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June Tinker met her husband when she was 16 years old. He was a neighbor near the water pump where Tinker had to draw...
Adelaide Benjamin knows the preservation of the memory of the war by The National WWII Museum is important. She has...
Zeno St. Cyr reflects on his 92 years of life and takes stock of surviving World War 2 without physical injury. His...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow sees the most important lesson of World War 2 as it is related to the costliness of war. War can be...
Hans Courant has many fond memories of going skiing on Sundays with his Army buddies while at Los Alamos. One of his...
Linda Hope saw the tremendous feelings her father had toward service people and those that worked so hard to give back...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
The war was a new experience for Clarence Herbert Weatherwax. During the Vietnam War young people going to college were...
Dorothy Ehlers wants future generations to remember how the soldiers of World War 2 loved their country as much as her...
Catherine Long had her most memorable experience in World War II when the armistice was signed. She served because of...
William Hussey feels World War 2 is still relevant today because it was an outstanding example of how the United States...
Corrine Boggs notes that it is good that the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New Orleans,...
Norman Mineta had a brother-in-law who was a PRO, Public Relations Officer, for the 442nd Regiment [Annotator's Note:...
William Harvey worked in the Commandant's office [Annotator's Note: of the Eighth Naval District headquartered in New...
Marie Rankart believes that museums like The National WWII Museum are important in many ways. The Museum represents...
Constance Negrotto saw a lot during the war that she had never expected to see. She helped the war effort by working...
Mildred Aupied was influenced by her work at the shipyard [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
Artmon Arceneaux worked in construction in Oklahoma for 15 years after his military discharge. He repaired and painted...
Francis Higgins feels that the PT boat restoration by the Museum is wonderful. [Annotator's Note: The Higgins built PT-...
Lloyd Duncan feels that the veterans of World War 2 and Korea received the respect and appreciation they deserved....
Delano Brister has had a fun run. Although he does not miss the uniform, he does not regret a bit. The soldiers laid...
Being a bush pilot in Alaska was a fun experience for Geraldine Nyman. One of their employees crashed a plane in the...
Walter Imahara's father cried when he got an apology for what had happened to him. [Annotator's Note: Imahara gets...
Betty Masket started back in school in September [Annotator's Note: September 1945] and graduated that year or the year...
The factory's [Annotator's Note: the General Motors Company plant in Newark, New Jersey where Marie Rankart worked]...
When they [Annotator's Note: Walter Imahara and many of the other Japanese-Americans interned at the Jerome War...
Older male workers would cater to the young women like June Tinker who came into the work force. The men would flirt...
Edwin McAuliffe does not remember missing anything in particular during the war years however he knows his parents did...
Isabella Karle said that certain measures were taken to insure against radiation sickness, including the daily...
Frederick Hollis contributed to the war effort through scrap drives held in Detroit. At the collection points, snow...
Norman Mineta was asked by President Clinton [Annotator's Note: President William J. Clinton] in 1993 if he would...
Wagner grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. She attended high school and college in there.Her father was a ladies tailor. He...
Lawrence Johnston was born in February 1918 to parents who were Christian missionaries. He was born in China and spent...
Flournoy was born in Wheaton, Missouri on March 30th, 1921. The Depression affected her family but as a kid she did not...
Janice Martin Benario was born in Baltimore, Maryland and went through the public school system. She wanted to go away...
Snapp was born in Washington D.C. She lived there for about two years and then moved to Colorado. She eventually moved...

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