Reaction to Pearl Harbor

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Carl Trim was born in Greenville, Mississippi in September 1926. His parents divorced soon after and Trim and his...
George Spera was born in 1924 in Mays Landing, New Jersey. He had no siblings. His father was a bricklayer and cement...
Thomas J. Kingsley was born in July 1925 in Waterloo, Iowa and grew up there. He had an older brother and sister and a...
John S. Johnson was born in Midco, Missouri in December 1921 and grew up during the Great Depression. His father had to...
Leo Terrebonne was born in Westwego, Louisiana in 1923, the third of three children. Both of his parents were Cajuns. [...
Opal James Grapes was born in Franklin County, Virginia in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She grew up on a farm...
Russell Gackenbach was born in 1923 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. His family was Pennsylvania Dutch. His father was...
Wilbur Rogers was born in August 1925 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, the youngest of six boys and three girls. His wasn't a...
Michael Linquata was born in July 1925 in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The community was very poor during the Depression...
Phyllis Lenhard was born in August 1919 in Lorain, Ohio. Her only brother was a goalie on the Red Wings [Annotator's...
Robert Hammond was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1926. His father was a postal worker and his mother a...
Jack C. Sanders was born in 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. When he had to leave his hometown because of his work or service...
Dabney N. Montgomery was born in Selma, Alabama on 18 April 1923. He grew up with five of his siblings from his father’...
Jack K. Carver was born in June 1920 in Manhattan, New York City. On Sunday, 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December...
Samuel Malta was born in March 1925 at Revere, Massachusetts near Boston. He learned to swim early since it was a...
Elmore Fredrick Ruck was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in February 1922. His father worked as a public service...
Robert Louis Curl was born in 1925 in Warrior, Alabama. He had two brothers and one sister. All his siblings were older...
Emmett Charles Guderian Jr., was born in December 1926 in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana]. He...
Paul J. Frisco was born in May 1925 in Newark, New Jersey. He lived there until he was 15 years old and then moved to...
Julian Siebert was born in Westmoreland, Kansas in 1923. Growing up during the 1930s, he saw that everyone was hard up...
Robert Knudson was born in January 1925 in Mason City, Iowa. His father was a successful greenhouse owner, and even...
Edward Bale was born in Dallas, Texas in 1920. He was the only child. His father was in the automobile tire business....
Berle Wheeler was a veteran of the China-Burma-India Theater as a member of the 967th Engineers [Annotator's Note:...
Kenneth W. Theis was born on 16 February 1923 in East St. Louis, Illinois. The family moved to Amarillo, Texas when he...
John McConn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923. Raised during the Great Depression, McConn's father was an accountant...
Trinidad Ledesma was born in November 1924 in Downey, California. His parents did not speak English. They only spoke...
Major L. Cohn was born in Manhattan, New York in October 1927. He grew up in Brooklyn during the difficult times of the...
Abe Milkis was born in 15 January 1924 in Philadelphia. He had one brother and one sister. His brother, Harry, was a...
Arthur J. Frongello was born in July 1925 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He grew up in a poor family, but felt rich...
Carl Peterson was born in Foraker, Oklahoma. He had three brothers and a sister and when his mother remarried he got...
Calvin Moret was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on 15 August 1925. His parents, Adolph, Sr. and Georgette had five boys...
Robert Hilton Cahoon was born in Chunky, Mississippi in October 1921. Cahoon liked school, but school was only for...
Isaac Edward was born in May 1923 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up during the Great Depression and his family was...
Lloyd Duncan was born in 1926 in Coffeyville, Kansas. His father worked for the Sinclair Refinery. Duncan had one...
Waldeman Czaban, nicknamed Curly, was born of Polish decent in Detroit, Michigan in 1925. His father was employed as an...

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