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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...
Robert Gurr heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor while cleaning a car seat. He saw a panicky neighbor running through...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...
Francis Hurd was born in Woodhall, New York to parents who were farmers. When he was 16 years old he was forced to quit...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved into a former nun’s cloister in Bonn, Germany when she was 12 years old. The Jews in Bonn...
George A. Sarosi lived in Hungary which had lost a large part of its territory after the end of World War 1. The ruling...
Pearson Riddle was born in Pensacola, North Carolina and grew up in the country. His father had a farm of about 120...
Photograph. An American flag flyin on a flagpole. Personal caption on reverse: "1934." United States. 1934
Photograph. Entrance to a small church; sign on front reads: "Iglesia Evangelica." Philippines. No date
Photograph. Entrance to the Jones Bridge; horse-drawn carriages and streetcars are driving up and down the bridge;...
Photograph. Front of the Manila Central Post Office. Official caption on front: "Post Office." Manila, Philippines. No...
Photograph. Three men leaning over a bridge railing; dormant trees are in the background. Location unknown. No date
Photograph. John Diehl [right] wearing an large pair of pants while two men next to him are wearing the same pair of...
Photograph. The ferry "Phyliis-Lorraine," which operated pre-war approximately 300 miles north-west of George H. Foote'...
Photograph. Wiley Lowery [left ]and Bill Ruffin [right] walking down a sidewalk in civilian clothes. Personal caption...

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