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Wagner, Al Transcipt Male World War 2 US Army 113th Cavalry Group (Mechanized) European Brooklyn, NY Paper by Jeff Benson
Wagner, Audrey Wallace Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian   Home Front Jamaica, Long Island, NY  
Wagner, James G. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 299th Engineer Battalion   Buffalo, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Wagoner, Verla H. Video
Audio
Female World War 2 US Army Women's Army Corps (WACs) American Egan, SD  
Waldron, Hawley Frank Video
Audio
Biography
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 4th Marine Division
25th Marines
Pacific Mechanicville, NY Biography written by his nephew.
Waldron, Raymond Allen Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 25th Infantry Division
14th Infantry Regiment
  Saratoga Springs, NY  
Walker, Richard L. Video
Audio
Male 1965 - 1981 US Coast Guard     Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Wallace, Jay K., Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Army
US Air Force
145th Engineer Combat Battalion
514th Troop Carrier Wing
European Brooklyn, NY  
Walley, Stephen R Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Carrier Service Unit (CASU) 55
USS White Plains (CVE-66)
Pacific Albany, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Wallingford, Edward Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS AR-37 Pacific   'A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.'
Walsh, Carrol Video
Audio
Transcription
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 743rd Tank Battalion European Johnstown, NY Interviewed and transcribed by Hudson Valley HS.
Walsh, Donald Alfred Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 14th Air Force
1st Combat Cargo
China-Burma-India Castleton-on-Hudson, NY Transcribed by Daniel Keefe
Walsh, Garnar Vincent Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Sea Fox (SS-402) Pacific New York, NY  
Walsh, Joanne Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian     Saratoga Springs, NY Group interview, release form only. Mini-DV and MP4 filed under Walsh, Joanne.
Walsh, William M. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Navy Corpsman with 5th Marine Division      
Wandrey, Robert E. 'Bud' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 3235th Signal Photo Detachment Pacific Chicago, IL  
Wang, Lance Allen Video
Audio
Male 1988 - 2009 (Iraq War) MD National Guard
US Army
    Farmingdale, NY  
War in Europe Video
Audio
  World War 2     Europe   By Methre Rozell of Hudson Falls HS in 2009.
War in the Pacific v.1, Hudson Falls HS Video
Audio
Transcription
  World War 2     Pacific   Hosted by the Hudson Falls HS
Transcribed by Rick Bennett
War in the Pacific v.2, Hudson Falls HS Video
Audio
  World War 2         Hosted by the Hudson Falls HS.
War in the Pacific, v.3, Hudson Falls HS Video
Audio
  World War 2         Hosted by the Hudson Falls HS
Warnecke, Mark Video
Audio
Male 1975 - Iraq War NY National Guard
US Army
27th Infantry Brigade
108th Infantry Regiment
    Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Warner, Leslie A. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 277th Field Artillery Battaion European Kensington, NY  
Washburn, Jane Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Civilian   Home Front   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Wasoff, Louis Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy SS Amatilia
SS York
  New York, NY  
Waters, Jean Elizabeth, nee Rogers Transcription Female World War 2 US Navy US Naval Women's Reserve (WAVES) American Belmont, NY Paper by Jihan Habeeb
Waterston, Pamela Video
Audio
Female Persian Gulf War, 1991 US Army       Interviewed by the U.S. Army Women's Museum
Watkins, William Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 5th Special Forces Group   Albany, NY  
Watson, Stewart Charles Video
Audio
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army 35th Infantry Division European North Tonawanda, NY  
Wayne, Nathan Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 747th Tank Battalion European Freehold, NJ A joint project of the Library of Congress, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 1 (SR), and Shaker High School, Latham, NY.'
Weasack, Adam F. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 NY National Guard
US Army
27th Infantry Division
105th Infantry Regiment
Pacific Troy, NY Transcribed by Susan Bergman
Weasack, Adam F. Video
Audio
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
Webb, James L. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 NY National Guard
US Army
27th Infantry Division Pacific    
Webber, Robert Sr. Transcription Male 1947 - Korean War US Navy
US Air Force
    New London, CT Transcription only.
Interviewed by Michele Starkey for The Sentinel (Orange County, NY)
Webster, John Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army   European Mediterranean   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Weed, Edmund D. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy VPB-109 Pacific Norwich, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Weeks, John Gavin Video
Audio
Transcription
Memoir
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 13th Photographic Squadron European Lyons, NY German jet fighters
Dr. Weidner, Rufus Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 3rd Engineer Special Brigade     Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Weinger, Stanley Leonard Diary
Service Record
Male World War 2 US Army       Questionairre and transcripts only.
Weierich, Frank Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy YP-518 Pacific   Interviewed at the American Legion Post, Saugerties, NY
Weinstein, Morris Video
Audio
             
Weinstein, Morris L. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army European      
Weinstein, Steven L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War US Army 330th Radio Research Company   Newark, NJ Plieku
Weisenburger, David F Video
Audio
  Korean War US Army       Interviewed by the Rome Free Academy H.S. Rome, NY
Weisl, Kenneth Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 8th Air Force European Pittsburg, PA Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Weisl, Margaret Mary, nee Wilson Video
Audio
Female World War 2 Great Britain. Air Transport Auxiliary. (ATT)   European Dublin, Ireland Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Weiss, Alton M. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS San Carlos (AVP-51)
USS Sangay (AE-10)
Pacific North Tonawanda, NY  
Weiss, Richard Dennis 'Rick' Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War - 1993 US Army 9th Infantry Division
2nd Armored Division
  Ballston Spa, NY  
Welch, Patrick William Video
Audio
Transcription
Male Vietnam War - 1993 US Marine Corps 3rd Marine Division   Buffalo, NY Transcribed by David Signor
Weller, Ralph H. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy LST 391 European Towanda, PA  
Wellner, Kenneth Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       'In the summer of 2009 Ken Wellner told the story of his long and eventful life to his niece, Susan Merrett.'
Wells, Dale Richard Transcription Male Vietnam War US Army 23rd Infantry Division
198th Infantry Brigade
  Ogdensburg, NY Transcription only
Interviewed by Mike Schenk
Wells, Roger M. Video
Audio
Transcription
Biography
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Infantry Division European Glens Falls, NY Transcribed by Jaimielynn B. Braden
Welsh, John E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 26th Infantry Division
328th Infantry Regiment
    Interviewed by Herkimer County Community College
Welsh, John E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 26th Infantry Division
328th Infantry Regiment
    Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Herkimer County Community College
Wenk, Jay Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 90th Infantry Division
359th Infantry Regiment
     
Werner, Stanley Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 37th Infantry Division European   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
West, Gerald 'Jerry' Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Raider Battalion Pacific   Interviewed by Hudson Falls H.S. Hudson Falls, NY
Transcribed by Andrew Marro
West, Gerald 'Jerry' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 1st Marine Raider Battalion Pacific   Group interview by the Hudson Falls HS, War in the Pacific v.2
West, Mark David Video
Audio
Male Persian Gulf War US Marine Corps 2nd Expeditionary Force
8th Tank Battalion
    Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Westerdahl, Bruce Allen Video
Audio
Male 1952 - 1955 US Marine Corps 2nd Marine Division      
Wetmore, Ralph Emerson Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 7th Air Force Pacific Prattsburg, NY  
Whalen, Richard A. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 1st Cavalry Division   Rotterdam Junction, NY Interviewed by Ken and June Hunter
Wharton, Ronald K. , Sr. Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Navy USS Beatty (DD-756)   Amsterdam, NY  
Wheelock, Franklin K. (Kimble) Video
Audio
Male Korean War - 1978 US Navy USS Rowan (DD-782)      
Whipple, Russell Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps 5th Marine Division
1st Marine Parachute Regiment
Pacific   Group interview with Wayne Haugh, Fiorenzo V. Lopardo, Jack Tanner, and Russell Whipple. Interviewed by Stephen Lopardo.
Whipple, Wallace Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 83rd Infantry Division European   Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office
White, George Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps   Pacific   White
Interviewed by the Herkimer County Veteran's Video Project
White, George Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps       Extracted from a compilation of interviews by Assemblyman Marc Butler and the Fulton County Historical Society
White, Otis M. (Monte) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 303rd Bomb Group
100th Bomb Group
European Nelsonville, NY  
White, Rishel 'Rick' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 4th Armored Division
106th Infantry Division
European Adams, NY DVD produced by 4th Coast Productions
Whitman, Robert Lee Video
Audio
Biography
Male 1952 - 1989 US Army
NY National Guard
3rd Armored Division
9th Cavalry Regiment
25th Infantry Division
  Schenectady, NY  
Rev. Whitmore, Charles W. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 10th Armored Cavalry Division
11thArmored Cavalry Regiment
  Newfane, NY Interviwed by Orchard Park, H.S., Orchard Park, NY
Whitney, Eugene P. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy LCS(L)(3) 85
Benevolence (AH-13)
Pacific Saratoga Springs, NY  
Wiener, Norman Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 15th Traffic Regulating Battalion
40th Traffic Regulating Battalion
European New York, NY  
Wieners, Frederick L. 'Fred' Video
Audio
Male 1974 - 2003 US Air Force       Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Wier, Richard F. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Marine Corps 1st Division
1st Marines
     
Dr. Wiersum, Jeffrey , MD Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 35th Infantry Division European    
Wiesenthal, Irwin T. (Theodore) 'Ed' Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Marine Corps. Marine Bombing Squadron 443 (VMB-443, 443rd) Pacific New York, NY  
Wilbur, Robert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces       Interviewed by Hector Allen of the Mohawk Regional Teachers Center
Wilcox, Daniel C. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Army 3rd Armor
194th Armored Brigade
American    
Wilcox, Roy Transcription Male 1948 - 1952 US Army 33rd Infantry Divsion   Chester, MA Inteviewed by Sean Quinn
Wiley, Abbott L. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 91st Infantry Division
346th Field Artillery Battalion
European Pittstown, NY Italian Campaign
Transcribed by Stephen Leccese
Wiley, Harold J. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 305th Bombardment Group
56th Bomb Squadron
European Pittstown, NY Pilot B-17
Wilgus, Barton Tudman Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 63rd Infantry Division
253rd Infantry Regiment
European Oneida Castle, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Williams, Charles W. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces   Pacific Hoosick Falls, NY Interviewed by the Hoosick Falls Historical Society
Transcribed by Brittney Downey
Williams, Clarence John Video
Audio
Memoir
Memoir-Transcript
Male World War 2 NY Guard
US Navy
6th Regiment, NY Guard
7th Fleet
Pacific Rome, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Memoir Transcribed by Jerrie Hinchman
Williams, Harold E. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 92nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion   Valatie, NY 2007 Interview by Julie Upstill
Williams, Harold E. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 92nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion   Valatie, NY 2010 Interview
Transcribed by Susan Bergmann
Williams, James S., Jr. Video
Audio
Male 1974 - 1994 US Army     Pittsburg, PA  
Williams, Robert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Charles S. Sperry (Ship: DD-697) Mediterranean   Interviewed by Senator Patty Ritchie's office, with an introduction by the Senator.
Wilson, Arthur G. , Jr. Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Navy USS Hawkins (DD-873)
USS New York (BB-34)
Pacific Jamaica, NY  
Wilson, Arthur Monroe Video
Audio
Male 1948 - 1952 US Army 7722nd Signal Service Company   Rochester, NY  
Wilson, Louise on behalf of her brother George Wilson Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interview on behalf of her brother George Gordon Wilson.
Wilson, Raymond A. Video
Audio
Male Vietnam War US Air Force     Batavia, NY Interviewed by Rome Free Academy H.S., Rome, NY
Wilson, Richard Martin Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy USS Panamint (AGC-13) Pacific Cambridge, NY  
Wilson, Wayne F. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 49th Field Hospital European Chicago, IL  
Wilwol, Frank Robert Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Army 278th Regimental Combat Team   Buskirk, NY  
Winchell, James W. Video
Audio
  World War 2 US Army 117th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion,     Interviewed by the Chemung County Historical Society
Wincowski, Robert Leo Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 38th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron Pacific Auburn, NY Transcribed by Elizabeth Acker
Winter, Carl H. (Henry William) Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army 9th Infantry Division
60th Infantry Regiment
  Brooklyn, NY Transcribed by Elizabeth Acker
Winters, Kenneth Video
Audio
Male Korean War US Marine Corps   American Michigan Interviewed by Bill Payne of the American Legion Post Saugerties NY
Witherell, Edward K. Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 98th Bomb Group
415th Bomb Squadron
Mediterranean Hoosick Falls, NY Transcribed by Arthur Flores
Wolf, Robert J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 303rd Bomb Group
427th Bomb Squadron
European Buffalo, NY  
Wolf, William Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 486thBomb Group
833rd Bomb Squadron
European    
Wolfe, Daniel Video
Audio
Memoir
Male Korean War US Army 3rd Infantry Division
15th Infantry Regiment
     
Wolff, Alvin J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 160th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
380th Fighter Squadron
European Buffalo, NY  
Wolnowitz, David Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 91st Bomb Group
322nd Bomb Squadron
European Bronx, NY Transcribed by Matthew Oill
Dr. Wolstein, Arthur S. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Medical Corps European New York NY  
Wonderling, Harold James Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy   Pacific   Interviewed by the Chemung County Historical Society
Wood, George Warren Video
Audio
Male World War 2
Korean War
US Navy
US Marine Corps
       
Wood, John Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed at the Saugerties American Legion Hall
Wood, John Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 106th Infantry Division European Glens Falls, NY Interviewed at Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Wood, Leslie Herbert Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Navy Combat Aircraft Service Unit (CASU), 44      
Woodbury, Donald and Mary Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army       Interviewed by Chelsea Bumagen of Hudson Falls H.S., Hudson Falls, NY
Woodmansee, Walter Clark Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 447th Bomb Group European Hartford, NY  
Worden, Edwin H. (Hoyt) Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 386th Bomb Group      
Woullard, Billie Charles , Jr. Video
Audio
Male 1974 - 1979 US Air Force
NY National Guard
4684th Airbase Group
42nd Infantry Division
     
Wozniak, Matthew E. Video
Audio
Unit History
Male World War 2 US Army Air Forces 5th Air Force
8th Fighter Group
Pacific Albany, NY  
Wright, Charles L. Video
Audio
Male Korean War - 1979 Air Force Technical Applications Center   Plattsburgh, NY Interviewed by Steven Figliozzi and Peter Trudnak of SUNY Plattsburgh
Wurster, Robert Louis Video
Audio
Transcription
Male 1967 - 1973 US Navy USS Littlerock (CLG-4)
USS Beatty (DD-756)
  Schenectady, NY Transcribed by Brooke Reustle
Wusterbarth, Harold J. Video
Audio
Male World War 2 US Army 10th Mountain Division
87th Mountain Infantry Regiment
     
Wygant, Albert Video
Audio
Transcription
Male World War Two US Navy Old Ironsides American Interviewed by Senator Patty Richie's Office Transcribed by Zion Sherin