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Bell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 15th, 1918. Before the war, Bell had a business manufacturing...
Mack was born in his grandparent’s home. He lived there as an infant. When he got a little older his parents moved to a...
Biddle was born in Daleville, Indiana on November 28th, 1923. Daleville had about nine hundred people. He lived there...
James was born in North Texas in Aberdene. The town is no longer there. He lived there until he was 10 years old. His...
Erickson was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1918. Her father was still fighting in World War I in France. He...
Giles Bacon served with an MP [Annotator’s Note: military police] battalion on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor. He was born...
James McClellan served in the 755th Field Artillery Battalion, 15th Army.He was born in West Virginia. His father...
Baptiste was born in Saint James Parish, Louisiana on 4 November 1916. He is in town [Annotator's Note: New Orleans]...
Bailey was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina on 12 September 1921.During the Great Depression Bailey's clothes...
Oscar Johnson was born in November 1925 in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had two brothers and a sister. His parents were...
Deen was born in McCray, Georgia. His father was the president of South Methodist College. He was one of three kids....
Richard Cole was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1915. After graduating from high school he went to work on a farm for 75...
Kassal was born in Harlem, New York on 28 February 1917. His parents were Polish immigrants. At a young age, his family...
Ehlers served in Company L and Company C of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He enlisted in October...
Hershel Williams was born and raised in a country atmosphere in West Virginia. His father was in the dairy business....
James Carrington has previously been interviewed by Tom Brokaw and for Oliver North’s War Stories. Carrington was born...
Hannan gives some background about his life in prewar Italy. He explains the attitude of the German youth and of an...
Stegmeier was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1922. At the time of the interview he is 85 years old. He attended Grandview...
James Smith was known as Horse [Annotators Note: also as Horse Collar] during his time in the Marine Corps. He earned...
Billow was born in Millersburg, Pennsylvania. Growing up during the depression was rough, they did not have much. His...
Tyler took primary and basic training at Randolph Field then advanced training at Kelley Field [Annotator's Note: San...
Baptiste went to the Customs House [Annotator’s Note: in New Orleans] on 5 February 1938 where he was selected with 6...
Crump was only aware that the Depression was a tragedy. Times were hard. Crump’s dad was unemployed half of the time....
[Annotator’s Note: James Carrington enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1939 and spent two years in China...
Ben Kuroki’s B-24 outfit was called to North Africa to help out with the British forces who were going against Rommel....
The Chandler [Annotator's Note: USS Chandle (DD-206)] had 4 stacks and had torpedo tubes and 4 inch guns. Baptiste...
All of the Catholic school teachers were nuns. They were not married. High school teachers in Iowa were required to be...
Baptiste had a janitorial service. One of his clients was a doctor who stayed on Corregidor [Annotator's Note:...
Michael Doi believes that the war did not change his personality. Doi was an athlete in high school. He was a pole...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Leon Grunte to talk about August 1944.] He received an invitation from the...
Before the war, Arthur Davis worked in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] building a plant near the...
Lorraine Achee was a child in New Orleans, Louisiana during the Great Depression. Her family owned a meat market, so...
Robert Gurr heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor while cleaning a car seat. He saw a panicky neighbor running through...
Ray Anthony was born in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania on 20 January 1922. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He left his...
It was during the Great Depression that Milton Muelder and his brother went to Germany to study in 1930 and 1931. At...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...

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