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After training and before being assigned to a submarine, William Myers, Jr. was part of a relief crew. His job was in...
Barbara Pathe tried to be a good citizen to the British. In Bury St. Edmunds the English locals had decided that the...
Adolph Wilson was in college when he heard about Pearl Harbor. At 18 years old, he was playing football and running...
Howard Genrich went overseas in October 1944. Information about the progress of the war was available to him. He was at...
Sterling Cale returned from the various Pacific islands where he was stationed to Honolulu and the hospital at Fort...
Harold Berkman returned to the United States via New York harbor. He arrived at night with the Statue of Liberty and...
William Curtis packed up his stuff and went to the naval base. He reported to Coast Guard section officer there who...
On 23 February [Annotator's Note: 23 February 1945] they were out [Annotator's Note: of the Los Baños internment camp...
Robert Knudson wasn't surprised, but was disappointed that his colorblindness disqualified him from being on a ship. He...
John E. Johnson's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Liddle (APD-60)] stayed in China for a few weeks, mostly for rest and...
Lyle Bouck joined the National Guard [Annotator's Note: Missouri National Guard] at the age of 14. Growing up during...
Chuck was born in Long Island, New York in 1917. He believes that things were going better during the Great Depression...
Ari Phoutrides was born in Seattle in 1925. His father was a priest who was moved around the country often.After high...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with Theodore Finkbeiner and the interviewer discussing the interview they did three...
Clinton Gardner was born in New York City on December 26, 1922. The family moved to Larchmont, New York when Gardner...
[Annotators Note: Segment begins with a female telling Phillips that she is going to the grocery store and will be...
Interview begins with the interviewer stating that Senator Inouye is and always will be the most influential Japanese-...
Richard Ford was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on the Great Lakes. He had two sisters and was the youngest one in the...
Onesi was born in Pennsylvania, but moved to Niagara Falls, New York at a young age. He was drafted into the Air Force...
Baldwin was born on 7 February 1922 in Jasper, Alabama. His family moved to Birmingham in 1928 when he was 6 years old...
Rogers was born in Saltville, Virginia on 1 January 1915.He graduated from high school in 1932 during the middle of the...
Harold Rosen was born in Dallas, Texas in April 1925. His father owned his own business so the depression did not hit...
Edward LaPorta was born in Italy in 1917. He grew up and was educated in Italy as well. His dream was to be a...
Brooks was born on 30 October of 1919 in Greeneville, Tennessee. He recalls his childhood during the Great Depression....
Mancel Grant Kirk was born near Finger, Tennessee in 1925 and spent his whole life there except when he went away for...
Sherman was born and raised near Toledo, Ohio. He attended school in Toledo. He was fortunate enough to take classes at...
Blanchard was born in Yonkers, New York. He moved around quite a bit as an employee of General Motors.He came from a...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins mid-discussion with brief mention of the Malmedy Massacre, the massacre of 84...
Currey was born in 1925 in Loch Sheldrake, New York and grew up in the small community Hurleyville, New York. His...
Wilburn K. Ross grew up in Strunk, Kentucky. He worked on a farm until he was 18 then went to work in a coal mine but...
Church was born in Henryville, Utah. After high school he ended up going to Dixie College in St. George. He knew that...
Showers was born on a farm in Iowa. As a student, he remembers the Armed Forces recruiting students. The first station...
Jackson was born in Covina, California in 1924. He was a senior in high school on 7 December 1941 when Pearl Harbor was...
Tenney joined the National Guard in November of 1940. He joined to get his year of service completed before the draft...
Charles Bishop was born in New Haven, Connecticut in November of 1920. The depression years were sketchy. His mother...
Monpat was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He went to E.D. White High School for one year then quit and went...

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