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Kalicki, Ted Video
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Male World War 2 Royal Canadian Army British 6th Airborne Division European Batavia, NY Guest lecturer in Prof. Paul Schulte's American History, 20th Century (HIS-204) class, Genesee Community College
Airborne trooper on D-Day
Transcribed by Andrew Marro
Kamerman, Sam L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War Two US Army Air Forces 497th Bomb Group
871st Bomb Squadron
73rd Bomb Wing
Pacific New York, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Kane, James T. Video
Audio
Male Korean War, US Army
NY Army National Guard
Korean Military Advisory Group
336th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
Korea Utica, NY Interviewed by Josh Baker and Bryce Baldwin of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Karboski, Stanley Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 1st Ranger Battalion European Mediterranean Middle East West Amboy, NY Interviewed by Mandee Prosser and Matthew Thompson of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Karley, Cecil J. Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Army 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron European Rochester, NY  
Kasner, Edward Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Navy       Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Transcribed by Evan Wantuch
Kastner, William K. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force 9th Special Operations Squadron   Bath, NY  
Katz, Morris Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Perkins (Ship: DDR-877)
Frament3 (Ship : DE-677)
     
Kaufmann, Edward , Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Perkins (DDR-877)
USS Frament (DE-677)
     
Kaufmann, Frederick H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Le Ray Wilson (DE-414)
USS Wasatch (AGC-9)
  Holbrook, NY  
Kavanaugh, John F. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 712th Railway Operating Battalion European Watertown, NY  
Kawczynski, Matthew C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korea
Vietnam
US Army Air Forces 3rd Photographic Technical Squadron   Buffalo, NY  
Kay, Herbert Franklin Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 23rd Division     Interviewed by Richfield Springs High School
Kearney, Gerald Russell Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 318th Fighter Group
19th Fighter Squadron
Pacific Utica, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Keays, John Joseph Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 825th Engineer Aviation Battalion European Hudson Falls, NY Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Keech, Raymond Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 204th Engineer Combat Battalion European   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Keefe, Joan nee Waters? Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army Women's Army Corps (WACs) American   Interviewed by Hudson Falls, HS
2007 Interview
Transcribed by Hannah Stewart-Green
Keefe, Joan nee Waters? Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army Women's Army Corps (WACs) American   Interviewed at the Saugerties American Legion Hall
Keegan, John T. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Joint lecture at Chaminade High School with Burt Grosselfinger.
Keeler, Earl James Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 811th Engineer Aviation Battalion      
Keeler, Everett Henry Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 25th Infantry Division
MACV
  Milton, NY  
Keeler, Warren J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 43rd Infantry Division   West Milton, NY Transcribed by Khadijah Qurratuaini
Kehoe, Francis Phillip Video
Audio
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Male Korean War US Marine Corps     Fulton, NY Interviewed by the office of Patty Ritchie, NY State Senator
Transcribed by Christopher Moore
Keiser, Richard R. Video
Audio
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Male Vietnam War US Army 101st Airborne   Brooklyn, NY Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Keller, Hans Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS San Diego (CL-53) Pacific Albany, NY  
Keller, Hans Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS San Diego (CL-53) Pacific Albany, NY  
Keller, Marian (Marion) Naish Video
Audio
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Female World War 2 US Army 740th Post Headquarters WAAC American Gloversville, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Transcribed by Santigo Herman
Keller, Marian (Marion) Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army United States. Women's Army Corps     Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Kelley, Melvin C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific Selkirk, NY  
Kelly, Brian F. Video
Audio
Male 1963 - 1965 US Army Korean Military Advisory Group   Orchard Park, NY Interviewed by Orchard Park, H.S. Orchard Park, NY
Kelly, Henry E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Carlson (DE-9)
LST 399 (Ship)
Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Kelly, Kenneth E. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)   Pittsfield, MA Interviewed by Ralph Perry Junior High School
Kelly, Kevin M. Video
Audio
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Male Korean War US Army 7th Infantry Division
31st Infantry Regiment
  Utica, NY Interviewed by Perry Junior High School
Kelly, Martin P. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division Pacific New York City  
Kelton, Durward M. Video
Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 121st Infantry Regiment European Bellows Falls, VY  
Kendall, Thomas A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 100th Bomb Group European Syracuse, NY  
Kennedy, Edwin Russell Video
Audio
  World War 2 US Army Air Forces   Far East Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Kennedy, Neil Video
Audio
Male   Civilian       Saratoga Springs Armory Superintendent
Kenney, James Video
Audio
Male World War 2 NY Army National Guard
US Navy
105th Infantry Regiment,   Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Kenyon, Harold Clayton, Jr. Video
Audio
Male 1946 - 1949 US Marine Corps 1st Marines China Bristol, VT  
Keough, David G. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 9812th Technical Service Unit American New York City Transcribed by Jon Street
Kerrigan, Warren Joseph Audio Male World War 2 US Navy USS Frost (DE-144) European
Pacific
Hoboken, NJ Audio only
Kerwood, Everett H. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 751st Field Artillery Battalion European Latham, NY Transcribed by Sian Myers
Kesselman, Joseph Herman Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 78th Infantry Division
309th Infantry Regiment
European Woodmere, NY July 2003 Interview
Kesselman, Joseph Herman Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 78th Infantry Division
309th Infantry Regiment
European Woodmere, NY November 2003 Interview
Ketzer, Norbert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific   Interviewed by Orchard Park H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Kevice, John Jenus Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Navy USS Markab (AD-21) Pacific Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Ryan Benson
Kick, Leslie W. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 82nd Airborne Division     Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Kieffer, James Arthur Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 459th Bomb Group
756th Bomb Squadron
Mediterranean   Interviewed by Chemung County Historical Society
Kilduff, Kevin A. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army Military Assistance Command Vietnam
224th Aviation Battalion
  Bronx, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Transcribed by Jordan Kleinschmidt
Kingsley, Frank Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army Air Forces 307th Bomb Wing     Interviewed by the Historical Society of Whitehall NY
Kinsey, Donald F. Video
Audio
Male 1976 - 1996 US Air Force        
Kipp, Andrew Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 78th Infantry Division
310th Infantry Regiment
European Korea   Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Kirk, Bob (Robert) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 28th Infantry Division
109th Infantry Regiment
European Corning, NY  
Kirk, Bob (Robert) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 28th Infantry Division
109th Infantry Regiment
    Interviewed by the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library
Kishton, Mark Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Infatnry Division European Youngstown, OH Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Kissick, David J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 3rd Division
4th Marines
  Saratoga Springs, NY Transcribed by Caroline Kremer
Klebukowski, Jan , Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1984 - US Air Force
NY Air National Guard
366th Air Intelligence Group
231th Engineer Installation Squadron
  Glen Cove, NY Transcribed by Trey Ryan
Klein, Larry Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Quincy (CA-71)   New York City  
Klepeis, Walter Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 82nd Airborne Division
10th Special Forces Group
  New York City  
Klimowicz, Aimee L. Video
Audio
Female Iraq War US Army
NY National Guard
42nd Infantry Division   West Palm Beach, FL  
Kolassa, Thaddeus B. (Calasa ?) Video
Audio
Male 1946 - 1966 US Air Force     South Bend, IN Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Kolecki, John Henry Video
Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 5th Marine Division
27th Marines
Pacific North Tonawanda, NY  
Kotary, Charles Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Interviewed with John Frasier.
Knaisch, George F. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 40th Infantry Division
578th Engineer Combat Battalion
Korea Buffalo, NY Interviewed by Orchard Park H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Kneiper, Joseph W. Video
Audio
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Male World War 2 US Army 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion European Albany, NY Bronze Star
Transcribed by Mike Mansir
Knight, James Edward Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 299th Engineer Battalion European Fulton, NY D-Day, Battle of the Bulge
Knight, Jane M. Video
Audio
Female   US Air Force 416th Medical Group   Hampton, VA  
Knight, Stiling F. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Infantry Division European Springfield, MA  
Knipe, Robert Ferguson Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army US Army. Infantry Division, 10th Pacific Warrensburg, NY Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Koch, Alfred F. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 1st Air Transport Squadron China, Burma, India Buffalo, NY  
Kochersberger, Donald Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   American Sloan, NY Transcribed by Jared Taylor
Koenig, John H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 17th Air Base Group Pacific Syracuse, NY Interviwed by the Herkimer County Veteran's Video Project
Koenig, John H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 17th Air Base Group Pacific Syracuse, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Kolecki, John Henry Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 5th Marine Division
27th Marines
Pacific North Tonawanda, NY  
Kopp, Carl G. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 3rd Infantry Division
7th Infantry Regiment
  Wales, NY  
Kosierowski, Stanley A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 15th Air Force   Brooklyn, NY  
Krahn, Arthur Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 142nd Engineers European Clayton, NY Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Kramer, Milt Video
Audio
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Male Korean War US Army     Baldwinsville, NY Interviewed by Baldwinsville Messenger and the Baldwinsville Public Library in 1994.
Transcribed by Elisabeth Good
Kravitz, Alvin Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 633rd Tank Destroyer Battalion European    
Kristofik, Paul Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 551st Parachute Infantry Regiment European Middleburgh, NY  
Kurcull, Robert G., Dr. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Team 75   Schenectady, NY  
Kruger, Marcus C. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 5th Infantry Division
2nd Infantry Regiment
European    
Kruger, Willard Willis Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific Amsterdam, NY  
Kuligowski, Harry J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army        
Kunkler, Ferdinand Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 71st Infantry Division
503rd Military Police Battalion
European New York City  
Kwiecinski, Edward Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 28th Infantry Division European   'A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.'