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Robert Joseph Grace - Interview with Robert Joseph Grace: clip: Plenty of training accidents, especially in basic training; practicing parachute jumps and difficult landings; went by boat to England; one of the two ships was alleged to be carrying nurses, so he volunteered for that one; no nurses, but African American service troops; nurses on other ship; rampant seasickness, except for pilots, who could not be susceptible to motion sickness; he did get sick watching other guys getting ill; on way to Scotland, saw evidence of transport ship being sunk: thousands of bottles of Scotch floating, being picked up by fishermen; several men missing when they docked, presumed tossed overboard, for winning too much or cheating at cards.
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