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[Annotator's Note: The interview starts mid-sentence.] Alice Howie was born in February 1925 in Barrineau Park, Florida...
Robert E. McGovern was born in October 1926 in Flint, Michigan. His parents were from Lebanon, Pennsylvania and his...
Therese Wadsworth Warne [Annotator's Note: an American child living in the Philippines during World War 2] associated...
David Klinepeter was born in April 1926 in Pembroke, Pennsylvania. He had two brothers. His father ran a trolley car...
Henry Bodson was born in 1917 in Dobzyn, Poland [Annotator's Note: Dobrzyn, Poland]. His family left Poland in 1921 and...
Frances Meikrantz was born in 1921 in Worcester, Massachusettes. It was a nice town. She grew up during the Depression...
Harold Ronson was born in Brooklyn, New York [Annotator's Note: Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs in New York, New...
[Annotator's Note: This clip begins with Irwin Medway talking with the interviewer about his current life and classes...
Lester Shapiro was born in October 1921 in Rochester, New York. He went as a walk-on for a scholarship at the...
James Wilson's World War 2 record starts in the summer of 1941. He and his oldest brother out of seven children were in...
Elsie Marie "Kitty" Rippin was born in Ellinger, Texas in January 1924. She moved around a lot with her family during...
Bernard Brown was born in Portland, Oregon in 1924 and moved to Salem, Oregon with his family when he was 13 years old...
James Pringle was born in Sumter, South Carolina in November 1925. Life growing up was rough. He worked in grocery...
Dale Smith was born in Ontario, California in March 1925. His great grandfather moved there in 1892 and was a founder....
Chester J. Butcher [Annotator's Note: a fighter pilot with the 357th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, 8th Air...
Max Finesmith did not have time to think after his bomber had been fatally damaged. Everything was happening so fast...
After becoming a POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war], Gilbert Clift was taken back to the German positions where he...
George F. Mills [Annotator's Note: captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
Joy Skelton had unidentifiable nightmares during 9-11 [Annotator's Note: the terrorist attacks on the United States on...
Irwin Schneider was injured on a PT boat patrol out of Milne Bay [Annotator’s Note: in Papua New Guinea]. He went to...
At the first prisoner of war camp, Pearson Riddle had to work hauling earth and material in a giant cart. Riddle did...
Lee O. McKinnon stayed in the Navy until 1947. The Navy made good progress. When he first enlisted, there was no Navy...
In basic training, Norris Bucksell had a new lieutenant who would not give him a paycheck because his mustache needed...
Chester L. Talley was not too anxious to go overseas and serve in World War 2, but since he had no choice, he tried to...
George A. Damiano recalled the weather [Annotator's Note: on Okinawa, Japan] being so wet that they had to talk their...
Clifford Smith and his unit [Annotator's Note: Cannon Company, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division] were on...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall any instances of discrimination either while working for Higgins Industries or while...
Peter Gallo never got hit, but while he was on Leyte, he contracted malaria. He ran a high fever and was throwing up,...
Ralph C. Franklin went to Guadalcanal [Annotator's Note: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands] before the division [Annotator's...
Asked what he thought about the Japanese, Earl Conklin said they were "pretty vicious," but conceded that combat makes...
David Klinepeter does not think that young people know enough about World War 2. He thinks young people need to know...
For Francis Hurd, the most difficult part of the war was crossing the beachhead onto French soil because they didn't...
Lowell Rodrigue had many dreams about World War 2 and cannot watch movies related to the war. He has been clinically...
Irwin Stovroff feels that The National WWII Museum is a creation that could only have happened after a war like the one...
June Catherine Elliott Haggerty does not feel that the war changed her even though some of the times were a bit scary....
William Curtis believes that people should study World War 2 in the future because it is part of history. Curtis did...

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