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Joseph LaNier joined the United States Navy in February 1944. African-Americans prior to 1942 were not allowed to join...
Clyde East was born in 1921 on a Virginia tobacco farm. He had eight brothers and sisters. His father was a share...
Norman Mineta was born in 1931 in San Jose, California. He had a great childhood in the agricultural community. His...
Zhanna Dawson and her family moved after the two daughters were offered scholarships at the conservatory [Annotator's...
James Jeter worked for Higgins Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana. He welded on different vessels but did not know...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Edward "Babe" Heffron continued fighting into Alsace-Lorraine then Dusseldorf and on to...
Manfred Klepper and his parents were on the water for no more than three hours before his mother and father became...
Norman Mineta became involved in the Asian-American Caucus when President Clinton [Annotator's Note: President William...
Bruno Viani was discharged out of Halloran Hospital in 1945. He had served in the military since before the United...
Robert Inghram knew Roger Bushell. Bushell headed the Escape Committee [Annotator's Note: in Inghram's prisoner of war...
Upon his return to the United States, Dell Lauderdale was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. It was not a good place to be....
Elisabeth Bolster learned to speak English because her mother wanted her to leave the country [Annotator's Note:...
Lowell Brueland named his Mustang [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] after his half-...