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[Annotators Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
After Operation Market Garden flights, Robert Harris continued flying transport and supply missions. He at times grew...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with the interviewer and George Wichterich talking about a tank that was knocked out...
As a 13 year old, David Yoho did not have friends of draft age. He did keep company with older boys and took on a tough...
[Annotators Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
In the months leading up to the United States entry into the war, the country was isolationist. Fredrick Hollis was...
When Edwin McAuliffe was a kid during the war there were things everywhere that reminded people that there was a war...
Tom Quigley remembers how every Friday the officers would go to Baton Rouge for the weekend. Quigley struggled finding...
Kassal was born in Harlem, New York on 28 February 1917. His parents were Polish immigrants. At a young age, his family...
Swinney was born in LaSalle, Illinois and grew up in Gary, Indiana. During that time, Gary had the Carnegie Illinois...
Swinney always had at least three occupations at the same time. She wanted to learn everything and do everything.Living...
On 25 March 1938, the Greek freighter Steve Pisanos got a job aboard steamed to Oran, Algeria, in North Africa. He...
Joseph Armanini was assigned to bombardier school. He wanted to be a bombardier because as a bombardier you saw action...
Swinney went to Northwestern University. The nuns had taught her to type when she was in boarding school and that...
Connick and the USS Lander [Annotator's Note: APA-178] brought supplies to Naha Beach on Okinawa. At one point they...
At Northwestern University, Swinney's speech fraternity, Zeta Phi Eta, was sent to Glenview Naval Air Station. There...
Connick recalls the atmosphere of New Orleans during the war. He remembers men being replaced by stars in the window [...
Swinney picked up words during the war like ersatz which meant a substitute for something.She recalls the pin-up girls...
After he [Annotator's Note: Charlton Heston] was in the military he put on weight.While Heston was still on campus [...
Everything in speech begins with the ear and Swinney had a good ear for languages. She does fairly well with French...
Yukio Kawamoto's parents did not have to divulge too much about how their time in the camp went. Kawamoto had gotten a...
Yukio Kawamoto was a precious child for his parents. The draft got him and he went to war. Kawamoto worked for the...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...
Lydia Grant witnessed the attack on the American facilities at Pearl Harbor firsthand. The Japanese strafed the...
Norman Hatch departed Tarawa after the battle concluded and went to Hawaii with the 8th Marine Regiment. The US Army...
King, Queen and Court of Athenian Ball during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. "Queen - Helen Daley, St. Paul,...