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Bernard J. St. John Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 027
Scope and Contents Bernard “Ben” St. John served aboard Intrepid as an Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in VT-18 during World War II, from late 1944 until July 1945. St. John began his interview by discussing his hometown, Adams, Massachusetts, his years in high school, and some of his early jobs. He also recalled hearing about the war in Europe and later the attack on Pearl Harbor. St. John then discussed his decision to become a pilot, the different levels of pilot training, carrier quals, and his first landing on...

Sverre O. Bach Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 018
Scope and Contents Sverre Bach served aboard Intrepid as an F6F pilot in VF-6 during World War II, in 1944. Bach began his interview by discussing his family history and stating that he followed in the footsteps of his two older brothers who were naval aviators. He then described the various stages of flight training, the aircraft he flew, and the lessons he learned. Bach then discussed his training in the F4F Wildcat and explained the differences between the American F4F and the Japanese “Zero.” He also...

Thomas Dugan Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 015
Scope and Contents Thomas Dugan, from Greenwood, Texas, served aboard Intrepid as an aviation machinist's mate second class during World War II, from 1943 to 1945. He began his interview by discussing his childhood and explaining his jobs with the Civilian Conservations Corps and the Terrell Aviation School in Terrell, Texas. He then discussed his decision to join the Navy. Dugan continued, noting boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois, his brief assignment to Wolverine, and his orders to Intrepid, explaining that...

Wesley Hays Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 095
Scope and Contents Wesley Hays served aboard Intrepid during World War II, in 1945, as a Corsair pilot in VBF-10. Hays began his interview by providing an overview of his time on board Intrepid. He also briefly discussed his childhood and how he developed an interest in flight. The interview then transitioned to a discussion on flight training, and Hays described the stages of flight training and the aircraft he flew. He also explained how he was assigned to VBF-10 and provided a detailed description of the...