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Lorraine Achee was born in September 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up in the Carrollton neighborhood which...
Leslie Aigner was born in Nové Zámky, Czechoslovakia. In 1939, the town became part of Hungary. At the time, Aigner was...
Lewis Thomas Easterling was born in January 1924 in Ellerbe, North Carolina and grew up in Rockingham [Annotator's...
William Jucksch was born in October 1925 in McAllen, Texas. His parents separated when he was just a toddler, and his...
Donald G. Watson was born in 1922 in New London, Connecticut. His father owned one of the first radio stores in the...
Henry J. Muller, Jr. born 7 April 1917 just one day after the US entered World War One. He was brought up on the...
Royce Jarrell was born in November 1924 and grew up in DeRidder, Louisiana. He was 17 years old and attending...
Harry Baughman was born in Findlay, Ohio. He grew up there during the Great Depression, when "things were tough." When...
Joseph Venerloh was born in 1923 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was one of seven siblings. His dad worked in the office...
Theodore Skare was born in April 1924 in Two Harbors, Minnesota. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois when he was baby...
Paul Hissey was born in 1922 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. His father was a Navy man who served in World War 1. His family...
Homer Johnson was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1924. During the Great Depression, his father worked for Ford Motor...
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Alvin Sniff was born in March 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana. When the war started, he quit school and went to work in...
Cecil Ezell McLain was born in November 1921 in Auburn, Alabama. He grew up through the Great Depression in Robertsdale...
Malcolm D. Johnson was born in Colville, Washington. He does not have many memories of the Great Depression. He grew up...
John E. Smith was born in June 1922 in Magnolia, Arkansas. His father was an Army sergeant and the family moved around...
Fred Gordon was born in 1918 in Emerson, Nebraska. He was one of nine children and his father was a teacher during the...
John F. Caraway was born on in November 1922 in Baytown, Texas, the son of an antiques dealer. At an early age, his...
Fred L. Keller Jr. was born Algiers, Louisiana in January 1924. After he graduated high school, he got a job working at...
Virginia Wilterdink was born near the Canadian border in Woodland, Maine in October 1922. She was one of five children...
Richard Scholl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1920. His father worked for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance...
Rear Admiral Bennett Sher Sparks, United States Coast Guard, Retired, was born in October 1925 in Pittsburg,...
Donald Strait was born in April 1918 in East Orange, New Jersey, and spent his first five years in Montclair, New...
William Myers, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1926. During the Great Depression his father worked...
Lincoln Piazzo was born in December 1918 in Reno, Nevada. His father was an immigrant, working in the transportation of...
Stanley Stewart was born in July 1924 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He lived in that model small town, where his father...
Aaron Baumgarten was born in 1922 in New York, New York, the fifth of the five sons in his family. His father worked in...
Thomas Edgar Morgan, Sr., was born in September 1920 in Bossier City, Louisiana with one sister. He grew up in...
Ralph Griffith was born in March 1923 in Hannibal, Missouri, one of four children. His father was an iron worker with...
Robert Kinzler was born in Newark, New Jersey, but his hometown was just outside the city in Irvington. He graduated...
Ray Emory was born in Peoria, Illinois, one of eight children. His father lost his leg during the Great Depression,...
Chris Carawan was born in 1926 in Washington, North Carolina into a family of seagoing people. His father was a sea...
Richard Yavenue was born in July 1925 in Harvey, Illinois. He had three sisters. His dad was a laborer and died when...
Thomas Long was born in January 1926 in Saint Louis, Missouri. His father died when he was only three years old,...
Daniel McKenzie grew up in Lake City, Minnesota, with his twin brother and four sisters. Their father was a farm...

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