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Linda Hope thanks God for the amazing secretary employed by her dad during the war [Annotator’s Note: Linda Hope is the...
[Annotator's Note: There is an odd tape break at the beginning.] The family of Coleen Landry learned to be frugal and...
Norman Mineta saw no newspapers in the camp. No radios were allowed. The only mail that arrived came from family...
Walter Imahara was born in February 1937 in Florin, California, a farming community just outside of Sacramento. His...
Coleen Pelliloux Landry was born in February 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her family owned a sugarcane plantation in...
Lauren Swinney always had at least three occupations at the same time. She wanted to learn everything and do everything...
Catherine Long lived in a barracks with four other WAVES [Annotator's Note: Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
Corrine Boggs, also known as Lindy, was in Washington DC on 7 December 1941 [Annotator's Note: the date of the Japanese...
Marie Rankart did not smoke but her sister did. Her sister would ask her to get her cigarettes when she came across...
Linda Hope could not select one single favorite item of recognition given to her father [Annotator’s Note: Linda Hope...
Edwin McAuliffe was more interested in the war in Europe. He was also interested in the air war in England because his...
There were several bases near Coleen Landry's home in Montz, Louisiana. Camp Plauche [Annotator's Note: also known as...
From Oceana, Virginia, Lloyd Duncan and VT-3 [Annotator's Note: Torpedo Squadron 3] flew patrols looking for German...
Lavenia Breaux had to find out through the grapevine that her friend had been killed. Sensitive information like that...
Marie Rankart was at a dress shop in Elizabeth, New Jersey buying a dress when she heard the news that the war was over...
Delano Brister witnessed the Louisiana Maneuvers in 1941. The operations took up much of central Louisiana including...
James Jeter was born in Jetertown, Louisiana [Annotator’s Note: near Leesville, Louisiana]. It was a small settlement...
Calvin Moret became interested in flying when he was about eight years old. Before the war started, he found himself...
Lois Meyer's commanding officer in Arlington, Virginia was a member of the original few [Annotator's Note: the first...
Delano Brister's grandfather had a barn on his property that was used once during a military training operation by a...
Delano Brister knew that the headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator's Note: Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower would...
Isabella Karle met her husband at the University of Michigan in a physical chemistry class. His undergraduate degree...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Rosemary Fagot was born an American citizen, but she had never been to to the United States until she enlisted in the...
Hans Courant was assigned to a group working on electronics at Los Alamos. He worked in that capacity for the next two...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow has advised presidents. He did not feel that his military background was a significant contributor to...
Murray Glass was drafted and sent to the Fort Dix, New Jersey reception center for a few weeks. He then went to the...
[Annotator's Note: Geraldine Nyman was a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, and transported...
Norman Mineta joined his father in the insurance business after his military discharge. He was at Berkley University in...
Geraldine Nyman only knows one girl from the second graduating class of WASPs [Annotator's Note: Women Airforce Service...
William Hussey enlisted in the Navy because he grew up with it, and it seemed the thing to do once he reached adulthood...
William B. Hughes was in Wiesbaden during the occupation [Annotator's Note: Hughes was in Germany serving in the United...
Mary Leisey believes that the man who had cancer was the only one to pass away under her care. Some men were going home...
In the months leading up to the United States' entry into the war, the country was isolationist. Fredrick Hollis was...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow never discussed his father's World War 1 or his own World War 2 experiences. His father was in...
When that [Annotator's Note: the Higgins Marine Sales business] ended after 25 years, Francis Higgins moved to Vidalia...

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