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Mildred "Jean" Liparoto just did what she had to do [Annotator's Note: to get by with nephews, brothers, and a husband...
Ryan O'Brien and a friend went to watch the LA Bulldogs [Annotator's Note: Los Angeles Bulldogs] playing against the...
Edward Stone was born in September 1923 in Towanda, Pennsylvania. He grew up in that small town and had an excellent...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Bill Toledo was born in northern New Mexico. [Annotator's Note: The video glitches at a few points.] When he was a baby...
Adelaide Benjamin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1932. She had a comfortable life and enjoyed outdoor activities...
Nelsyn Ernest Brooks Wade was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, but was raised around San Augustine [Annotator's Note: San...
Baptiste Puissegur was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1920 and grew up on a farm with his parents and older brothers...
Victor Befera was born April 1926 in Hibbing, Minnesota. He grew up in the small iron mining town near Canada with his...
Horace Sharp, known as Jim, was born in White City, Kansas in 1924. He lived on a farm with his parents and four...
Beverly Coleman Oates Rougas was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1924. Life in New Orleans was wet and rainy...
Anne Levy was born in Lodz, Poland in July 1935. Before the war started, she was a very young girl [Annotator's Note:...
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...
Thomas Joseph Lemme was born in January 1926 in Albany [Annotator's Note: Albany, New York]. He had two older brothers...
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...
Theodore Marolda was born May 1923 in Winsted, Connecticut. He was born to a family of Italian immigrants and was the...
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...

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