Saxe World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Discusses Mr. Saxe's service with the Americal Division, 182nd Infantry column where he served as a Staff Sergeant in the Pacific during World War II. Mr. Saxe saw most of his action in Bougainville and Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands and Leyte in......
McCarthy World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. McCarthy's service as an Army platoon commander with the 182nd and 335th Infantry Divisions in the Guadalcanal in the South Pacific and the Rhineland in Europe....
Paruti World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
While a freshman at Boston College, Joseph C. Paruti, along with many of his classmates, enlisted in the Air Force, and he and his crew, part of the 39th Bomb Group, were stationed in Guam. As a gunner on a B29 his tight-knit crew flew 27 missions, m......
Apostol World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. Apostol's service during World War II, focusing particularly on his role as a musician in the Army Ground Forces Band....
Hites World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
When World War II began, Zebulon Hites of Asheville, N.C., wanted to avoid being drafted, so he took the aviation cadet exam and entered the Army Air Corps. Hites describes in great detail how he became a navigator on a B-17, how his plane was shot o......
Bolton World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. Bolton's U.S. Army service during World War II with special emphasis on the fighting on Utah Beach during the Normandy Invasion....
Cohen World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Milton Cohen was drafted at 18 in 1943 while at Boston University. After radio school in Liverpool, he rejoined the 30th Division, 119th Infantry Regiment, which followed in the footsteps of the D-Day invasion. As replacement troops, they moved to th......
Anderson World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. Anderson's service during World War II in Europe, focusing particularly on his role in counter intelligence and his experiences in France, Belgium, England and Germany....
Carlow World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. Carlow's service in Europe with the U.S. Army as a rifleman during World War II....
Schrag World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Like so many of his generation, Guy Schrag wanted to join the service and help the war effort and, attracted to the romance of flying, joined the Army Air Force. He was called to active duty in February 1943 after over a year of gunnery school, aviat......
Leupold World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
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....
Balcom World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Interview discussing Mr. Balcom's service in both the Pacific Theater and the European Theater during World War II, focusing particularly on his time as a B-17bomber pilot....
Fishtine World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing - YouTube
Arthur Fishtine trained at the Desert Training Center in California and Camp Kilmer, N.J., and was then sent to England where his 79th Infantry Division landed in Normandy following D-Day. As a member of an artillery group advancing against the Nazi......
K. Smith World War II veteran Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Kenneth Smith, a native New Yorker who later settled in Ashland, Mass., was one of a dozen classmates enlisting in the Navy directly after graduation from high school in 1943. He relates his training as auxiliary crew on a submarine in Perth, Austral......
Goldstein World War II U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project YouTube sharing
Irving Goldstein was a sophomore at Worcester Poly Tech majoring in electrical engineering when he left to serve in the U.S. Army. Assigned to the Signal Corps, he was trained in the use of UHF point-to-point communications equipment. Goldstein then......
Baskin World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project
David Baskin entered the U.S. Army in the summer of 1943, shortly after he graduated from Stoughton High School. He joined the Corps of Engineers, and was sent overseas in early 1944. Baskin's duties included transporting supplies and munitions to tr......
Rogers World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project
Charles Rogers joined the U.S. Army in December 1941, right after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Trained as an artillery officer, Rogers would become a “grasshopper pilot” with the 44th Infantry Division, 7th Army, in France, Germany and Austria.......
Fagan World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project
Interview discussing Mr. Fagan's service as a surgical technician with the Third Infantry Division, Third Medical Battalion in North Africa and Europe during World War II....
Aronson World War II Veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project
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 the Army, stationed ma......
Peirce World War II veteran U.S. Army Natick Veterans Oral History Project
Discusses Mr. Peirce's service with the 219th Quarter Master Company during World War II....