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Edward G. Willette was born in August 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. He and his sister, the children of a milk salesman,...
David Oreck was born in 1923 in Duluth, Minnesota. Around the age of 18, he decided to go to the University of...
Wesley Fronk had one sister and grew up in a lot of different places. He never had any problems making friends. Moving...
Carey Eleser was born in August 1924 in Roseville, Louisiana and grew up in Ponchatoula. He was born at a Catholic...
Clarence Carlson was born Kittson, Minnesota in June 1921. His family moved to Svea Township where he attended school...
[Annotator's Note: Interviewer is setting up the interview and it begins with small talk about the war.] Arthur...
Ray Felts was born in Cameron, Oklahoma in September 1926, the eldest of three children. He was 15, and on a double-...
Arthur Q. Davis was born in March 1920 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family lived on a rice plantation in Pointe a la...
Charles Slay was born in December 1921 in Holloway, Louisiana. He was one of the first boys in the area to finish high...
Robert Tyler Oakes was born in March 1922 in New Albany, Indiana. He enjoyed his youth participated in plays in high...
Lloyd Burns was born in Bossier, Louisiana but grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana during the Great Depression. He had ten...
Olaf Rose was born in August 1921 in Pontiac, Michigan, and was the oldest of four children. His father was in the...
Frank Patti was born in December 1924 in Hammond, Louisiana and grew up on a produce farm where his parents shared the...
Gordon Higgins was born in February 1924 in New Haven, Connecticut, one of two sons who lived with their mother and...
Floyd James Reissig, known as Buddy, was born in Travis County, outside of Austin, Texas in March 1919. His father was...
Robert Whelan was born in Buffalo, New York in May 1925 at Millard Fillmore Hospital and grew up in nearby Snyder [...
William Jucksch was born in October 1925 in McAllen, Texas. His parents separated when he was just a toddler, and his...
Donald G. Watson was born in 1922 in New London, Connecticut. His father owned one of the first radio stores in the...
Henry J. Muller, Jr. born 7 April 1917 just one day after the US entered World War One. He was brought up on the...
Harry Baughman was born in Findlay, Ohio. He grew up there during the Great Depression, when "things were tough." When...
Theodore Skare was born in April 1924 in Two Harbors, Minnesota. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois when he was baby...
Vincent Losada was born in Cleveland, Ohio in May 1925. His parents were both immigrants from Spain. His father was a...
[Annotator's Notes: There is some chit chat between the interviewer and interviewee before the interview begins.]...
John Moran was born in Superior, Wisconsin. He had a great youth and enlisted in the Army at 17. He was then sent to...
Philip Dunford was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in July 1925. He lived in Chester, Virginia when he was five...
John F. Caraway was born on in November 1922 in Baytown, Texas, the son of an antiques dealer. At an early age, his...
Richard Scholl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1920. His father worked for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance...
Edwin Henlebin was born in 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri, and lived there his entire life, except for when he was in the...
Donald Strait was born in April 1918 in East Orange, New Jersey, and spent his first five years in Montclair, New...
Lincoln Piazzo was born in December 1918 in Reno, Nevada. His father was an immigrant, working in the transportation of...
Aaron Baumgarten was born in 1922 in New York, New York, the fifth of the five sons in his family. His father worked in...
Elmer Spraker was born in April 1927 in Malden, Massachusetts, the second of two children. After his mother died...
Carl Caffarel was born in 1925 in Plaquemines, Louisiana, and grew up in the nearby town of Port Allen, Louisiana. The...
Thomas Long was born in January 1926 in Saint Louis, Missouri. His father died when he was only three years old,...
Harry Koukos, of Greek decent, was born in Albania in 1925 and came to the United States at the age of 13. His first...
Randall Edwards was born in July 1917 near Pine Bluff, Wyoming. His family lived on ranches in various parts of the...

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