be very sure of...
Within a week shipping instructions were posted and George Griffenhagen’s name was on the list. They shipped out in...
[Annotator's Note: The video begins with William Leibold taking the interviewers through a book of photographs. The...
Roger Shaw was changed by World War 2. The war changed the world. Shaw had never been on a boat before, and that was a...
David Yoho was on a fleet oiler in World War 2. The ship took on fuel sometimes from a fuel barge in order to refuel...
William Leibold never stopped believing that he would make it home to his wife. The reunion with his wife on his parent...
[Annotators Note: Calvin Barrick served in the US Navy aboard the submarine USS Tang (SS306).] At the end of the second...
Roger Shaw returned to the United States by way of Northern Ireland. The SS sailed alone before reaching Ireland. Shaw’...
Roger Shaw was 22 years old when he returned to the United States. When he got back to the United States, he went up...
Lucien Paul Laborde was named after his grandfathers. He was the third boy in his family. Laborde was born in Vinton,...
Grieves was born in Liberty Center, Ohio. At a young age his parents moved the family to Detroit, Michigan for his...
Monpat was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He went to E.D. White High School for one year then quit and went...
The lavatories aboard the submarines discharged overboard. The head [Annotator's Note: navy slang for lavatory] had to...
Grieves rode the Falcon [Annotator's Note: US Navy submarine rescue ship USS Falcon (AM-28 /ASR-2)] down to New London...
Feightner and a friend, Red Hall, attended the CPT [Annotator's Note: Civilian Pilot Training] class their school [...
The islands [Annotator’s Note: the Hawaiian Islands] were under martial law. There was a strictly enforced 6:00 o'clock...
Richard Ford waited about three months for a boat back to the United States. Germans were sinking boats in the Gulf of...
For Charles Bishop, submarine school was pretty intense. The course lasted three months during which the class spent a...
William Barnes was aboard USS PC-590 when it was thrown onto the reef which surrounds Midway atoll. After making...
Dupuy remembers a mission to Joliet. They carried two thousand pound bombs on the P-40 [Annotator’s Note: American P-40...
The boat [Annotator's Note: US Navy submarine USS Thresher (SS-200)] had been submerged for 18 hours and under attack...
[Annotators Note: Charles Bishop served in the navy aboard the destroyer USS Cummings (DD-365) then later aboard the...
Harold Ward remembers that it was quiet after they secured from general quarters. Around three in the afternoon they...
Whitten arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, west of Honolulu. The mess from the attack on Pearl Harbor was still...

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