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Gender

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Unit

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Facchino, Victor J. Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Navy Squadron 7 American Rome, NY Interviewed by Derrick Hogan and Jeffrey Gifford of Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY.
Falk, Edward W. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 811th Signal Battalion   Herkimer, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Misty Straus
Falk, Edward W. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 811th Signal Battalion   Herkimer, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Faller, Elaine Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS
Part of a Group Interview
Fallon, Thomas Patrick 'Tom' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Phelps (DD-360)
USS Detroit (CL-8)
Pacific Bronx, NY Interview by CNN
Pearl Harbor
Falvey, Richard Walter Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 101st Airborne Division,
506th Parachute Regiment
European Yonkers, NY Transcribed by Rick Bennett
Famularo, Salvatore A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 4th Marine Division
24th Marines
Pacific Amsterdam, NY Dr. Thomas J. Smith also speaks at the end of the interview for 5 minutes.
Fanniff, Robert F. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 173rd Airborne Division   Cohoes, NY Interviewed by William E. Ferris of Shaker High School
A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.
Fanizzi, Steve Transcription Male World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean Newburgh, NY ? Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Farfaglia, Carmelo Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 25th Infantry Division Pacific Fulton, NY  
Farhood, Alfred T. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 and Korea US Army 180th Infantry Regiment
24th Infantry Division
Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Farley, Herman Devon Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment   Schenectady, NY  
Farnan, Thomas J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Air Force     Glens Falls, NY Transcribed by Ian Merrill
Farnum, George Thomas Video
Audio
Male Korean War
Vietnam War
US Army 1st Cavalry Division
7th Infantry Division
  Brooklyn, NY  
Farren, Maynard L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Merchant Marine Alexander Shepard (Ship) Atlantic Clifton Park, NY Transcribed by Noah Jones
Fasanello, Sebastian, MD Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 18th Field Hospital
82nd Airborne Division
  Buffalo, NY Transcribed by Kaelin Murray
Faulkner, Richard John Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Army Air Forces 100th Bomb Group
350th Bomb Squadron
European West Enton, NY Aircraft struck by falling B-17, only survivor
Favata, Angelo Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army   European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by David Hardesty
Favicchio, John Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   European Long Island City, NY  
Featherman, Louis D. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army Americal Division Vietnam Elizabeth, NJ Interviewed by Rita Shapiro of the Chemung Valley History Museum
Fedyszyn, John Edward Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 3rd Marines   Dunkirk, NY Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Feeley, David Christen Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Iraq War, 2003- US Army 1st Infantry Division   Rochester, NY Career National Guard officer, detailed information on a number of subjects
Feinour, Richard J., Sr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army US Army. Evacuation Hospital, 11th
5th Cavalry Regiment
Middle East Mediterranean Allentown, PA Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Sai Zheng and Janice Kissick
Feinour, Richard Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Feldbin, Albert E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 43rd Bomb Group
64th Bomb Squadron
Pacific Coxsackie, NY  
Fellers, Eugene Hugh Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Pavlic (APD-70) Pacific    
Fendt, Frank Charles Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 398th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion   Buffalo, NY  
Fenimore, John Hutchins, V Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War
Perisan Gulf War
US Air Force     Schenectady, NY NYS Adjutant General (retired)
Fenimore, Vera M Whitmarsh Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Navy   American Halsey Valley, NY Interviewed by Marlene Zecca of the Chemung County Historical Society
Ferlo, Orlindo "Lindy" Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 80th Infantry Division US 317th Regiment European Rome, NY Interviewed by Tim Szczerba and Tom Wojdyla of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Ferrucci, Albie S. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Sigourney (DD-643) Pacific Hudson, NY  
Feuerherm, Kurt Carl Transcription Male World War 2 US Army 85th Division

European
Mediterranean

Buffalo, NY Liberation of Rome
Fiato, Salvatore Joseph Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Humphreys (APD-12) Pacific Slingerlands, NY  
Fifield, Richard James Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 101st Airborne Division
159th Assault Support Helicopter Bn
478th Aviation Company
  Salem, NY  
Filipello, John Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 30th Infantry Division European Albany, NY Transcribed by Michaela Oddy
Filkins, Joseph A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Sino American Cooperative Organization Pacific Gloversville, NY  
Finkle, Horace Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy VPB-108 Patrol Squadron
VPP-200 Patrol Squadron
Pacific   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Mina Moussadek
Finn, John W. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Lexington (CV-16)
USS Houston (CA-30 )
Pacific Los Angeles, CA Medal of Honor
Finnegan, Patrick Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 82nd Airborne Division
1-503rd Airborne Infantry
  Brooklyn, NY Special Ops.
Fiore, Alexander J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 and Korea US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division Pacific Canastota, NY Interviewed by Pat Mangini and Matt Nethercott of the Rome Free Academy
Fiore, Joseph P. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 18th Marine Regiment
22nd Marines
2nd Marine Division
Pacific Glens Falls, NY  
Fiore, Joseph P. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 18th Marine Regiment
22nd Marines
2nd Marine Division
Pacific Glens Falls, NY Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS
Fisher, Elmer Milton Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Ulvert M. Moore (DE-442) Pacific Pittsford, NY  
Fisher, Jeffrey, Dr. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army       Interviewed by Joseph Anastasio of Greater Capital Region Teacher Center
Fisher, Peter E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division Pacific Ft. Edward, NY  
Fitz-Enz, David George Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 4th Infantry Division
173rd Airborne
  Aurora, IL  
Fitzgerald, Helen W. Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Naval Women's Reserve (WAVES)   American Auburn, WA Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Transcribed by Stephanie Fortino Gonzalez
Fitzgerald, Mary Ann Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian     Saratoga Springs, NY Group interview, release form only. Mini-DV and MP4 filed under Walsh, Joanne.
Fitzgibbon, George T. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 82nd Fighter Group     Transcribed by Rick Bennett
Fitzpatrick, Paul F. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 416th Bomb Squadron   Worcester, MA 2003 Interview
Fitzpatrick, Paul F. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 416th Bomb Squadron   Worcester, MA Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Fitzroy, Roland V., Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   American Springfield, MA  
Flanagan, Ed Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Army 5th Armored Division European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Flanagan, Robert J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 79th Division European New York, NY Transcribed by Kathy Olson
A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.
Flashner, Esther D. Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 International Red Cross   Pacific New York, NY A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.
Transcribed by Karlie Keisler
Fleisher, Mark I. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 7th Directorate of Information Squadron Vietnam Brooklyn, NY Interviewed by Heather Wade of the Chemung County Historical Society
Fleming, Edward Liam Video
Audio
Male 1970 - 2000 US Air Force 102nd Air Force Rescue Squadron
1550th Air Force Aircrew Training and Test Wing
  Buffalo, NY  
Fleming, Edward Liam Video
Audio
Male 1970 - 2000 US Air Force 102nd Air Force Rescue Squadron
1550th Air Force Aircrew Training and Test Wing
  Buffalo, NY Lecture at the New York State Military Museum
Fleming, Paul G. Video
Audio
Male Korea and Vietnam US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division
5th Marines
  Saratoga Springs, NY  
Flyn (Flynn?), Francis W. Video
Audio
Male World War 2         Interviewed by the Barker Historical Museum, Fredonia, NY
Flynn, Dennis James Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 101st Airborne
478th Aviation Company
  Hoosick Falls, NY  
Flynn, Walter Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 27th Fighter Squadron European
Mediterranean
East Greenbush, NY A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.
2002 Interview
Transcribed by Dina Levinson
Flynn, Walter Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 27th Fighter Squadron European
Mediterranean
East Greenbush, NY Fighter pilot
2006 Interview
Transcribed by Dina Levinson
Foley, Helen, nee Fitzsimmons Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Marine Corps   American Brooklyn, NY  
Fomuk, Harold G. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1950 - 1952 US Army 508th Engineer Combat Depot European Troy, NY Transcribed by Mitchel Wayand
Foote, Ned David Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 6th Marines   Glens Falls, NY Purple Heart
Forbert, David J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Prairie (AD- 15) Pacific Jackson, MS  
Forcinella, Frank J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 20th Armored Division
5th Infantry Division
European Rensselaer, NY  
Fosco, Carl M. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 5th Infantry Division
17th Air Cavalry
  Ticonderoga, NY  
Frament, Paul Francis Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy LST 926 (Ship) Pacific Cohoes, NY Transcribed by Jason Zinzow
France, Richard 'Dick' Video
Audio
Male World War 2       Rockford, IL 2010 Interview
France, Richard 'Dick' Video
Audio
Male World War 2       Rockford, IL 2012 Interview
Francett, Betty Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2 Civilian home front England     Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Francett, John William Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 384th Bomb Group European Hudson Falls Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Franchi, Lucina Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Female civilian living with family in Italy
Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Frasier, John Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European Albany, NY Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Freer, William 'Bill' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Arkansas (BB-33) Atlantic   Interviewed by American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Frentzos, Kate Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean Queensbury, NY  
Frentzos, Kate Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean Queensbury, NY Interviewed by Seeley of Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY in 2010
Transcribed by Carol Quirk
Frenzel, Joseph George Video
Audio
XII Corps History
Male World War 2 US Army 731st Field Artillery Battalion European Albany Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Frieberg, Edwin C. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Latimer (APA-3C) Pacific Schenectady Transcribed by David Paley
Friedman, Dr. Orel Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 93rd General Hospital European   Interviewed by Jordan White of Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Friedman Pincus L. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 94th Infantry Division
302nd Infantry Regiment
111th Chemical Processing Company
European Brooklyn, NY  
Friedrich, Hubert A. 'Fritz' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army III Corps European    
Frier, Lawrence Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 518th Signal Corps   Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Alexa Schaefer
Frinton, Christa Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 Civilian       Born in Germany in 1942
Transcribed by Morgan Palacios
Frohnapple, Frances E. and Harold J. Video
Audio
Male
Female
World War 2 US Navy (WAVES)
US Army Air Forces
8th Air Force   Buffalo, NY Interviewed by Orchard Park, H.S. Orchard Park, NY
Frudd, Duane E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 93rd Engineer Battalion   Rochester, NY Budist Monks
Fuchs, Rev. Moritz Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 1st Infantry Division
26th Infantry Regiment
  Fulton, NY  
Fuller, Eugene Walter Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Perkins (DD-877)
USS Big Horn (AO-45)
Pacific Ellenville, NY  
Furbush, Bill Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War, 1950-1953 US Army 519th Military Police Battalion     Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Transcribed by Ostap Holovashchenko
Furman, Mark Robert Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 3/17th Air Cavalry Squadron   Beaver Dam, WI Helicopter pilot
Funaro, William Anthony Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 104th Infantry Division   New York, NY  
Furno, Frank Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Navy USS William H. Standley (DLG-32)   New Hartford, NY Interviewed by Perry Junior High School
Transcribed by Muhammad Yahya
Fusco, Robert A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 113th Infantry Regiment
731st Engineer Depot
European Saratoga Springs, NY  
Futterman, Fred Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy VPB - 63 Anti Submarine Patrol Squadron Atlantic
Mediterranean
Brooklyn, NY Delivering PBY to Russian Navy