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Bruno Viani was asked by his company commander if he would consider applying for OCS [Annotator's Note: Office...
Lorraine Mesken said people were eager to participate in victory gardens and bond drives. They felt it was their duty....
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Dorothy Decker Ehlers was born in December 1931 in Long Beach, California and grew up there during the depression years...
Once the United States entered World War 2, Adelaide Benjamin followed the progress of the war in a number of ways but...
As a veteran, John Witmeyer believes in the importance and the value of history, especially the history of World War 2...
Van Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France. He was a platoon leader and had been promoted...
Mary Edwards and the home front had to deal with rationing during World War 2. Often, her mother would go to the...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roy Boreen was stationed at the Section Base until 1943. After that, he was sent to...
George Peto has kept numerous photographs and documents from and regarding the war and shared them with interviewer....
Frank Fontana and his battalion [Annotator's Note: 93rd Medical Gas Treatment Battalion] had to turn in all their...
Norman Hatch received his orders to the 5th Marine Division while he was still in the United States as his...
When Edwin McAuliffe was a kid during the war there were things everywhere that reminded people that there was a war...
Linda Hope saw the tremendous feelings her father had toward service people and those that worked so hard to give back...
Glen Jostad saw a major impact on the civilian population as a result of the war. Everyone was together in the war...
There were two vacant lots near Frederick Hollis's home in Detroit. He decided to grow a Victory Garden in them. The...
Linda Hope realized that her father’s experience with servicemen during the war had a profound influence on his life [...
Constance Negrotto worked on the PBY Catalina flying patrol bomber [Annotator’s Note: Negrotto was a technical...
Norman Hatch departed Tarawa after the battle concluded and went to Hawaii with the 8th Marine Regiment. The US Army...
Lucy Elliot enjoyed the work at Higgins Industries. They had fun because they were doing something important for the...
To help the war effort, Lorene Auld bought savings bonds. She remembers the rationing. While teaching school she had a...
Photograph. Martha O'Driscoll purchasing a war bond. Personal caption on photo front: "Buying a bond from Naval Bond...