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Oakley, Donald Richard Video
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Male Korean War US Army 106th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance   Amsterdam, NY  
Oberkrieser, Joe Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   European   Interviewed by Orchard Park H.S., Orchard Park, NY
O'Brien, John J. Video
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Transcription
Male Korean War US Army 68th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion     Transcribed by Michael Decker
O'Brien, Joseph G. G. K Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 1st Special Service Force      
O'Brien, Paul Donald Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 391st Infantry Regiment Pacific Troy, NY Interviewed by Michae O'Connoll and Thomas Knudsen of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
O'Brien, Robert D. Video
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Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   China, Burma India New York City B-29
Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
O'Brien, William Video
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Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed by Philip Leonard of the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Obrien, William S. Video
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Transcription
Male Vietnam War - 1999 US Navy USS Puget Sound (AD-38)   Troy, NY Captain, Mayaguez Incident
O'Connor, Bernadette Video
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Female World War US Army   American Hudson Falls, NY Interviewed by Sarah Barsukoff of Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
O'Connor, Frank A. Video
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Male Korean War US Army 1st Field Artillery Battalion   Chicago, IL 2004 Interivew by Orchard Park HS
O'Connor, Frank A. Video
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Male Korean War US Army 1st Field Artillery Battalion   Chicago, IL 2005 Interivew by Orchard Park HS
O' Connor, James Michael Joseph Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marines Pacific Brooklyn, NY October 2009 Inteview
O' Connor, James Michael Joseph Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marines Pacific Brooklyn, NY December 2009 Interview
O'Connor, Raymond J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 83rd Infantry Division European New York City  
O'Connor, William Michael (R.?) Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 803rd Military Police Battalion Mediterranean Schenectady, NY Ardeatine Caves
Transcribed by Rick Bennett
O'Donnell, James P. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps US Marine Corps. Division, 1st
US Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th
Pacific Herkimer, NY Interviewed by Wade Lamb of the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
O'Donnell, James P. Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps US Marine Corps. Division, 1st
US Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th
Pacific Herkimer, NY Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
O'Leary, Joseph R. , Jr. Video
Audio
Male Cold War   Recruiter   Brooklyn, NY  
Olsen, Edward J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific   Interviewed by Carol Kleber
Olsen, Robert E. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 6th Armored Regiment
3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
  Brooklyn, NY Bronze Star
Olson, Richard Kenneth Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 9th Infantry Division   Buffalo, NY  
Olszowy, Teresa Video
Audio
Transcription
Female Persian Gulf War, 1991
Grenada
US Army 2nd Support Command
87th Maintenance Battalion
Euopean American Elmira, NY Interviewed by Heather Wade of the Chemung County Historical Society
Transcribed by Valerie Disiena.
Olvera, Edward 'Eddie' Video
Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 683rd Aircraft Artillery Battalion China, Burma, India Buffalo, NY  
O'Neill, Linda Video
Audio
Female 1973 - 1976 US Air Force     Utica, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
O'Neill, Thomas James Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy South Pacific Combat Air Transport Command Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Orologio, Lincoln J. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 47th Infantry Division
1st Cavalry Division
     
O'Rourke, Lawrence S. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army US Army. Corps of Engineers American East Providence, RI Interviewed by Marlene Zecca
Orshan, Fred Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 2nd Marine Air Wing Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Orsini, Dante J. 'Dan' Video
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Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division   South Glens Falls, NY NYS Military Museum Interview in 2004
Transcribed by Caitlin Keil
Orsini, Dante J. 'Dan' Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division   South Glens Falls, NY 2010 Interview by Matthew Rozell at Hudson Falls HS
Orsini, Dante J. 'Dan' Video
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Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division   South Glens Falls, NY 2012 Interview by Orsini's grand-daughter, Raquel Orsini
Orsini, Joseph Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy       Interview concerning flag his brother, Millard Orsini, made while he was a prisoner of war in Japan.
Orsini, Millard Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   Pacific Altamont, NY Interview of his family.
Orzel, Bernard 'Bob' Video
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Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 442nd Night Fighter Squadron European Buffalo, NY  
Osborne, Calla M. Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army Nurse Corps 116th Evacuation Hospital
54th Evacuation Hospital
European    
Osborne, Howard W. 'H.W. Ozzie' Video
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Male World War 2 US Army   Pacific Whitehall, NY  
Osborne, Oscar , Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 9th Infantry Division
39th Infantry Regiment
    African-American soldier
Transcribed by Jessica Natter
O'Shea, Michael F. Video
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Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 351st Bomb Group
511th Bomb Squadron
European Long Island City, NY  
Oshrain, Dr. Herbert I. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 487th Engineer Battalion European Brooklyn, NY  
Rev. Ostberg, Karl Video
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Male Vietnam War US Navy     Toledo, OH Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Osterhout, Wyman E. Video
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Male Korean War US Marine Corps 1st Marine Division   Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Osterhoudt, Ralph H Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces
NY National Guard
328th Signal Battalion Pacific Cooperstown, NY Interviewed by Joshua Baker and Thomas Wojdyla of the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Ostrander, Robert Johnson Video
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Male World War 2 US Army 880th Airborne Engineer Battalion Pacific Walden, NY  
O'Sullivan, Lawrence J. Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy Scout Squadron, 61 Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Otego Elementary School Video
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  World War 2         Interviewed by the students of Otego Elementary School
Ottalagano, Richard Video
Audio
Male Cold War
1961- 1965
US Navy 6th Fleet
2nd Fleet
Atlantic Indian Ocean Gloversville, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer Fulton County Historical Society
Otto, Robert Merlin Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marines 8th Amtrac Battalion
1st Marine Division
Pacific Newburgh, NY  
Ouimette, Ronald Charles Video
Audio
Male 1957 - 1963 US Army 464th Engineer Combat Battalion     Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S.
Our Vets, Their Stories Video
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            Herkimer County Community College and Assemblyman Marc Butler
Owen, Charles Video
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  World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Guest lecturer in Prof. Paul Schulte's American History, 20th Century (HIS-204) class, Genesee Community College
Owsley, Diane Marie Video
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Transcription
Female Persian Gulf War, 1991
Afghan War, 2001-
US Army 304th Psychological Operations Company   Rome, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy, Rome, NY
Oxford, John Joseph Video
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Male World War 2 US Navy USS Idaho (BB-42) Pacific Cedarhurst, NJ