20 June, 2021

World War II Interviews

Posted on 2 February, 2014 by in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Alexander, James USMC Bar-Man Andrews, Rev. Army Inf. France Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot 33 Missions Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot POW Bahlau, Fred 101st Airborne Bakker, Amy Java under Japanese rule Bavier, Don Army POW Japan Beal, Harold USN Omaha Beach 12 Hrs. D-Day Black, Bob 82nd Airborne 4 combat jumps Bleil, Eugene MD Bataan Death […]

Czubko, Maryan

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Maryan went into the Marine Corps He was in the Tanks where he fought in the very bloody battle of Iwo Jima.  Maryon drove a tank on Iwo Jima

Currier, Verrold

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Verrold Currier was drafted in 1942. After training as a field medic he was assigned to Gen. Patton’s 3rd Army where he gave first aid to many. When the 3rd Army opened the horrible death camp Buchenwald, Verrold was ordered to stay there for about three weeks to give aid to the people at Buchenwald. […]

Currier, Lyn

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Lyn Currier was a English woman born in 1927 and later married to Verrold Currier. She tells in her interview about what life was like in England during WWII. She tells of riding her bike in the dark to go places, since everyone was in complete blackout due to fear of bomber attacks. She also tells a funny […]

Cramton, Barney

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

I would like to tell all of you about a Naval serviceman, a sailor namedBarney Cramton. Barney enlisted in the Navy in October of 1942. He was assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Essex as a 50cal. Machine gunner on Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo bomber. He flew about 40 combat missions, on a mission Barney […]

Cooke, Charles

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Charles was born in 1915. He was a B-17 Pilot in the United States Army Air Corps  He was in the 8th Air Force (Mighty Eighth) flying out of England. Charles flew 30 very dangerous missions, with all the flak and fighters trying their best to shoot him down. He flew his B-17 at altitudes […]

Clark, Dick

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Dick was born in 1923.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps and was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division 2nd regiment 1st Battalion A Co. The major battle that Dick was involved in was the battle of Tarawa which was the first frontal assault in the Pacific.  It was a horrible little island that only measured 3 miles by 1/2 […]

Castureras, Dr. Flora

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Dr. Castureras was born in 1931 in Luzon Philippines.  He was only 10 when the Japanese invaded the Philippine Islands. He cleaned the Japanese Officers quarters then took any information back to the Philippine guerrillas. At about 13 he was forced to watch a beheading that he has never gotten over.  He still has such strong feelings […]