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Wanda Damberg was born of a Dutch father who served as a diplomat in the Philippines starting in 1916. He met Damberg’s...
Luna Kaufman was born in 1926 in Cracow, Poland. Her family ancestry in Cracow dated to the 1700s. They were long time...
Jack C. Taylor was born in 1922 and grew up in St. Louis. His father was a stockbroker and his mother took care of the...
Constance Negrotto was born on 8 August 1924 to Ralph and Inez Hinkel. When she was five years old, the family moved to...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
Michael Mickey Ganitch was born in November 1919 in Mogadore, Ohio. He grew up on a farm with all the associated hard...
Delano Roosevelt Brister was born in Sieper, Louisiana in 1933. The town was an old logging camp area. Trains were used...
Perry Strait was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi in April 1923. He grew up in a rural setting where his father was a...
Francis John "Jack" Higgins was born in October 1922 in Omaha, Nebraska. He left there at two years of age and moved to...
Walter Halloran was born on 25 August 1923 in Chatfield, Minnesota. Growing up on his family’s farm was extremely...
Joseph Daquarna was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana in May 1928. His father owned a grocery store and barroom. The family...
Martin Sklar was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His father was a high school. His aunt and uncle had moved to...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. was born in June 1919 in Weston, Texas. He was the fifth of five sons whose mother died in childbirth...
Frank H. Kubiak was born in West Allis, Wisconsin in November 1924. His father emigrated from Prussia but was of Polish...
Sumner Whitten was born in Newton, Massachusetts. After high school he went to Amherst College. In college he was in...
Richard Higgins was born in Arlington, Massachusetts in Sims Hospital. Higgins moved to Harrison, Maine when he was...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
Dominic Martello served with the Service Company [Annotator's Note: early Cannon Company, before they established them...
Leslie Aigner was born in Nové Zámky, Czechoslovakia. In 1939, the town became part of Hungary. At the time, Aigner was...
William Myers, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1926. During the Great Depression his father worked...
Elisabeth Bolster was born in the Bavarian region in Germany. Upon arriving in the United States, she discovered that...
James Nerison was born in San Francisco. His mother and father moved down to the city of Alhambra near Los Angeles. His...
Holly Frederick Reynolds was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born in Virginia because her mother was there at the...
Donald Dean was born in March 1926 in Salina, Kansas. His father was in the insurance business, and the family moved...
Gerhard Franzky remembers the most important thing after Hitler came to power was that the school schedule changed....
Michael Mickey Ganitch enjoyed the sights and sports in Pearl Harbor. He was a bit of a loner because he did not drink...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
Lavenia Hickman Breaux was born in Slidell, Louisiana in 1917. Breaux did not realize she was living through a...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
James Goodrich wanted to join the Marine Corps as soon as he saw his first Marine Corps poster. He also enjoyed the...
When the Battle of the Tenaru River ended, Lieutenant Port recommended Frank Stewart for the Navy Cross but the captain...
Jack Yusen grew up in Queens, New York where he lived with his parents, brother and grandmother and was living there...
Walter Barnes did not see much of a change in New Orleans when he returned after the war. Before the war he and his...
Van Barfoot grew up on a farm and his family was all on the farm. They grew cotton and corn and made a living during...
George A. Sarosi was born in Budapest, Hungary in January 1938. His father was born in 1900 in Pozsony. Pozsony was...
Arthur Jackson was born in Cleveland and grew up in Canton, Ohio. His father was a watch maker and eventually ended up...

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