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    • Leon Wise Interview Part 3 

      Wise, Leon (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-04-29)
      Leon Wise, interviewed April 29, 2014 by Shane Benz, Rachel Brown, and Michael Buckley, recounts his time in the Army Air Corps (known today as the Air Force) during World War II. Wise talks about growing up in the time ...
    • Leon Wise Interview Part 1 

      Wise, Leon (C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience, 2014-04-29)
      Leon Wise, interviewed April 29, 2014 by Shane Benz, Rachel Brown, and Michael Buckley, recounts his time in the Army Air Corps (known today as the Air Force) during World War II. Wise talks about growing up in the time ...
    • William "Buddy" Hurley Interview 

      Hurley, William (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-11)
      William “Buddy” Hurley, interviewed by Brady Townsend, Molli Cole, Nicolle Gamez, and JR Bauer on June 11, 2014 was 17 when he enlisted in the Navy in 1943. Due to his work at a canning factory and slight color blindness, ...
    • James Ireland Interview 

      Ireland, James (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-11)
      James Ireland, interviewed by Brady Townsend, Molli Cole, and Michael Buckley on June 11, 2014, enlisted in the military in 1939 at the age of 20. Ireland was blind in one eye as a result of a childhood accident and was ...
    • William "Bill" Campbell Interview 

      Campbell, William (C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-17)
      William “Bill” Campbell, interviewed by Molli Cole, Brady Townsend, and Nancy Louck on June 17, 2014, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1944. Shortly after graduation, Campbell was placed on the destroyer USS Melvin, ...
    • Gerald Roderick Interview 

      Roderick, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-19)
      Gerald Roderick, interviewed by Brady Townsend and Molli Cole on June 19, 2014, shares the story of his father, Donald Roderick, who served in the Navy as a pilot in Alaska during World War II. D. Roderick enlisted in the ...
    • Thomas Noble Interview 

      Noble, Thomas (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-24)
      Thomas Noble, interviewed by Brady Townsend, and Molli Cole on June 24, 2014, shares his childhood memories of the attack on Pearl Harbor, his father’s service in the Navy during World War II, and his own service in the ...
    • Frazer Dougherty Interview 

      Dougherty, Frazer (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-06-25)
      Frazer Dougherty, interviewed by Brady Townsend on June 25, 2014, joined the National Guard in the summer of 1940. When World War II was declared, Dougherty moved to the Army Air Corps where he was trained as a pilot and ...
    • Vicky Sawyer Interview 

      Sawyer, Vicky (2014-06-25)
      Vicky Sawyer, interviewed June 25, 2014 by Nancy Louck, discusses the army service of her father, Herbert Clifton Gillis, who was a sergeant stationed in the Philippines in World War II. Sawyer describes what she knows of ...
    • Harold Joiner Interview 

      Joiner, Harold (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2014-07-28)
      Harold W. Joiner, interviewed July 28, 2014, by Rachel Brown and Michael Buckley, recounts his time in the US Army Air Corps (today known as the US Air Force) during World War II. Joiner was a pilot in a B-25 twin-engine ...
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 10b 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A letter written to Sy Ellenhorn from Mickey, the man who rescued Ellenhorn after he was forced to parachute into the Adriatic Sea.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 10a 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A letter written to Sy Ellenhorn from Mickey, the man who rescued Ellenhorn after he was forced to parachute into the Adriatic Sea.
    • Gerry Roderick Artifact 03a 

      Roderick, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A photograph of a bomber from Donald Roderick's collection.
    • Gerald Roderick Artifact 02b 

      Roderick, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A photograph of the wolf, which identified Flight Squadron 136.
    • Gerry Roderick Artifact 03b 

      Roderick, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A certificate from the Patrol Bombing Squadron 136 to Ens. D. R. Roderick.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 03 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A photograph of Sy Ellenhorn's crew with their bomber at Panatella Air Corps Base in Italy.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 02 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A photograph of a bathroom facility at Panatella Air Corps Base in Italy.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 04 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A photograph of Panatella Air Corps Base from the air.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 09b 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      Sy Ellenhorn's letter of acceptance into the Caterpillar Club.
    • Sy Ellenhorn Artifact 14b 

      Ellenhorn, Sy (C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, 2015-03-03)
      A combat crew training guide from Mountain Home, Idaho signed by ten men including Sy Ellenhorn.