World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. Army. Infantry; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; Dachau (Concentration camp);
Typed synopsis of video interview with Ralph Martire conducted by Robert Mastroni. The interview describes the experiences that Martire had while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.
American Red Cross; American Red Cross. Supplemental Recreation Activities Overseas; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women;
Interview conducted by Timothy H. Jones. Jeanne M. Christie grew up in Wisconsin and joined the Red Cross to work in Vietnam. She describes herself as naïve at the time and unaware of the full extent of what was happening in the war. Her job...
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; B-29 bomber;Johnson Controls, Inc.; United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command.
Interview conducted by Gregg Cerosky. Ronald M. Williams enlisted in the U.S. Air Force after dropping out of high school on his 17th birthday. He went to Sampson Air Force Base for basic training, which consisted of mainly classroom learning. ...
United States. Navy -- Machinist's mates; United States. Navy -- Military Life; Nuclear submarines;
Interview conducted by Shane Matthews. Kevin M. Downey enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 2000 after graduating from high school. He chose to enlist because his father had also been in the navy, and he knew it would be a good educational experience. ...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narrative, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women; Military hospitals; Military nurses;
Interview conducted by Jane L. Natoli. Elaine Gemma was motivated to serve in the military after growing up hearing her uncle tell stories about his WWII Navy experiences. Her three brothers all served in the military and she joined the Air Force...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; Helicopters;United States Military Academy; United States. Army -- Officers;
Interview conducted by Gregg Cerosky. James J. Satterwhite graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1959 part of a class of 499. His first assignment was in Hawaii, first with the aviation company of the 25th Infantry Division, as an...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Helicopters;
Marines of the First Marine Division, Second Squad,
Second Platoon, Company A board a CH-46 helicopter after completing
a sweep 11 miles southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam.
(U.S.M.C. photo by Sgt. Mike Adkison)