• Winston E. “Pat” Flynn
      In Army, European, Korea, USA, Vietnam, WWII
      “Pat” Flynn joined the Army in 1943, wanting to join the 10th Mountain Division as a skier. Instead, he was trained for combat infantry. He served with the 157th Infantry Regiment, and saw action in Italy and France. After the war, he stayed a ...
    • Albert C. DelMonte
      In Army, Cold War
      U.S. Army 1955–1956   Born in Newton, Al DelMonte grew up during World War II. He remembers food rationing, blackouts and “gasless Sundays.” After high school graduation in 1952, he worked in the local A&P until he was drafted ...
    • Jack Sheppard
      In European, Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1939–1945     Discusses Mr. Sheppard’s Navy service as a radio operator and gunner in North Africa, Italy, France, Pearl Harbor, Manila, Okinawa and Sasebo.   View in catalog   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike ...
    • George LaBossier
      In European, Navy, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1939–1945   Interview discussing Mr. LaBossier’s service in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Europe and the Mediterranean. View in catalog   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......
    • William Gallagher
      In Army, Vietnam
      U.S. Army 1968–1970   William Gallagher enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1965 and served in the Air Police at Otis Air Force Base and in West Germany and was discharged in 1968. He then volunteered for the Army and was sent to Vietnam, where ...
    • Carl Johanson
      In European, USAF, WWII
      U.S. Air Force 1939–1945   Interview discussing Mr. Johanson’s service in the U.S. Air Force in Europe during World War II, focusing on his experiences as a B-26 bomber pilot. View in catalog Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like ...
    • Alton S. Webb
      In Marines, USA, Vietnam
        This interview covers Mr. Webb’s service with the 2nd Marine Air Wing in Cherry Point, N.C.   https://youtu.be/ulPdbfWOGOg   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......
    • Peter C. Thompson
      In Natick, Navy, Vietnam
        This interview covers Mr. Thompson’s service as an electrician and shore patrol officer with the 21st Naval Construction Regiment, Mobile Construction Battalion, stateside and in the Panama Canal Zone.   https://youtu.be/EuwzN-ikCqY ...
    • Eugene B. Dugdale
      In Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1939–1945   This interview covers Mr. Dugdale’s service as a Chief Boatswain’s Mate in the Pacific. He was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor.   View in catalog Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading......
    • Ken Barber
      In Army, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Army 1943–1946   Ken Barber was born and raised in Natick. He and his four brothers began working at an early age, with Ken selling flowers by the time he was 15 years old. During the war, he and his brothers served; Ken was in the Army, ...