World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island;
Interview conducted by Kara Hoffman. Angelo Rose enlisted in the U.S. Marines at the age of 17. He went to Camp Lejeune (N.C.) for basic training where he was taught discipline and rifle skills. In May of 1944 he was sent to the Pacific Theatre,...
Flight crews, Military -- United States; Airplanes, Military -- Piloting; Bombers -- Piloting -- United States; United States. Army Air Force
1st Lieutenant James Hurst, standing second from right. The World War II flight crew in this photograph are indentified in print below the image as Mr. Gupton, Knipper, Humkey, Hurst, Manchester, Mr. Stier, Hamilton, Lotz, Williams, Kelly.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; Abu Ghraib Prison; Improvised explosive devices -- Iraq; Purple Heart;
Interview conducted by Eileen Hurst. Luis Arguelles enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2003. He went to basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., and was then transferred to Fort Irwin, Ca., a training base for soldiers who were going to be deployed to...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; United States. Marine Corps; Veterans -- Connecticut;
Synopsis of the oral history interview of Michael A. Parker conducted by Eileen Hurst. Parker joined the U.S. Marine Corps on July 22, 1968 just after graduation from high school. He attended boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, and after...
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)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Military missions; Helicopters;
The First Marine Division, Company B, Third Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment unload from the rear of a CH– 46
Sea Night helicopter as their unit begins a "Search
and Clear" mission 10 miles northwest of
Da Nang, Vietnam. (Photo by Lt. Cpl. Rocky...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps;
Two adult South Vietnamese, one holding a small child, are standing in front of an American military transport vehicle. Children can be seen in the truck in the background during an evacuation of their village.