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Fred L. Keller Jr. was born Algiers, Louisiana in January 1924. After he graduated high school, he got a job working at...
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,...
William Myers, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1926. During the Great Depression his father worked...
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,...
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...
Mickey Montalbano was born in 1927 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but from the time he was one year old, he lived in Baton...
Jack Trautman Lengsfield was born in January 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Despite the hardships of the Great...
Robert Leese was born in February 1923 in Manheim, Pennsylvania, one of six siblings. When he was four years old, the...
Thomas Payn was born in June 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of his Canadian parents. The family moved to...
Robert J. Ferris was born in January 1922 in Pittsford, New York. He had one older brother. His father worked as a...
John Earles was born in April 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father was a section foreman on the GM...
Elizabeth Gibbens was born in January 1920 in Corning, New York. Her father, a schoolteacher at the time, moved the...
Kenneth A. Lafleur was born in May 1923 in Ville Platte [Annotator's Note: Ville Platte Louisiana]. Before the war, he...
[Annotator's Note: The interview video skips a bit in the beginning.] Richard Thelen was born in March 1927 and grew up...
James Thomas Womack was born in January 1921 in Naples, Texas. He was one of six children. During the Great Depression...
Water Douglas was born in January 1920 in Bradford, Pennsylvania. He grew up with two younger brothers. His father, a...
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...
Martin Brignac was born in November 1921 in Lutcher, Louisiana. He only lived there the first year and then moved to...
Leo Porteau was born on 14 September 1921 in Reeves, Louisiana. During the Great Depression, his family moved around...
Donald Dean was born in March 1926 in Salina, Kansas. His father was in the insurance business, and the family moved...
[Annotator's Note: The audio level of this interview is very low.] John Ryan was born in June 1924, one of four...
Louis Massengale was born in February 1926, and spent his first five years in Goodwater, Alabama, living with his...
John Coxe was born in August 1921 in Walker, Louisiana. He was one of seven children, four of whom were members of the...
Emile Engles was born in April 1932 in a small villages south of Bastogne, Belgium called Warnach. The most important...
Milton Muelder spent seven years working on his doctoral dissertation, and in this section he describes his research on...
William Ebersole was born in September 1924 in Arcadia, Florida. He graduated from high school there in June 1942 then...
Jackson Davis went to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to practice law. The Draft Act [Annotator's Note: Selective Training and...
Lorraine Achee's father had died when they were very young. Her mother would mention the pending war news once in a...

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