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Format

Gender

Conflict / Years

Branch

Unit

Theater

Hometown

Notes

Ufier, Edward Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 13th Air Force Pacific New York, NY Transcribed by Hussain Ejaz
Van Alstine, William N., Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Composit Sqadron VC-92
USS Tulagi CVE 72
Pacific Cohoes, NY  
Van Alstyne, William D. , Jr. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korea
US Army 34th Infantry Division
168th Infantry Regiment
North Africa
Mediterranean
  Donation
Transcribed by Leslie Mead and Wendy Morris
Van Benschoten, Arthur Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed by Bill Payne of the American Legion Post Saugerties NY
Van Deusen, Roland Carlton Video Male 1962 - 1972 US Navy USS John Hood (DD-655)
USS Alstede (AF-48)
    Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office
Related video by veteran: To Veterans with Invisible Wounds
Van Epps, Milton Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Myles C. Fox (Ship: DD-829 Pacific Perryville, NY  
Van Etten, Elwyn R. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War,
US Navy Elkart (Ship: APA-80) Pacific Korea Corning, NY Interviewed by Heather A. Wade of the Chemung County Historical Society
Van Horn, Ralph Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Van Laak, John W. Video
Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 21st Weather Squadron European Schenectady, NY  
Van Patten, Fred Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
Van Schaick, John Hardwick Video
Audio
Male World War Two US Army Air Forces 69th Bomb Squadron
70th Bomb Squadron
Pacific Schenectady, NY  
Van Zandt, Harry C. Video
Audio
Military Record
Male World War 2
Korea
US Army 65th Infantry Division
259th Infantry Regiment
European Plainfield, NJ  
Vanbenschoten, Robert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS New York ( BB-34) Pacific   Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Vanasco, Roy G. 'Rocco' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 New York Guard
US Navy
USS Hollandia (CVE 97)
USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE-70)
Pacific Brooklyn, NY  
Varner, Leo Lavern Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
USS Houston (CL-81)
Pacific Lawrenceville, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Varney, Richard Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Interviewed by Emily Thompson of Hudson Falls H.S.
Varney, Wesley L. Video
Audio
Unit History
Male World War 2 US Army 15th Cavalry Group
15th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron
European Buffalo, NY  
Vartigian, Helen Ann Video
Audio
Transcription
Female Vietnam War - 1980 US Army 12th Evacuation Hospital   Troy, NY Transcribed by Valerie Disiena
Vaughn, George Augustus, Jr. Audio
Transcription
Male World War 1 Royal Air Force
US Army
17th Aero Squadron     University of Texas at Dallas, McDermott Library
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Venturo, Andrew Rocco Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Coast Guard USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25) Pacific Rome, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Verno, Michael A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army   European Schenectady, NY  
Vertucci, Gabriel J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 4th Marine Division
25th Marines
Pacific Amsterdam, NY  
Vesneski, Louis D. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy   American Dickson City, PA  
Vetter, Frederick J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 10th Mountain Division Mediterranean Chestertown, NY  
Vier, John Holden 'Jack' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Infantry Division
44th Field Artillery Battalion
European White Plains, NY  
Vilim, Edwin T. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 955th Field Artillery Battalion   West Islip, NY  
Villanti, Sam F. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male

Korean War

US Army 7th Infantry Division   Brantingham, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Transcribed by Katherine McEvoy
Vink, Douglas Video
Audio
  World War 2         Sweeney
Violyn, Walter Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 10th Medical Laboratory European Gloversville, NY Interviewed by the Herkimer County Veteran's Video Project
Violyn, Walter Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 10th Medical Laboratory     Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
Visco, Anthony Henry Video
Audio
Male

World War 2

US Army 82nd Airborne Division European Geneva, NY  
Vitagliano, John Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army     Glens Falls, NY White
No
No
Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Vittorello, James V. Video
Audio
Male

1953 - 1957

US Navy     Rome, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Voce, Joseph A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army B Battery 64 "Ghost Artillery" Pacific Utica, NY Interviewed by Jennifer Beach and Tim Szczerba of the Rome Free Academy
Vogel, Lawrence H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War,
US Army   North Africa Mediterranean European   Interviewed by the Barker Historical Museum, Fredonia, NY
Vogler, Charles Ray Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1948 - 1986 US Army
NY National Guard
27th Division
210th Armor
  Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Brandy Jones
Volat, Alan Charles Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War - 1975 US Army 17th Cavalry Regiment
173rd Airborne Brigade
  Buffalo, NY  
von Hasseln, Harold John Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army United States Army Reserve Coast Artillery Harbor Def.
313th Cav. Regt, US Army Reserve
  Brooklyn, NY  
Vonglis, Harry N. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army 8th Infantry Division
28th Infantry Regiment
European Rochester, NY Transcribed by Tatsuya Hondo
Vortkamp, Gilbert M. (Mark) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 1st Infantry Division European Bergan County, NY  
Vrooman, Albert William Video
Audio
Male Korean War
Vietnam War
US Air Force     Albany, NY