Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; Korean War, 1950-1953; B-29 bomber; Kadena Air Force Base (Okinawa-shi, Japan); Sheppard Field (Tex.); Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.); United States. Air Force -- Aerial gunners;
William A. O'Neill enlisted in the Air Force in September of 1950. He wanted to fight in the Korean War as a pilot. He was unable to train as a pilot, and instead trained to be an aerial gunner. The majority of his basic training was completed at...
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.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944; Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945; Iwo Jima Survivors Association; United States. Marine Corps --...
Typed synopsis of video interview with Edwin P. Desrosiers conducted by Tom Benemann.
World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; United States. Navy;
This sheet of translated text was carried by American soldiers during World War II in the event of an emergency. The message was translated into French, Annamese, Thai, Lao, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, United States. Navy; Martin PBM-5 Mariner (Seaplane);
The inscription on the upper left of this photograph reads, "Diamond coming aboard the Norton Sound in early 1946". The U.S.S. Norton Sound was a seaplane carrier named after the Norton Sound in Alaska.
World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy -- Aviation; Martin PBM-5 Mariner (Seaplane);
Taken during operational training at Banana River, Florida, the Martin PBM-5 Mariner is seen in the background. Left to right in the rear are Julius Tlustohowich, Ensign Barber, Ensign Wright, Ensign Gilbert and Erving Eisenberg. Left to right in...