• Walter E. Hall
      In Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1939–1945   Discusses Mr. Hall’s service with the 308th Engineers in England, France (during the Normandy Invasion), Belgium, and Germany building bridges, roads and removing mines. View in catalog     Like this:Like ...
    • Brett Conaway
      In Army NG, Baghdad, Fallujah, Iraq
      National Guard 2003-present     While at Roger Williams University, Brett Conaway joined the ROTC program. Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, he was called to active duty with the 211th Military Police Battalion of the ...
    • Louise Hale
      In Homefront, Massachusetts, New York City, WWII
        Louise Stone spent most of her childhood in Natick, and was working as a secretary in Boston when the war began. Her husband, Edward L. Hale, was drafted into the Army and stationed near New York City. In order to be closer to him, she moved ...
    • David Wall
      In Marines, Vietnam
        David Wall joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1967. After OCS training and a session at a Vietnamese language school in California, he was sent to Vietnam, where he served as a forward observer with I Corps. This interview was recorded by ...
    • 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 ...
    • Leo Dorrington
      In Army, Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia
        This interview covers Mr. Dorrington’s service with the 803rd Medical Group and 804th Medical Brigade in Honduras, Saudi Arabia and King Khalid.   Like this:Like Loading......
    • Clarence J. Melanson
      In African, Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1939–1945   This interview covers Mr. Melanson’s service as a machine gunner with the 45th Division in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Germany. He is a recipient of the Silver Star. View in catalog Like this:Like Loading......
    • Ernest Gaither
      In Navy, Pacific, WWII
      U.S. Navy 1939–1945   This interview covers Mr. Gaither’s service as a lab technician, photographer and in Naval intelligence in the Philippine Sea, the South China Sea and the Pacific. View in catalog   Like this:Like Loading......
    • Cyril B. Woolf
      In African, Air Force (South African), European, WWII
      South African Air Force, 1940-45     Born and raised in South Africa, Cyril Woolf enlisted in the South African Air Force in 1940 at the age of 27. Because of his electrical background, he was assigned to be an aircraft electrician, ...
    • Walter Kilroy
      In Army, European, WWII
      U.S. Army 1944–1946   Walter Kilroy was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944, shortly before he was to graduate from Dorchester High School. He served in France, Belgium and Germany installing telephone lines with Unit 3189 of the U.S. Army ...