• Robert B. White
      In Korea, Marines
        This interview covers Mr. White’s service with Dog Co., 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division stateside and in Korea.   https://youtu.be/h2hb8mFWMAI   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......
    • Zecil Gravitz
      In Navy, USA, WWII
        In 1942, Zecil Gravitz had just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in chemistry. She began work at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia researching “fluxes,” part of the process in building battleships. She would join the ...
    • Edward J. Carr
      In Marines, Vietnam
      U.S. Marine Corps 1961–1975   Interview discussing Mr. Carr’s Marine Corps service during the Vietnam War as a Forward Observer and a Vietnamese language interpreter.   View in catalog Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like ...
    • Andre Proulx
      In Massachusetts, Navy, WWII
      Andre Proulx joined the Navy shortly after the start of WWII. He was first assigned to a cruiser, the USS Flint, then transferred to the USS Douglas H. Fox, a destroyer. Proulx was assigned to one of the vessel’s 5-inch gun mounts; he survived a ...
    • Vincent “Bill” Purple
      In European, USAF, WWII
      U.S. Air Force 1942–1951   Vincent Purple joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 and was taught how to fly B-17s and B-24s. Stationed with the 379th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force in England, he took part in 35 missions, mostly over Germany, for ...
    • Andrew Lashenske
      In USAF, Vietnam
        Andrew Lashenske graduated from Boston College in 1963, and wanted to go to law school. Because “I needed to mature myself,” and he needed money for law school, Lashenske enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He became an officer with the ...
    • Robert W. Peirce
      In Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1943–1945   Discusses Mr. Peirce’s service with the 219th Quarter Master Company during World War II.   View in catalog   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......
    • Joe Bonavire
      In European, Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1942–1952   Joseph Bonavire joined the U.S. Navy in early 1942. His 10-year service included three years on board the oil tanker the USS Chicopee, where he served as a gunner’s mate. He served in the Atlantic and Pacific ...
    • Lawrence C. Foster
      In African, European, Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1939–1945   Having learned Morse Code and Semaphore in Boy Scout Camp, Larry Foster was a perfect match for Navy Signalmen during World War II. Entering the service right out of high school, his duties took him to France, North ...
    • J. William Connolly
      In Korea, Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1941–1955   Interview discussing Mr. Connolly’s service in the U.S. Navy as a radio operator during World War II and the Korean War. View in catalog   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......