Oral Histories
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Unit

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Gabriel, Anthony J., Jr. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 9th Infantry Division
167th Corps Support Command
Korea Little Falls, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Gabriel, Anthony J., Jr. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 9th Infantry Division
167th Corps Support Command
Korea Little Falls, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Gabriel, Edward Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 992nd Air Material Squadron
317th Troop Carrier Group
Pacific Easton, NY Transcribed by Anthony Mastroianni
Gaeth, Arnold C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Armored Division European Tonawanda, NY  
Galka, Emil Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       'A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.'
Gallager, Richard Alan Video
Audio
Male 1955 - 1961 US Navy USS Grand Canyon (AD-28) Mediterranean Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Gallagher, Francis X. Video
Audio
Male 1957 - 1960 US Army 2nd Armored Division   New York, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Galligan, James K. 'Jim' Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Infantry Divsion
15th Infantry Regiment
Mediterranean Saratoga Springs, NY Interviewed by LTC Ronald Millis
Audio file only.
Galway, Arthur Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Armored Division   Granville, NY  
Gamble, Raymond J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Thurston (AP-77)
USS Brill (ADA-65)
  Philadelphia, PA  
Gaponiuk, Daniel , Jr. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Marine Corps USS Willard Keith (DD-775)   Passaic, NJ  
Gardella, John C. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 23rd Infantry Regiment
2nd Infantry Division
Korea Brooklyn, NY Interviewed by Chaminade, H. S. Mineola, NY
Gardiner, Robert Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army     Smith's Landing, NY Interviewed by Bill Payne at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Gardinier, Burrell Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Transcribed by Marci Zebrowski
Garen, Joseph G. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy 3rd Marine Division Pacific Bay Shore, NY  
Garland, Robert S. Video
Audio
Male Korean War
Vietnam War
US Army 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)
  Albany, NY Psychological warfare
Gaudet, Joseph Anthony Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Sarita (AKA-39) Pacific Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Gavryck, Chester D. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European Albany, NY  
Geertsen, John T. Video
Audio
Transcription
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 808th Engineer Battalion
5th Air Force
Pacific Scotia, NY Built airfields on New Guinea
Transcribed by Maggie Oldendorf
Gellen, Irwin Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Maritime Service     Brooklyn, NY Transcribed by Drew Christner
Genthner, Donald M. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army   American Saugerties, NY Interviewed by Bill Payne of the American Legion Post in Saugerties, NY
Transcribed by Breanna Snyder
George, Kenneth Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   American Albany, NY Transcribed by Jenna Lazorischak
Gendron, Fernand Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy PTO     Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Gendron, Fernand Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy       Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
German Officer Corps, Video
Audio
  World War 2 Germany. Heer.       Guest lecturer in Prof. Paul Schulte's American History, 20th Century (HIS-204) class, Genesee Community College
German, Ron Video
Audio
Male Desert Storm US Army 452nd General Hospital   Pittsburgh, PA Interviewed by Perry Junior High School, New Hartford, NY
Gersten, Gerald Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 392nd Bomb Group
577th Bomb Squadron
European    
Gettings, Michael J. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 1st Aviation Brigade   Buffalo, NY  
Geurtze, Donald Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 10th Mountain Division Mediterranean Delmar, NY  
Giammalvo, Anthony T. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Euryale (AS-22) Pacific Brooklyn, NY Transcribed by Conor Clune
Giardino, Vincent F. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Infantry Division,
7th Infantry Regiment
European Rome, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy, Rome, NY
Transcribed by Joe Stewart
Giarraputo, Dominic Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed at the Saugerties American Legion Hall
Gibault, Harris Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 14th Air Force China-Burma-India Saratoga Springs, NY  
Gibbs, Frank E. , Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 106th Infantry Division
818th Tank Destroyer Battalion
European Syracuse, NY Prisoner of War
Interview transcribed by Andrew Moretti
Memoir transcribed by Jerrie Hinchman.
Gibson, Dr. John A. Video
Audio
Male Cold War
1974
US Air Force US Army Reserve   American Chester, PA Interviewed by Rita Shapiro of the Chemung County Historical Society
Gibson, William F. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy     Cambridge, NY Interviewed by Rita Shapiro of the Chemung County Historical Society
Gigante, Mario R. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 2nd Armored Division   Bronx, NY Interviewed by Scott Campbell of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Transcribed by Karyn Skiba
Gillman, Robert James Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 456th Bomb Group
745th Bomb Squadron
European Mountaintop, PA Interviewed by Orchard Park H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Gilbert, John Richard 'Jack' Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 24th Engineer Construction Group   Binghamton, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Sound is very faint.
Gilchrist, Arthur Video
Audio
Male Persian Gulf War US Air Force Military Airlift Command
92ndAir Refueling Squadron
  Syracuse, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Ginsberg, Abraham Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 490th Bomb Group European New York, NY  
Girardi, Frank J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Massachusetts (BB-59)   Naples, Italy Transcribed by Rick Bennett
Glazer, Sherwin I. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 385th Bomb Group
549th Bomb Squadron
European Syracuse, NY  
Globerson, Joseph Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces Air Transport Command   Schenectady, NY Transcribed by Kostin Galusha
Glowaski, Edward J Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy LST 1005 Pacific New York, NY Transcribed by Daniel Varvaro
Glynn, Allan Fenton Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War, 1961-1975 US Army 25th Infantry Division   Bronx, NY Transcribed by Kolby Kanellis
Glynn, J. Leo Transcription Male World War 2 US Navy SS James L. Breck (Ship) European Newburgh, NY

Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)

Goffredo, Angelo J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Missouri: (BB-63)   Schenectady, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Goggin, Lloyd James Video
Audio
Male Korean War
Vietnam War
US Navy
US Air Force
USS Reina Mercedes ( IX-25)
USS Newport News (CA-148)
10th Aerospace Defense Squadron
  Cairo, NY  
Gold, Leonard Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 9th Air Force European New York, NY P-51 pilot
Golden, David E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 NY National Guard
US Army
714th Tank Battalion
12th Armored Division
European Albany, NY Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Golden, Joseph H., Sr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean Whitehall, NY  
Goldenberg, Richard Video
Audio
Male Iraq War NY National Guard
US Army
42nd Division   Schuylerville, NY  
Goldman, Robert Warren Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)   New York, NY  
Goldsborough, William E., Sr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   Pacific Philadelphia, PA  
Goldsmith, Nate Video
Audio
Male World War 2 Civilian     Saratoga Springs, NY Interviewed with wife Rosalind Goldsmith and Dr. Leo Hoge. Mini-DVs, DVDs and video files are filed under Goldsmith_Nate
Goldsmith, Rosalind Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian     Saratoga Springs, NY Interviewed with husband Nate Goldsmith and Dr. Leo Hoge. Mini-DVs, DVDs and video files are filed under Goldsmith_Nate
Goldstein, Irving Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy 6th Beach Naval Battalion
LCI 85 (Ship)
    First wave at Omaha Beach
Goldstein, Lawrence Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army Air Forces
US Air Force
388th Bomb Group
United States. 563rd Bomb Squadron
European Brooklyn, NY  
Goldstein, Stanley Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 482nd Bomb Group
813th Bomb Squadron
European Brooklyn, NY 2009 Interview
Interviewed at the Saugerties American Legion. POW
Goldstein, Stanley Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 482nd Bomb Group
813th Bomb Squadron
European Brooklyn, NY POW
2010 Interview
Goodale, Thomas R. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army     Interviewed by the Richfield Springs High School  
Goodfellow, Douglas Robert Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Iraq War US Marines 8th Marines   Syracuse, NY Interviewed by Lauren Meany and Charli Ronan of Plattsburgh State University
Transcribed by Lomfang Carey
Gorczyca, Leon M. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 7th Infantry Division   Lackawanna, NY  
Gordon, Armond Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1955 - 1957 US Army 11th Airborne Division     Transcribed by Jenna Lazorischak
Gordon, Patricia Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Interviewed by Whitehall Public Library
Gordon, Paul Norman Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy        
Gordon, Richard M. Video
Audio
History
Male World War 2 US Army 31st Infantry Division Pacific   History by Ameer Poonawala
Gordon, Stanley R. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 22nd Bomb Group
33rd Bomb Squadron
Pacific Amsterdam, NY  
Gorham, John Arthur Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 78th Fighter Group
84th Fighter Squadron
European Stillwater, NY  
Goudeau, Earl F. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 11th Armored Division European Cohoes, NY Transcribed by Ryan Deso
Gotham, Charles T. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 491st Bomb Group
855th Bomb Squadron
European Potsdam, NY Interviewed by Jim Carozza of the Chemung County Historical Society
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Gove, Edward A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 76th Tank Battalion
173rd Airborne Division
  Plattsburgh, NY Transcribed by Sydney Jerome
Graney, Bernard Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2 US Army Air Forces 452nd Bomb Group European Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Noah Marek.
Granoff, Clement Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Naval Reserve Chester (Ship : CA-27) Pacific Jersey City, NJ Interviewed by Rita Shapiro of the Chemung County Historical Society
Grant, Harold C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   Pacific Altamont, NY  
Grasso, Sebastian R., Sr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Cebu (ARG-6)
USS Blue (DD-744)
European Brooklyn, NY D-Day
Gray, Cornelius L. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
Vietnam War
US Army 7th Infantry Division
11th Armored Cavalry Division
  Troy Office of Strategic Services (OSS)
Gray, James Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 8th Strategic Air Command Ballston Spa, NY   Transcribed by Lauren Soulia and Michael Cantoria
Greczynske, Alan J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1973 - 1976 US Coast Guard     Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY Transcribed by Jordan Newman
Greczynski, Walter Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces     Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY Transcribed by Collin Catman
Green, Edith Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS
Part of a Group Interview
Green, Edith Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian       Interviewed by Hudson Falls HS
Green, George H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Merchant Marine Liberty Ships   Ellenville, NY  
Green, Jay Q. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Sub Chaser (SC-648)   Greenwich, NY  
Green, Kenneth Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 6th Marines
4th Marines
  Newburgh, NY Interviewed by the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
Green, Kenneth Transcription Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 6th Marines
4th Marines
  Newburgh, NY Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Green, Robert Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Transcribed by Heidi Holdridge Frantz
Greenberg, Albert Video
Audio
Flight log
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   European    
Greene, Charles E., Jr. Video
Audio
Male 1956 - 1977 US Air Force     Schenectady, NY Fighter Pilot
Interviewed by Joseph Anastasio of the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center
Greene, Jerome M. 'Jerry' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army
US Navy
LSM-246
SC-1018
     
Greene, Richard (Dick) Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 1st Infantry Division European Baldwinsville, NY Wounded at Normandy on D-Day
Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Transcribed by Misty Straus
Greenfield, George Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 142nd Army Airways Communications System Pacific Orange, NJ  
Greenfield, Milton L., Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Navy USS Howard W Gilmore (AS-16)
USS Noxume (AOG-96)
  Albany, NY Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Greening, Robert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Balch (DD-363)
USS Massachusetts (BB-259)
Pacific Farmingdale, NY  
Greenwood, William Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Apollo (AS-25) Pacific Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Alexa Clouthier
Grey, William Edward, Sr. Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 406th Bomb Group
897th Bomb Squadron
European Saratoga Springs, NY  
Grieve, Marvin M. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 319th Bomb Group
437th Bomb Squadron
Mediterranean New York City  
Griffin, Daniel David Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Navy USS Higbee (DDR-806)   Corning, NY Transcribed by Alexis Bagramian
Griffin, Joyce Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) South Wales European   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Valerie Disiena
Griffith, Emlyn I. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces Mobile Air Service Command Pacific Utica, NY  
Griffith, Florence Leta Cornish Video
Audio
Transcription
Female World War 2 US Army Nurse European American Statten Island, NY Interviewed by Marlene Zecca of the Chemung County Historical Society
Transcribed by
Griffiths, Robert Harold Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   European Voorheesville, NY  
Grinaldo, Nicholas H. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 27th Division
105th Regiment
Pacific Troy, NY 2001 Interview
Banzai attack on Saipan
Transcribed by Ben Stoline
Grinaldo, Nicholas H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 27th Division
105th Regiment
Pacific Troy, NY 2002 Interview
Banzai attack on Saipan
Grinaldo, Nicholas H. Video
Auido
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 27th Infantry Division
105th Infantry Regiment
Pacific Troy, NY 27th Division group interview with 8 veterans
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Grisanti, Russel J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 52nd Troop Carrier Wing European    
Grogan, John L. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 7th Air Force Pacific Kingston, NY  
Groskin, Jack Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 4th Marine Division
23rd Marines
Pacific Syracuse, NY Transcribed by Dawson Rigg
Gross, Julius (Jay) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 458th Bomb Group
752nd Bomb Squadron
European Bronx, NY  
Grosselfinger, Burt Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   Mediterranean   Joint lecture at Chaminade High School with John T. Keegan.
Group Interview, 27th Division Veterans, Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2 US Army 27th Division
105th Regiment
Pacific   Transcribed by Susan Bergman
Groves, Helen Audio
Memoir
Memoir Transcription
Female World War 2 Civilian     Otego, NY Audio only.
Interviewed by the Otego Historical Society
Memoir transcribed by Carol Reppard
Groves, Robert LaFollett Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 509th Military Police Battalion European Oneonta, NY Transcribed by Nick Woods
Grozzo, Stephen W. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy 17th Special Construction Battalion (SeaBees) Pacific Mechanicville, NY  
Gruner, Ralph Joseph Video
Audio
Male 1946 - 1949 US Navy USS Merrick: (AKA-97)      
Gubala, Frank J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 7th Armored Division   Ransomville, NY Transcribed by Alex Mueller
Guenther, Dr. Walter P. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War German Army 371st Infantry Division European    
Gummoe, Neal I. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 89th Infantry Division European Aldenville, PA Interviewed by Jason Harmon of the Chemung County Historical Society
Gundersen, Margaret Video
Audio
Transcription
Female Vietnam War US Air Force       Group interview by Greater Capital Region Teacher Center with Margaret Gunderson, George Baranowski, Jr., Sal D'Ippolito and Hal Silverstein.
Transcribed by Valerie Disiena
Gunn, Richard N. Sr. Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Army 31st Infantry Division
124th Infantry Regiment
Pacific Bronx, NY  
Gurney, Henry F. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 104th Infantry Division
414th Infantry Regiment
  Whitehall, NY  
Gusberti, Robert Alan Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Navy USS Isherwood (DD-520)
USS Lamson (DD-367)
  Whitehall, NY