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Leonard Jindra was born near Prague, Czechoslovakia in June 1921. He had two brothers and an adopted sister. He was...
Robert Louis Curl was born in 1925 in Warrior, Alabama. He had two brothers and one sister. All his siblings were older...
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Roy Joseph Moss was born in March 1922 in West Point, Utah. His grandparents had crossed the plains in 1847 and settled...
Robert A. Addison was born in Akron, Ohio on 7 December 1922. The family moved several times but settled down in...
Arthur J. Frongello was born in July 1925 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He grew up in a poor family, but felt rich...
Waldeman Czaban, nicknamed Curly, was born of Polish decent in Detroit, Michigan in 1925. His father was employed as an...
Dorothy Decker Ehlers was born in December 1931 in Long Beach, California and grew up there during the depression years...
Roy Uthes was born in June 1923. He had two brothers and two sisters. He grew up in a large home and was the youngest...
Seymour Reitman was born in 1925 in Philadelphia [Annotator's Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], but moved to Atlantic...
Richard Graff was born in August 1924 on a farm outside of Popejoy, Iowa. His parents were German immigrants born in...
Isadore Bronstein was born in Philadelphia [Annotator's Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] in June 1916. His father was...
Ray Marvin League was the second of twins born in November 1925. There were 11 boys in the family along with two girls...
Constance Negrotto was born on 8 August 1924 to Ralph and Inez Hinkel. When she was five years old, the family moved to...
James Willis Downing was born in August 1913 in Missouri. He grew up in a small town where things were somewhat...
Philip James Sciortino, Sr. was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] in September 1923. He...
William Jackson was born in April 1923 in El Paso, Texas. He lived there until he was 16 years old. He moved to...
Stanley Jack Birnbaum was happy as a native New Yorker [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] growing up there. His...
C. Charles Collie, Jr. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1922 and grew up there. He left in 1940 to enroll in the...
Philip Schmidt was born in June 1922 in Alton, Iowa. It was a small town with not much entertainment and few friends....
Robert Oplinger was born in August 1925 and grew up in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his life. He remembers the...
Herbert Nelson Fontenot was born in April 1927 in Fenton, Louisiana. His father died when Fontenot was only 11 years...
David Fisher was born in December 1925 in Evangeline, Louisiana and grew up in Jennings, Louisiana where his family...
Barney Hajiro was born in September 1916 in Puunene, Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. His parents immigrated from Japan in...
James Shelton Scales was born in April 1917 in Sandy Ridge, North Carolina. It was a farming community in Stokes County...
Hilar Clement Moore, Jr., served in the United States Marine Corps in the 2nd Marine Division. During the war, he was a...
Robert Gaylord Furrow was born September 1920 in Elwood, Nebraska. His family moved to Maywood [Annotator's Note:...
June Catherine Elliott Haggerty was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana]. She grew up in Pass...
James J. Bollich was born on a farm south of Eunice [Annotator's Note: Eunice, Louisiana]. His family primarily grew...
Edward Gerrits was born in Racine, Wisconsin, but was raised in Miami, Florida. He enjoyed going to the Florida...
Vernon Grimes was born in May 1921 in Wichita [Annotator's Note: Wichita, Kansas]. He grew up with a sister in various...
John P. Laborde, Sr. was born in Marksville, Louisiana in November 1923. His father was superintendent of Avoyelles...
Frederick Moore was born in December 1924 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts during...
Harry Carlson was born in October 1924 in Springfield, Pennsylvania. He grew up there as a single child. His father...
Edward G. Willette was born in August 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. He and his sister, the children of a milk salesman,...
Jane Biestek was born in January 1925 in the Lamport Hotel Bear Creek, Montana. Her mother was working in the hotel and...

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