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Joseph LaRocco was a sailor aboard the USS Essex for eighteen months. The USS Essex was the flagship of the 3rd Fleet with Admiral Haulsey. LaRocco participated in seven major sea battles and nine invasions.

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The dinner was held on December 31, 1944.
The U.S.S. Essex's action up onto that date is described.

Bob Abate.mp3
Mr. Abate describes the process of getting Tyrone Pannell, a Marine Lieutenant who was killed in Vietnam, inducted the Manhattan College Hall of Fame and meeting Tyrone's daughter. This experience and getting to know World War Two veterans, moved…

Bob Abate Part 2.mp3
Mr. Abate recalls stories of some of the World Two veterans he interviewed.

robert abate segment 3.mp3
Robert recalls stories of World War Two Veterans that he interviewed and the relationships that he forged with them.

robert abate segment 4.mp3
Robert describes the relationship between a World War Two veteran and his son.

robert abate segment 5.mp3
Robert talks about helping World War Two veterans get their high school diplomas and building a relationship with a veteran who rescued Senator Bob Dole.

rayhyman.mp3
Ray talks about how little people know about World War Two.

Please note that parts of the interview are a little muffled due to the age of the age of the cassette that the recording was converted from.

bill moye interview.mp3
As an African-American, Bill describes racist attitudes towards him despite serving his country during World War Two.

Please note that parts of the interview are a little muffled due to the age of the age of the cassette that the recording was…

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Armando "Chick" Galella (left) and Reverend James Blakely (right) were at the USS Intrepid for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on December 7, 2018.
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