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Mitchell Zimmer attended boot camp at Newport, Rhode Island. He went to special training in San Diego. He was assigned...
Pastor Dale Peterson was born in Warren, Minnesota in February 1926. He grew up in the Great Depression. His life was...
Donald Joseph Scholle was born in New York City in July 1923. He served in both World War 2 and the Korean War. Before...
Donald Edward Wilson was born in New Orleans in July 1918. Times were tough during the Great Depression. He had to walk...
Wilbur Rogers was born in August 1925 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, the youngest of six boys and three girls. His wasn't a...
Lawrence N. Brooks was born in 1909 in Norwood, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. Most of his youth was spent near...
Calvin Moret was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on 15 August 1925. His parents, Adolph, Sr. and Georgette had five boys...
John S. LeBure was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1919. Having experienced the Great Depression, he learned...
Jack Barnes was born in Cisco, Texas in 1922. Shortly after his birth, his family moved from Cisco because his father...
Jack Brukman was born in 1923 in Los Angeles, California. He experienced small town living near the beach. The weather...
Alois Kopp was born on a farm in May 1918 near Raleigh in Grant County, North Dakota. Times were good right after World...
Robert Oplinger was born in August 1925 and grew up in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his life. He remembers the...
Blanche Marie (Gregory) Barnes Gangwere was born in 1918 in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up near Northeast High...
Norman Mineta followed his father's lead following his military discharge. Mineta's father had made a career in the...
James Downing and a group of boot camp comrades signed up together for the USS West Virginia (BB-48). At six years old...
World War II changed John McCarthy and his life tremendously. Without the war, he might have been a factory worker....
Joseph LaNier tells others to take advantage of every opportunity that presents itself. He rose to be vice-president of...
Leroy Fadem's most memorable occurrences during the war were the invasion of Guam and the avoidance of the torpedo. [...