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Melvin Abadie was born on the Evergreen Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana in June 1925. He spent the first eight years...
Following his graduation from Kings Point [Annotator's Note: the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York],...
Although Archibald Higgins thought he would fly home. That did not happen. He sailed on a ship from Manila. The voyage...
Freeman Dyson observed a strong sense of tragedy within Europeans during the postwar years. Its genesis was from World...
Carl Marca was drafted into service for World War 2. He wanted to get one year in with IBM [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: The clip begins with Fitzmorris already talking.] James Fitzmorris finished high school and it was...
Life was rather simple in Honolulu, Hawaii when Ray Emory got there in October 1941. He didn't drink in those days, so...
Warren Nolan was born in November 1923 in New Orleans, Louisiana [Annotator's Note: he later corrects this to Algiers,...
Vincent DeSalvo was born in September 1920 in Hammond, Louisiana. His family left Hammond when he was five years old....
Jackson Davis was born in March 1918 in Lecompte, Louisiana. His parents were country school teachers in Bayou Latania...
Joseph Massey was born in September 1925 in Argo, Alabama. He had five brothers and he was the youngest. There were...
Gene Alair was born in February 1920 in Fargo, North Dakota. His mother was in the entertainment business, so they...
Jimmie F. Dyer was born and raised on a farm in Castro County, Texas in April 1926. His dad was a farmer and there were...
George Beaugh was born in June 1922 in Opelousas, Louisiana. He was one of six siblings. His parents were farmers....
Roland Lehker was born in December 1925 in San Antonio, Texas. He enjoyed his childhood, being in the middle class. He...
Thomas Wicker was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 1923. Growing up during the Great Depression, money was...
Joseph Blouin was born in March 1923 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He grew up there. He had a brother who was coming home...
John Bellecci was born in September 1923 in Martinez, California. He grew up there and was the student body president...
Paul Bosworth was born in November 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. [Annotator's Note: Sound cuts in and out.] He was in high...
[Annotator's Note: The video starts with a long conversation before the interview actually starts.] Lester Hecht was...
George Hardy was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in June 1925. His actual birthdate is 8 June but due to a problem...
William Anderson was born in August 1924 in Weldon, Iowa. He grew up on a farm and remembers milking cows before he...
Martin Richard was born in Grand Chenier, Louisiana, south of Lake Charles in June 1924. His father was a cattleman and...
Freeman Dyson discusses his views concerning the start of World War 2 on the Western Front in May 1940. He hated...
Samson Alexander was born in July 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up in Gert Town [Annotator's Note: a...
Joseph Haines was born in March 1922 in Reading, Pennsylvania. He had one older sister. He was raised by his mother who...
[Annotator's Note: Frank Purvis graduated from Louisiana State University with a law degree in 1935]. Purvis was only...
Winfield K. "Win" Zerphey was born in October 1924 in the small town of Floren outside of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. He...
Norman Neste was born in August 1923 in Hemet, California. His father was a housing contractor and they did well during...
Helen Gagel [Annotator’s Note: born Helen Cosgrove] was born in 1915 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. She had four brothers...
Bud Loring was born in Brockton, Massachusetts. His father was an automotive, boat, and heavy construction mechanic....
Martin Jacobson was born in Zurich, Montana in 1921. He attended college and got a deferment from service until he...
Thomas Landrum was born in April 1919 in Shreveport, Louisiana. His father was a painter and paper hanger. He was sick...
[Annotator's Note: This clip begins with a conversation in progress.] Lloyd Dendy was born in July 1922 in Homer,...
Henry Langrehr grew up during the Great Depression in Clinton [Annotator's Note: Clinton, Iowa]. It was a hard time....
James J. McDermott was born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania in October 1920. He worked for a brick manufacturing plant and...

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