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Abaied, James K. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy USS Laffey (DD-724) Atlantic, Pacific Kirkland, NY Supported D-Day landings
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Abbott, Katherine Video
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Female World War 2 US Army   Pacific South Glens Falls Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S.
Transcribed by Heidi Holdridge Frantz
Abbott, Lucy Video
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Female World War 2 US Army Women's Corps (WACS)     Kingston, NY Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Transcribed by Jenna Batchelder
Abilo (Abitabilo), Anthony C. Video
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Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 18th Depot Supply Squadron Mediterranean New York, NY  
Abramson, Edward Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 399th Infantry Regiment
100th Infantry Division
European Brooklyn, NY Relations with French civilians and soldiers
Transcribed by Tee Branch
Achiron, Morton Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 3rd Marine Division Pacific New York, NY Forward observer on Iwo Jima
Transcribed by Tom Timmons
Adams, Henry, Jr Video
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Male 1948 - 1953 USNavy
USArmy
172nd Infantry Regiment
43rd Infantry Division
  Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Addison, Robert A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Raider Battalion Pacific Alliance, Ohio Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S.,
Addison, Robert A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Raider Battalion Pacific Alliance, Ohio Interviewed by the NYS Military Museum Transcribed by Eileen O'Hara
Addison, Robert Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Raider Battalion Pacific Alliance, Ohio Group interview by the Hudson Falls HS, War in the Pacific v.2, Hudson Falls HS
Adsit, Melissa & John Video
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  World War 2 Civilian     Baldwinsville, NY Interviewed by Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library in 1994.
Transcribed by Niloufar Saririan
Aiello, William P. Video
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Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps Lima Company, 3rd Battalion 26th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division   Brooklyn, NY Wounded at Khe Sann
Transcribed by Stephen Leccese
Alagna, Richard Gregory Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Corps 445th Bomb Group
700th Bomb Squadron
European Brooklyn, NY Ball-turrent gunner on a B-17
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Albanese, Mario M. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 315th Infantry Regiment
79th Infantry Division
European
Mediterranean
Gloversville, NY Heavy weapons (mortars and machine guns)
Transcribed by Ryan Leland
Alberico, Anthony Video
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Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European Hyde Park, NY Transcribed by Joshua Fontana
Alden, John D. Video
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Male World War 2
Cold War
US Navy Lamprey (Ship: SS-372)
Seacat (Ship: SS-399)
Palau (Ship: CVE 122)
Pacific Ithaca, NY Served on Submarine in WW2
Transcribed by Stephen Leccese
Alderman, Theodore Robert Video
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Male Cold War US Army 1st Maint. Battalion
3rd Support Brigade
Europe Schenectady, NY Served 1965-1969
Transcribed by Christopher Philippo
Alexander, Art (Arthur) Video
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Male World War Two US Army 101st Airborne Division
401st Glider Regiment
Europe Baldwinsville, NY Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Transcribed by Justin Michaud
Allen, Barbara Rosenthal Video
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Female World War Two US Navy Brooklyn Naval Hospital American Albany, NY Laboratory technician in the Navy
Transcribed by Tiki Beatty
Allen, Hector Video
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Male Korean War US Army 9th Infantry Regiment
2nd Infantry Division
  Troy, NY Kumwha Valley, Boomerang, Kansas Line
Transcribed by Sean Quinn
Allen, Lloyd Wayne Video
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Male World War 2
Korean War
US Marine Corps Occupation Forces in Japan
1st Marine Division in Korea
  Albany, NY Inteviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Oliver Groom
Allen, William (Bill) Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 505th Bomb Group
482nd Bomb Squadron
Pacific   Interviewed by the American Legion
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Allison, William Stewart Video
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Male Vietnam War US Navy USS Kitty Hawk (VA-42)
USS Independence (VA-75)
  Elizabeth, NJ  
Allocco, Thomas Nicholas Video
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Male Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm US Marine Corps (67-70)
US Air Force Reserve (82-08)
439th Airlift Wing   Rochester, NY Public Affairs Office
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Alpert, Stanley Video
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Male World War 2 United States. Army Air Forces 398th Bomb Group
600th Bomb Squadron
European Brooklyn, NY  
Altieri, Michael A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 48th Reinforcement battalion,
39th Machine Records Unit (Mobile),
36th Machine Records Unit (Fixed)
European Schenectady, NY Transcribed by Catherine Seita
Altshuler, Herbert Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific Queensbury, NY Inteviewed at Hudson Falls HS
Altshuler, Herbert Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific Queensbury, NY Home Interview 1
Altshuler, Herbert Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific Queensbury, NY Home Interview 2
Altshuler, Herbert Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific Queensbury, NY Ostrander Interview
Amabile, Ernest Video
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Male Vietnam War US Army 11th Armored Cavalry     Interviewed by Joe Anastasio
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Amborski, Leonard Video
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Male World War 2 Civilian     Buffalo, NY Research Physicist
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Amthor, Bianci, nee Gangregorio Video
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Female World War 2 US Army Nurse Corps 178th General Hospital European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Transcribed by Sidney Kriz
Amthor, Bianca, nee Giangregorio Video
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Female World War 2 US Army Nurse Corps 178th General Hospital European Watertown, NY Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Mary Reilly
Amy, Howard E., Jr Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 27th Infantry Division
106th Field Artillery Battalion
  Buffalo, NY Wounded on Okinawa
transcribed by Ben Stoline
Anderson, George Douglas Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   European
Mediterranean
Peekskill, NY Glider Pilot
Transcribed by Paul Stambach
Anderson, George Douglas Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   European
Mediterranean
Peekskill, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Anderson, Robert S. L. Video
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Male Vietnam War US Army MP Company Vietnam Newark, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Anderson, Ross Video
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  World War 2 US Army 28th Infantry Division      
Anderson, Theodore Video
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  World War 2 US Army 6803es Service Company European Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Jason Zinzow
Andrecheck, James S. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 459th Bomb Group
757th Bomb Squadron
Mediterranean Henderson, NY Ball Turret Gunner
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Andrew, Emerson 'Emy' Video
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  World War 2 US Navy USS Weaver (DE-741) Pacific Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Lydia Boruta
Andrews, Harold F. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Corps Air Transport Command China, Burma, India Albany, NY Flying the Hump
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Andriello, Sebastian D. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 39th Regiment
9th Division
European New York City Wounded in Belgium
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Anello, Helen Video
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Female World War 2 Civilian     Queensbury, NY Interviewed by Murphy of Hudson Falls H.S.
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Annicchiarico, Catello Charles Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy James O'Hara (Ship: APA- 90)
O'Hare (Ship: DD- 889)
Pacific Dobbs Ferry, NY Saipan, Leyte, Iwo Jima, Luzon
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Appleyard, Charles H. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   South American Yonkers, NY Interviewed by Andrea Clark of Hudson Falls HS
Transcribed by Nathalia Walker
Appleyard, Charles H. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   South American Yonkers, NY 2011 interview by David Sears.
Transcribed by Catherine Seita
Archibald, Julius A., Jr. Video
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Male Korean War US Air Force Air Force Research and Development Command Korea New York, NY Interviewed by Tenefer Scipip of Plattsburgh State University
Transcribed by Ryan Shippee
Arcuri, Valentino Transcription Male World War 2 US Army Air Corps 407th Hq and Base Service Squadron European Newburgh, NY Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Aretakis, John 'Artie' Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 28th Marines Pacific Brooklyn, NY Iwo Jima
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Ariano, Michael J. Video
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Male Iraq War, 2003- US Army 10th Mountain Division   Bronx, NY Platoon Leader
Transcribed by Stephen Leccese
Armao, John A. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 79th General Hospital European New York, NY Transcribed by Ekaz Qureshi
Armstrong, Earl Delmar Video
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Male Cold War, 1954-1956 US Navy USS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697) Pacific Hudson Falls, NY ? Witnessed the kamikaze attacks on the USS Bunker Hill
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Armstrong, James R. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific Gloversville, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Rick Bennett.
Armstrong, James Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy     Gloversville, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Arnold, Ronald A. Video
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Male Korean War US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division
1st Marines
  Buffalo, NY BAR Gunner, night patrols
Transcribed by Kathy Olson
Arthur, Alexander, Jr. Video
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Male World War 2
Korean War
US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division   East Rochester, NY Garrison duty in China after WW2
Transcribed by Tom Timmons
Arthur, Charles Patrick Video
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Male Cold War, 1954-1956 US Army 9th Infantry Division   Ticonderoga, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Victor Perez
Assenheimer, Ed Video
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  World War 2         Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Transcribed by Tracy J Czub
Asthalter, Justus M. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 689th Engineers Base Equipment Co. Pacific Neversink, NY Heavy equipment operator
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Athenas, Harry W. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 1709th Signal Service Bn
9th Air Force
European Margaretville, NY Omaha Beach, truck driver
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Atkinson, Malcolm J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 36th Infantry Division Mediterranean Hartford, NY POW
Transcribed by Paul Stambach
Atwell, Allan P. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 28th Military Police Platoon
28th Infantry Division,
European Binghamton, NY  
Austin, Charles Franklin Video
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Male Vietnam War US Coast Guard
US Army
4th Infantry Division   Whitehall, NY Two tours of duty in Vietnam
Transcribed by Mark Orr
Austin, Charles James Video
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Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines   Whitehall, NY Evacuation of Saigon
Transcribed by Mary Reilly
Austin, Jerry Edward Video
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Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 4th Division Vietnam Ticonderoga, NY  
Avellino, Anthony Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Stationed in Iceland
Transcribed by Nicholas Seabrook
Avellino, Anthony

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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Avy, Stanley Video
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Male World War, 1939-1945 United States. Navy   Pacific New York, NY White
Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Azzarelli, Vincent Video
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Male Persian Gulf War US Air Force 552nd Airborne warning and control systems, (AWAC) Middle East Buffalo, NY Interviewed by Heather A.Wade of the Chemung County Historical Society