Reaction to Pearl Harbor

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William Leo Spaetgens was born on a farm in Roberts Cove near Crowley, Louisiana in 1922. He had eight siblings but one...
Arles J. Doss was born in October 1920 in Vivian, Louisiana. He remained in that town until he was 23 years old. He...
Joseph A. Vater was born in March 1917, in Pittsburgh [Annotator's Note: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]. He was drafted into...
William Laubner was born in Ludwigshafen, Germany in November 1919. He had a younger sister. His family moved to New...
Jack C. Taylor was born in 1922 and grew up in St. Louis. His father was a stockbroker and his mother took care of the...
William J. "Bill" Rupp, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1927. It was the same year that Babe Ruth hit 60...
Jake Ussery was born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas which is a small town north of Little Rock. His mother's parents lived...
Mahlen P. Arledge was born in Dixie, Louisiana in 1924. As a young man in the Depression era, his father had oil wells...
Max Finesmith was born in 1920 in Wilmington, Delaware. He grew up during the Depression. His parents emigrated from...
John Howland was born in Casper, Wyoming in 1920. He can trace his ancestry back to the days of the Pilgrims. After...
Earl Tweed was born in Fort Benning, Georgia in 1922. He attended grade school there then went to high school in...
F. Lincoln Grahlfs was born in December 1922 in New Haven Connecticut. His father was a World War 1 veteran who had a...
Paul Takeo Bannai was born in July 1920 in Delta, Colorado, to Japanese parents. His grandfather got into the coal...
Adolph Wilson was born in Oakdale, Louisiana in 1922. Before the war, his father was in the coffee business. He...
Henry Freedman was born into a poor family in Boston, Massachusetts in September 1921. His father was a World War 1...
Carrol Joy was born in Morris County about 25 miles south of Manhattan, Kansas in 1920. He had one brother and one...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
Henry Feldman was born in 1925 and raised in Detroit. He had four siblings. His father was a tailor, and his brother...
Paul Arst was born in Memphis, Tennessee in February, 1921, but grew up in Drew, Mississippi. There were not many...
Thomas Myrick was born in November 1927 in Monroe, Louisiana and lived there on and off during his early childhood. His...
Philip James Sciortino, Sr. was born in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] in September 1923. He...
Milton Moxon was born in Sparta, Michigan in March 1925 and grew up in Grand Rapids. He was the fifth of seven children...
Wallace Jeffery was born on 27 January 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa. He moved many times but by nine years of age, the...
Rollins Rosenzweig was born in 1924 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. His father was a prosperous man who had a grocery store...
C. Charles Collie, Jr. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1922 and grew up there. He left in 1940 to enroll in the...
Frank Hartzell was born in January 1925 in Buffalo, New York. After six months, his family moved to the Philadelphia...
Walter N. Gaterman was born in Saint Louis in December 1921. He was in the printing trade before the war. He heard...
Paul Rothenheber was born in September 1925 in Lorsch, Germany. He left Germany when he was two years old. His parents...
William Pierce was born in Queens Village Long Island, New York in January 1925. He grew up in Queens and attended...
Robert Villars was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in January 1925. His father held his job as a clerk throughout the...
Claude Larry Taylor was born in November 1926 in Sorrento, Louisiana. His father worked for the lumber industry moving...
Walter Halloran was born on 25 August 1923 in Chatfield, Minnesota. Growing up on his family’s farm was extremely...
Robert Oplinger was born in August 1925 and grew up in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his life. He remembers the...
Russell Mayeur was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in September 1927. His family had a tough time during the Depression...
Clifford Suthern Hayes was born in February 1926 in Manhattan, New York. His stepfather worked as a manger in a grocery...
David Fisher was born in December 1925 in Evangeline, Louisiana and grew up in Jennings, Louisiana where his family...

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