• Mathias J. Leupold
      In European, USAF, WWII
      U.S. Army 1939–1945 Interview discussing Mr. Leupold’s service as a navigator with the United States Army’s 8th Air Force, 385th bombardment group during World War II in Europe. View in catalog   Like this:Like Loading......
    • Laurence Bazer
      In Afghanistan, Army, Kabul
      U.S. Army 1989–0000 Laurence Bazer became a chaplain in the United States Army in 1989 and served in the New York States National Guard in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He later served a six month tour in Afghanistan, ...
    • 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 theaters; and ...
    • Silvio and Og Mandino
      In European, USAF, WWII
      U.S. Army 1959–1969 U.S. Air Force 1943–1945 Silvio Mandino was born in West Natick, MA. He lived on Loker Street, later renamed D Street. He recalled the quick-changing nature of the town; Martin Cerel and other builders put up hundreds of houses ...
    • Hudner, Thomas J.Thomas J. Hudner
      In Korea, Navy
      U.S. Navy 1946–1953 Graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1946, Hudner was assigned to a cruiser north of Shanghai as a ship’s signal officer. Receiving his wings in 1949 he trained to be a pilot and was assigned to the carrier, USS Leyte. ...
    • Galiano L. Melchiorri
      In Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1939–1945 Discusses Mr. Melchiorri’s service with the 19th Armored Division in France and Germany during World War II. At the war’s end he was present at the liberation of Buchenwald and Dachau. View in catalog  ...
    • Leslie W. Van Tassell
      In Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1939–1945 Interview discussing Mr. Van Tassell’s service during World War II as a medic and signal corps switch board operator in German and France. View in catalog   Like this:Like Loading......
    • Thruston Hammer
      In Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1943–1946   Thruston Hcluding Hammer joined the U. S. Navy’s V-12 reserve program in 1943, while a student at Yale University. After training, he was commissioned as an ensign and assigned to an LST (landing transport). He ...
    • Lillian Aronson
      In American, Army, WWII
      U.S. Army 1943–1964 Lillian Aronson joined the Women’s Army Corps in 1943. She was assigned to several U.S. bases during the war, handling a variety of administrative duties, from war bonds to troop movement clerk. After the war, she remained with ...
    • Michael Anthony
      In Al Asad, Army Reserves, Iraq, Mosul
      U.S. Army 2003–2010 Michael Anthony joined the Army Reserves at the age of 18. He trained to be an operating room technician and was shipped to Iraq in 2006. Assigned to the 399th Combat Support Hospital, he tells of his experiences in Mosul, where ...