I entered the U.S. Air Force under the opposition of my mother - Oh, she was angry! However, I stood at the Greyhound station in downtown Youngstown, Ohio, in the..
D-Day, June 6, 1944, Omaha Beach, Normandy. Staff Sgt. Robert Brant, U.S. Army, started his journey across France and ended it in the Rhineland a year later. He was..
I’ve wanted to say thank you for some time now. In my Marine Corps travels, I’ve buried veterans, retirees and Marines killed in action. All totaled, there were over..
JOHN DICKINSON A longtime member of American Legion Post 1 of Omaha, Neb., John Dickinson started his Legion affiliation when he was a delegate to South Dakota Boys State..
ENLISTED AT BARKSDALE AIR BASE SEPT. 17, 1940. DISCHARGED AT CAMP SHELBY OCT. 5, 1945, AS S/SGT. LEFT FOR AUSTRALIA JAN. 31, 1942. ARRIVED BRISBANE GUEENLAND, AUSTRALIA FEB 27, 1942...
ED’S STORY SLOW HAND ED - A WW II PLANE CAPTAIN VERBAL INTERVIEW OCTOBER 9TH TO November 16, 2012 USING HIS NAVAL AVIATION LOG BOOK FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC THEATER..
I have many experiences very unusual in nature, but here is one I shall never forget: I joined the Navy in March 1941 to be a flier. Well, I washed out..
I’d like to begin with my family’s military service history: My uncles Roscoe and Sterling Mathews served in France during World War I. Roscoe served with the Third Army. Uncle Sterling..
For Heroism in Combat: Vargas, John A For heroism while participating in aerial flight, Specialist Four, John A. Vargas, distinguished himself by heroic action on May 19,..
I am a Marine Corps Combat Veteran of the Korean War. I served in Korea from June 1952 thru July 1953. I served with Weapons Company, Anti-Tank Assault..