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B-17 Crew, Group Interview Video
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  World War 2 US Army Air Forces 457th Bomb Group
751st Bomb Squadron
European   Group interviewed by Hudson Falls, HS. Includes Earl M. Morrow, Samuel J. Lisica, and Jerome Silverman.
Transribed by Susan Bergmann
Baber, James Koehler Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 6th Armored Regiment;
1st Armored Division
European Kansas City, MO Normandy; General Patton
Transcribed by Elizabeth Horowitz
Bachelet, Janet Bower (Bauer) Video
Audio
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Female World War 2 US Army Air Forces Air Transport Command (ATC)     Worked in the office for the CBI wing.
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Bailey, John A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 27th Infantry Division
106th Infantry Regiment
Pacific, European Kiamesha Lake, NY Battle of the Bulge
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Bailey, John E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy
Fleet Marine Force
Attached to 5th Marine Service Corps Pacific Albany, NY Pharmacist's Mate
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Bailey, Frank Joel Biography Male 1907 - 1941 US Naval Militia
US Naval Reserves
    Buffalo, NY Biography written by Thomas Bailey Hagen, 2012.
Bailey, Kenneth H. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Cavalry Group (Mechanized) European Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Oliver Groom
Baim, David H. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army   Vietnam Easton, PA Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Baker, Henry Ten Eyck Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 75th Infantry Division European Johnstown, NY Bronze Star
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Baker, Keith Video
Audio
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Male World War Two US Army   European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by Dustin Conte
Baker, Richard Thomas Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 390th Heavy Bomber Group,
571st Squadron,
8th Air Force
European Rome, NY Top Turrent Gunner
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Baker, Walter Sommers Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 NY National Guard
US Army Air Forces
7th Reg., NY NG
314th Composite Wing
Pacific Peapack, NJ Fighter pilot
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Baldridge, Robert C. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 34th Field Artillery Bn
9th Infantry Division
European Omaha, NE Remagen Bridge, Nordhausen concentration camps
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Baldwin, Robert D. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 25th Infantry Division Vietnam Wellsville, NY Interviewed by Melissa Beardsley of the Chemung County Historical Society
Transcribed by Joe DiDonato
Ball, Elizabeth Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian   American Elmira, NY Interviewed by Heather Wade of the Chemung County Historical Society
Ball, William Frederick Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 172nd Infantry Regiment Korea Glens Falls, NY Transcribed by Will Joseph
Ballard, Sammy Leon Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1972 - 1978 US Army
US Marine Corps
    Newburg, NY In Germany with the Army
Transcribed by Brendan Coyle
Balls, William H. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 81st Artillery Bn (WW2) European Rye, NY Battle of Hürtgen Forest, Dachau
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Balogh, Steven G. Video
Audio
Male 1945 - 1946       Flatbush, NY Interviewed by the American Legion Post, Saugerties NY
Bambury, Herbert, Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   European Carthage, NY Interviewed by Brian Beagle and Phil Boardman of the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bangert, James G. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 452nd Bomber Group,
8th Air Force
European Nanuet, NY Bombadier on a B-24 Liberator
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Banko, Walter Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy Armed Guard on Liberty Ship
1981 Lee S. Overman/ USS Hornet
  Altoona, PA D-Day at Gold Beach
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Baranaski, George , Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 1st Cavalry Division
8th Cavalry Regiment
    Group interview by Greater Capital Region Teacher Center with Margaret Gunderson, George Baranowski, Jr., Sal D'Ippolito and Hal Silverstein.
Transcribed by Valerie Disiena
Baranowski, Donald A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1971 - 1975
Desert Storm
US Air Force United States Air Force Reserve K C Air Refueling Wing
174th Ftr. Wng.
Middle East Camden Interviewed by Alicia Anderson and Jen Dixon of the Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Transcribed by Mark Woinicki
Barben, George J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Coast Guard
US Navy
USS Comanche Atlantic Brooklyn, NY Escort duty, North Atlantic Convoys
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Barber, John S. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Cold War, 1952-56 US Air Force 317th Troop Carrier Wing   Salem, NY Stationed in Germany
Transcribed by Rich Margolin
Barclay, Richard L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 419th F.A. Gp. Pacific Newburgh, NY Transcribed by Dion Selby
Bari, Frank Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Navy
US Coast Guard
USCG Cutter Dallas
USCG Cutter Busch
PT Boat Banks
PT Boat Orient
Vietnam Mineola, NY  
Barnes, Frederick S. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1946 - 1977 US Air Force
US Army Air Forces
15th Air Force
15th Ftr. Gp, Griffiss AFB
Mediterranean Pacific Buffalo, NY Interviewed by Kristen Scanlon and Kevin May of the Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Transcribed by Tori Burrell
Barnes, Harrison, Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1946 - 1948 US Army 30th Army Band   Kingston, NY Stationed in Germany
Transcribed by Alex Torres
Barnes, John Joseph Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Army Co. H 116th Inf. Regt.
29th Infantry Division
European Utica, NY Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Transcribed by Mike Mansir
Barney, Daniel E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Dixie (Ship: AD-14)
USS YP 267/RB
Pacific Herkimer, NY Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Rev. Barney, George E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Co. C 16th Regt.
1st Infantry Division
European Utica, NY Interviewed by Gary Ford of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Transcribed by Amanda Baldwin
Barraco, Robert A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietman War US Army 1st Cavalry Division (Americal)   Danville, NY Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Barrett, James B. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 320th Inf. Regt.
35th Division
European Albany, NY  
Barron, Robert Edward Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1953 - 1956 US Army USAF Area Command, Saltzburg European Voorheesville, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Barsallo, Luis E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Iraq War US Army
NYArmy National Guard
27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
108th Infantry Regiment
Middle East Waterford Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Bartells, Robert Burke Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy SeaBees     Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Transcribed by Rebeccah Goyette
Bartholomew, Lloyd Gibson Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 121st General Hospital
97th General Hospital
European Poultney, VT Transcribed by Julio Rodriguez
Bartolotta, Frank R. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Navy Medical service
USNS Gen. William O. Darby
Vietnam Kenmore, NY  
Basile, Joseph N. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS LSMR 402 Pacific Albany, NY Interviewed by Christ The King School
Transcribed by Vusala Aliyeva
Battillo, Anthony Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army HQ, 4th Corps, 5th Army Mediterranean Brooklyn, NY Liberation of Rome
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Battista, Thomas Video
Audio
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Male World War Two US Army   European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by Elle Connelly
Battle of the Bulge, Group Interview Video
Audio
  World War 2         Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Bauer, Gary A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1957 - 1963 US Navy Essex [Ship:CVA/CVS-9] Pacific Orchard Park, NY Transcribed by Sawyer E Pezzolesi
Bauer, Harold Karl Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy CASU 30-35-12 Pacific Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Nate Salzer
Bazar, Lydia Video
Audio
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Female World War 2 Civilian     Poland Forced labor for the Germans
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bazar, Myron Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific Amsterdam, NY Served aboard a refeuling ship
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Beach, Walter Roy Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy LST 264
Donner LSD 20
Atlantic Long Island, NY  
Beagle, Howard Taylor Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 552nd Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing Vietnam Darby, PA Interviewed by Brian Beagle Kristen Scanlon of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Transcribed by Marlo Sexton
Beard, Edward J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 NY National Guard
US Army Air Forces
112th F.A.
345th Bmb. Gp.
498th Sqn
Pacific Buffalo, NY Transcribed by Winston Edmonds
Beaton, Joan Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS
Part of a Group Interview
Beaudin, Brian Video
Audio
Male World War 2   82nd Airborne Division
508th Parachute Infantry

European
West Warwick, Rhode Island Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Beaudin, Brian Video
Audio
Male World War 2   82nd Airborn Division
508th Parachute Infantry
    Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Beauregard, John M. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1964-1967 US Army 27th Maintenance Company
1st Cavarly Division
  Schenectady, NY Served in Korea and at West Point
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Becker, Miles Johnston Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 4th Engineer Battalion
4th Infantry Division
  Plattsburg, NY Worked with the Montagnards
Transcribed by Mary Reilly
Beebe, Theodore J , Sr Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War,
US Army Air Forces
US Air Force
463d Bmb. Sqn.
346th Bmb. Gp.
Pacific Korea Albany, NY Transcribed by Christina Malthouse
Beikirch, Gary Burnell Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 5th Special Forces Group   Rochester, NY Medal Of Honor
Belefant, Martin S. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army US Army. Infantry Division, 99th European Scarsdale, NY  
Belfield, Justus Rathbone Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Troop, G, NYNG
22nd Armored Division
European Utica, NY Interviewed by the NYS Military Museum
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Belfield, Justus Rathbone Transcription Male World War 2 US Army Troop, G, NYNG
22nd Armored Division
European Utica, NY Part One
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Belfield, Justus Rathbone Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Troop, G, NYNG
22nd Armored Division
European Utica, NY Part Two
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Belfield, Justus Rathbone Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Troop, G, NYNG
22nd Armored Division
European Utica, NY Part Three
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Bell, Raymond E., Jr. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War,
1957 - 1989
US Army 220th MP Brigade Vietnam
Africa
West Point, NY  
Bena, David John Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 1st Marine Air Wing   Saratoga Springs, NY Missions above 17th Parallel
Benamati, David Patrick Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Iraq War, 2003- NY Army National Guard 299th Engineerrs   Cohoes, NY Nothern Iraq, 2005-2006
Transcribed by Victor Perez
Benjamin, Farron P. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 1027 Material Sqn.
509th Composite Gp.
Pacific West Edmeston Interviewed with his wife, Dorothy.
Transcribed by Sean Clancy
Bennett, Charles H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Corps 456th Bomb Group
745th Bomb Squadron
European Hudson Falls, NY  
Bennett, Charles L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Navy USS Jospeph Strauss (DDG-16)   Whitehall, NY Easter Offensive of 1972
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Corrections supplied by his wife, Tammy Bennett.
Bennett, David Charles Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 1st Marine Airborne Wing.   Norwood, MA Interviewed by Bekah Havens of the Rome Free Academyl
Transcribed by Eilish Tucker
Bennett, Harold L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Signal Service Battalion, 988th China, Burma, India White Creek, NY Transcribed by Jacob Kallal
Bennett, Kim Morgan Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force
US Army
Security Police Vietnam Genoa, NY  
Bennett, Lawrence E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 341st Inf. Regt.
86th Division
European Newburgh, NY Transcribed by Alec Myer
Benoit, Joseph Edward "Eddie" Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy   Mediterranean Pacific Worcester Transcribed by Meaghan Foley
Benson, Burton E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Co. K
423rd Regt.
106th Infantry Division
European Rome, NY Interviewed by Mike O' Connell and Tom Knudsen of the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Joshua Fontana
Benson, Murray M. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Hq. 7th Army
4th Cav. Gp.
European NYC Transcribed by Niomi Ramsingh
Benson, R. Ben Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 7th Infantry Division   New York City ? Graves Registration Service
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Benware, Clarence Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy LST 601 European Albany, NY Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Transcribed by Augustina Boateng
Beres, Chester V. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 385th Bomb Group
548th Bomb Squadron
European Ft. Niagara, NY  
Berg, Abraham Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 65th Infantry Division
261st Infantry Regiment,
European Brooklyn, NY  
Berkman, Sanford "Sandy" Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 5th Marine Division
26th Marines
Pacific Albany, NY D-Day on Iwo Jima
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bessette, John Francis Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War
1959 - 1979
US Air Force 3rd Spc. Ops. Sqn.
7405 Sup. Sqn.
429th Air Ref. Sqn.
61st Trp. Car. Sqn.
Vietnam Malone, NY Transcribed by Michael Grant and Janice Kissick
Best, Arthur A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army US Navy USS Osage (LSV-3)
548th Engr. Svc. and Construction Bn.
Pacific Korea Albany, NY African American
Interviewed by Captain Sweeney
Betz, Otto J. , III Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War, 1961-1975
OCT 1967
MAR 1969
US Marine Corps E Co. 2nd Bn., Third Marines
US Marine Corps. Marines, 3rd
Vietnam Mineola, NY Interviewed by Will Smith and Andrew Law of Chaminade, H. S. Mineola, NY
Transcribed by Isobel Connell
Bezon, Martin Francis Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 467th Bomber Group,
791st Squadron,
8th Air Force
European Port Henry, NY Shot down, rescued by the Soviets
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Bialock, Matthew Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps

US Marine Corps. Division, 4th

US Marine Corps. Marines, 25th

Pacific Little Falls, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Bierline, Frank J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1960 - 1968 US Air Force   Pacific Freedom, PA Interviewed by Marlene Zecca of the Chemung County Historical Society
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Bilinski, Dorothy Mary Johnson Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Navy   American Green Bay. WI Transcribed by Jessica Amedio
Billotti, Dominick C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   Pacific Le Roy, NY Interviewed by Nicole Sherman of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Bindig, Robert Kuhn Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Hospitals Pacific Buffalo, NY  
Bindman, Aaron M. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 663rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Bisaillon, Ray Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1958-1959 US Navy     Witherley, NY Downsized after a year
Transcribed by Shatiki (Tiki) Beatty
Bishop, Ernest L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War, US Army HQ, Co. A, 725th Maint. Bn., 25th Infantry Division Vietnam Bradford, PA Transcribed by Bob Dial
Bishop, Richard A. Video
 
Male World War 2 US Army 442nd Signal Company CBI Schenectady, NY Audio only
Biss, Julia Helen Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2
Cold War
US Army W.A.C.
US Air Force
Administrative American Saratoga Springs, NY Transcribed by Annalese Myers
Black, Donald H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 305th Bomb Group
364th Bomb Squadron
European NYC  
Blacksmith, Daniel A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy     Middletown, NY  
Blackwelder, George Edward, Jr. Video
Audio
Male Desert Storm
1989 -
US Air Force 354th TFW
313th RCS
Middle East Spartenburg, S.C. Interviewed by Ellen Laponsky
Blair, Christopher Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War, Desert Storm US Navy USS Mariano G. Vallejo   Watervliet, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Soroush Saririan
Blair, Mary Erin (nee O'Connor) Video
Audio
Transcription
Female Cold War US Navy US Naval Women's Reserve (WAVES)   Ilion, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Meghan Deerfield
Blair, Mary Erin (nee O'Connor) Video
Audio
Female Cold War US Navy US Naval Women's Reserve (WAVES)   Ilion, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Blair, Walter R. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 8th Armored Division
49th Armored Infantry Ballation
European Philadelphia, PA Battle of Bulge
Transcribed by Rich Margolin
Blaisdell, Clarence Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps       Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Transcribed by Emkay Lalor
Blake, Harold A., Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 11th Armored Division
133rd Ordnance Battalion,
European Fulton, NY Interviewed by Patty Ritchie's Office, NY State Senator
Blanchfield, John J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 11th Infantry Regiment
5th Infantry Division
European Lake George, NY Interrviewed by Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Susan Bergman
Blanchfield, John J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 11th Infantry Regiment
5th Infantry Division
European Lake George, NY Transcribed by Susan Bergman
Blanchfield, Thomas A. Video
Audio
Male Korean War
1951 - 1985
US Army United States Army Reserve 1st Cavalry Division.
414th Civil Affairs Company
Korea Amsterdam, NY Interviewed by
of the Rome Free Academy
Bligh, John Walker, Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Cold War US Army 301st Army Security Agency.   Syracuse, NY (?) Served in Korea, 1955-57
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bliss, Robert Earl Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam US Marines 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division   Los Angelos, CA Purple Heart
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bloch, Edward J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 3rd Bn., 7th Marines
1st Marine Division
Pacific NYC Transcribed by Valerie Disiena
Bloom, Harold Leonard Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 112th Infantry Regiment
28th Infantry Division
European Providence, RI Battle of the Bulge
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bly, James "Jamie" Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 509th Bomb Wing   Elmira, NY Interviewed by Felicia Anderson and Heather Thieme of the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Bobinski, Paul S. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1972 - 1975 US Army Moncrief Army Hospital American Stamford , CT Transcribed by Nelizbeth Munoz
Bobseine, Oliver Henry Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 310th Bmb. Wng
5th Air Force
Pacific Hamburg, NY  
Bochetti, Vincent "Jim" Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air force European Mechanicville, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Bock, Leonard Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Coast Guard 83331 (ex-CG 481) Pacific Brooklyn, NY Served in the Philippines
Transcribed by Hannah Seebacher
Bohen, Alexander Joseph Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 35th Tank Bn. Recon Plt.
4th Armored Division
European Brooklyn, NY Interviewed by Marlene Zeca of the Chemung County Historical Society
Bolster, Minnie Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian     Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Springs
Interviewed with Leo Hoge
Bonacquisti, Fernando Video
Audio
  World War 2   90th. Infantry Division     Guest lecturer in Prof. Paul Schulte's American History, 20th Century (HIS-204) class, Genesee Community College
Bonacquisti Brothers, Group Interview Video
Audio
  World War 2   90th Infantry Division     Guest lecturer in Prof. Paul Schulte's American History, 20th Century (HIS-204) class, Genesee Community College
Bonadio, George A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army   European Watertown, NY D-Day
Transcipt of an interview for the Eisenhower Center for American Studies.
Booth, Robert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 49th AAA
581st Half track
349th F.A. Gp.
European Olyphant, PA  
Booth, Robert T. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 912th Field Artillery Battalion
87th Division
European Plattsburgh, NY Interviewed by Nathan Searing
Booth, Wayne Transcription Male 1975 - 1981 US Marines 1st Marine Brigade   Newburgh, NY Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Borden, Howard W. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army HQ. Co. 1st Bn. 15th Inf.
3rd Division
Korea Albany, NY Transcribed by Chris Peary
Bottoms, George D. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 330th Engineer General Services Regiment
Korean Military Advisory Group (KMAG)
CBI Belmont, NY Ledo Road
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bottum, James Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific Cohoes, NY Naval pilot
Transcribed by Grant Barnhart
Bowen, George D. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Cold War, 1953-57 US Air Force 763rd Air Contol & Warning (AC&W)
51st Fighter Wing
  Gowanda, NY Interviewed by Orchard Park H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Transcribed by Niloufar Saririan
Bowman, Howard Chester Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Interrogation of Prisoner of War Team No. 154 European   Interrogated German POWs.
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe.
Boyagian, Catherine C., nee Bradley Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 United States Army W.A.C. WAC Det. POE American Albany, NY Transcribed by Megan Campaney
Boyce, William J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90) Pacific Saratoga Springs Atu & Kiska invasions
Transcribed by Tristan Griffith
Brach, Albert J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War Two US Army Air Forces   African, Italian Riverside, NY Interviewed by Orchard Park, H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bradish, Harry (Harold?) Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 3051st Engineer Combat Battalion European Baldwinsville, NY Interviewed by Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library in 1994.
Transcribed by Diane M. Burke
Bradley, Roger Evans Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 8201st Army Unit Headquarters Co.   Sharon, CT  Korea Civil Assistance Command, KCAC
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Bradt, Dr. William Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   Pacific East Aurora, NY Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Herkimer County Veteran's Video Project
Transcribed by Christopher L Trifiletti
Brady, Elizabeth (Liz) Rozell Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Army Nurse Corps   European Mediterranean   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Brady, James Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Bramswig, William E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 345th Infantry Regiment
87th Infantry Division
European New York City Battle of the Bulge.
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Brancone, Dominick Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Army
attached to 2nd French Armored Division
Serv. Btry. 342nd Ar. F. A. Bn.
European Brooklyn  
Brandi, Daniel Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2 US Army Quartermaster Corps Pacific Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Brandi, Joseph Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2 US Army     Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Brauner, Solomon Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 6th Cav. Recon Sqn. Mech.
3rd Army
European NYC  
Brayden, William C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 362nd Harbor Craft Co. Pacific Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Breed, Edwin Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 1st Strategic Air Depot, European   Interviewed by Mike Lonergan
Brenenstuhl, Arba "Arby" Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 388th Bomb Group
563rd Bomb Squadron
European Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Tom Grannis
Brennan, Helen Marcil Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Coast Guard     Cohoes, NY Served in FBI prior to the war.
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Brennan, Richard Francis Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Cold War, 1959-1962
Persian Gulf War, 1991
US Army 809th Engineers   Bronx, NY Drove a fuel truck in the First Persian Gulf War
Transcribed by Mary Reilly
Brenner, Melvin Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Army 87th. Infantry Division
345th Infantry Regiment,
European Bronx, NY Transcribed by Elizabeth Acker
Breslow, Roger Arnold Video
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Male Cold War US Air Force       Interviewed by Julie Madura and Caroline Regan
Transcribed by Rich Margolin
Brett, Thomas S. Video
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Male Vietnam War US Army Americal Division Vietnam Ithaca, NY  
Brett, Thomas S. Audio Letter
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Male Vietnam War US Army Americal Division Vietnam Ithaca, NY  
Brigano, Orlando "Lindy" Video
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Male World War Two US Army 712th Tank Battalion European Herkimer, NY Interviewed by Laura Guillano Carla Destito of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Transcribed by Rich Margolin
Briggs, Donald E. Video
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Male World War Two US Army 100th Infantry Division
397th Infantry Regiment
European High Falls, NY Served in the Army of Occupation
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Brignola, Dominick E. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy LST 1000 (Ship) Pacific Troy, NY  
Brindle, Bill Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 1st Infantry Division
16th Infantry Regiment
European Mount Vision, NY Interviewed by Carlton Cleveland
Bristol, Clifford A. Video
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Male Vietnam War US Air Force     Cohoes, NY Two TDY tours in Vietnam, 1965-66
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Broadwell, Henry Video
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Male World War Two US Navy USS Baltimore (CA-68) Pacific   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by Jaeden Lewis
Brock, Ernie King Video
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Male Vietnam War
Cold War
US Army Stationed at Fort Richardson, Alaska   Born in Shipley, FL Russian language expert
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Broga, Edward W. Video
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Male World War w US Army 117th Cavalry Reconnaissance Sqadron (Mechanized) European Syracuse, NY Prisoner of war (POW)
Transcribed by Matthew Oill
Brokaw, John W. Video
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Okinawa Report
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 184th Infantry Regiment
7th Infantry Division
Pacific Syracuse, NY Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
After Action Report donated by John Johnson, Helena, MT.
Bronk, Frank W. Video
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Male Korean War US Navy       Transcribed by Nicole Scott
Brookes, Clarence Emerson Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 4th Marine Raider Battalion Pacific Cortland, NY  
Brooks, Earl T. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 733rd Field Artillery Battalion
26th Infantry Regiment
European Milton, VT Interviewed by Richard Tucker and Nicole Giampacaro of the Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Brooks, Kathleen M. Video
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Female World War 2 United States Army Nurse Corps 56th General Hospital
24th Evacuation Hospital
312th Station Hospital
European NYC Interviewed by Kristina Johnson and James Calandra of the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Rebeccah Goyette
Brooks, Stewart M., Sr. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Bn. European Bainbridge, NY  
Brott, Nelson Earl Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Force 44th Bomb Group
506th Bomb Squadron
European Troy, NY 2000 Interview
Brott, Nelson Earl Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Force 44th Bomb Group
506th Bomb Squadron
European Troy, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter in 2007
Browe, Dr. John Harold Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 12th Medical Battalion, Philippine Division Pacific Troy, NY 1998 Intervieew
Browe, Dr. John Harold Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 12th Medical Battalion, Philippine Division Pacific Troy, NY 2001 Interview
Brown, Alvin Robert Video
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Male Cold War, 1955 - 1958 US Air Force Material Air Transport Service (MATS)   Albany, NY Navigator on a the Stratocruiser
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Brown, Armond "Art" Video
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Male World War 2 US Army     Northumberland, NY 2009 Interview
Brown, Armond "Art" Video
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Male World War 2 US Army     Northumberland, NY 2010 Interview
Brown, Charles A. 'Charlie' Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 258th Field Artillery European Machias, NY  
Brown, Harold T. Video
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Male Korean War US Army 25th Infantry Division
35th Infantry Regiment
  New York, NY Bronze Star, Prisoner of War
Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Brown, Herman Charles "Charlie" Video
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Male Cold War
Vietnam War
US Marine Corps US Navy 39th Provisional Aircraft Group
262 Medium Helicopter Squadron
1st Marine Raider Battalion,
Vietnam Whitehall, NY  
Brown, Frank William Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 532nd Signal Construction Company     An interview with Eleanor Peinkofer (wife of Joseph) about her correspondence with Frank Brown while Brown was in the service.
Transcribed by Joshua Mackey.
Brown, Irwin E. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 30th Infantry Division European Fulton, NY Interviewed by Julie Palma and Nicole Sherman of the Rome Free Academy
Transcribed by Renee Tenace
Brown, James Malcolm Video
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Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 533 1st Marine Air Wing
121 2nd Marine Air Wing
Vietnam South Glens Falls, NY Transcribed by Marnie Shaffer
Brown, Leslie Video
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Male World War 2 US Merchant Marine US Navy DuPage (Ship: APA-41) Pacific Bay Shore, NY  
Brown, Terrance "Terry" Video
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Male Vietnam War
Bosnia
Persian Gulf War, 1991
US Army New York (State). Army National Guard 101st Airborne Division
506th Infantry
Vietnam Middle East Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Brueckner, Ned Video
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  World War 2 US Army   Pacific Hurley, NY Interviewed by Bill Payne at the Saugerties Veterans of Foreign Wars
Brundage, John G. Video
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Male World War 2
Korean War
US Marine Corps 1st Division
1st H-S Engineer Battalion
Pacific Saratoga Springs, NY  
Brundige, Oscar E. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
82nd Airborne Division
17th Airborne Division
European Mechanicville, NY  
Brusetti, Albert Mario Video
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Male Vietnam War, US Army 1st Infantry Division
196th Light Infantry Brigade
Vietnam Buffalo, NY Transcribed by Emma Conley
Bucci, George Transcription Male World War 2 US Marine Corps Marine Raider Battalion Pacific Newburgh, NY? Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Bucci, Joseph A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 97th Infantry Division
Medical Battalion
European Pacific Schenectady, NY  
Buccieri, Anthony Joseph Video
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Male World War 2
Korean War
US Navy Tuscaloosa (Ship : CA-37)
Woodworth (Ship: DD-450)
Heyliger (Ship : DE-510)
Buck (Ship: DD-420)
European Pacific China, Burma, India Korea Troy, NY  
Buck, Lewis Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Division Pacific Clinton, NY  
Buckley, Ray Video
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Male Cold War
1956 - 1964
US Army 4-10th Engineer Brigade American Teaneck, NJ Transcribed by Vusala Aliyeva
Buckridge, Marie R. Video
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Female World War 2 US Army. Women's Army Corps (WACs)   American NYC Transcribed by Liz Roscoe
Bulger, Edward J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy USS Flambeau River American Troy, NY Honor Guard at FDR's funeral
Transcribed by Rick Bennett
Bulger, Gerald J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy Orestes (Ship: AGP-10) Pacific Cambridge, NY Transcribed by Shilpa Dudi
Bull, Robert Ray Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   European Boston, MA Transcribed by Kris Yowtak
Bull, Ruth A. DeCorah Video
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Female World War 2 Civilian   American Rotterdam, NY  
Bump, James Video
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Male Vietnam War US Army 5th Infantry Division     Interviewed by Shaker HS
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Burghardt, Albert W Video
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Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 28th Infantry Division
110th Regiment
European Buffalo, NY Transcribed by Alex Torres
Burke, Rosetta Y. Video
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Female 1962 - 1992 US Army Reserves
NY National Guard
Nurse Corps   Pittsburg, PA African American
General in NY NG
Transcribed by Dina Levinson
Burnham, Daniel Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy Corpsman with the Marines Pacific   Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Transcribed by David Hardesty.
Bushey, Edward Donald Video
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Male Korean War US Army 1st Cavalry Regiment
8th Regiment
Korea Hudson Falls, NY Transcribed by Edward Engelbride
Buske, Donald Video
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Male World War Two US Army 3rd Infantry Division European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by Macaela Rourke
Butkereit, Paul A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   European Mediterranean East Rockaway, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Butler, Samuel J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Continental Advance Section (CONAD) European New York, NY Invasion of Southern France
Transcribed by Hannah Seebacher
Butler, Tod F. Video
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Male Cold War Civilian     Troy, NY Rocket program, Malta, NY
Transcribed by Sean Quinn
Previously erroneously spelled as 'Todd.'
Butrico, Nicholas F. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 5th Ranger Battalion European NYC Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Butterfield, Clyde Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European Hudson Falls, NY Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Justin M Michaud
Butterfield, James Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific   Group interview by the Hudson Falls HS, War in the Pacific v.2
Butterfield, James Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific   Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS as part of a panel with his wife Mary and Daniel Lawler.
Butterfield, Mary Video
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Female World War 2         Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS as part of a panel with her husband James and Daniel Lawler.
Buttino, Luigi Video
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Male World War 2 US Coast Guard Third Naval District American Gloversville, NY Transcribed by Nicholas Forkeutis
Buttino, Luigi Video
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Male World War 2 US Coast Guard       Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Butz, William Christie Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 6th Armored Division
377th Automatic Weapons Battalion
European Lockport, NY  
Byer, Joseph E Video
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Male World War 1 US Army   American Rochester, NY  
Byrnes, John J., III Video
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Male Vietnam War, US Army   Vietnam Albany, NY Interviewed by Joseph Anastasioof the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center