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Roger Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1921. He grew up and was educated in New Orleans. After graduating high school,...
Mildred Bonvillian Aupied was born in Bayou Black near Houma in Terrebonne Parish [Annotator’s Note: south of New...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Ed Rendelman was born in 1919 in Detroit, Michigan. His family moved to southern Illinois six weeks after he was born...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the suburb of Cicero. Right...
Betty Masket was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina in 1923. The Depression did not affect Masket as much as it did...
George Kearney really enjoyed working for Higgins Industries. Durbins [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] was in...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
[Annotators Note: Interview begins with the interviewer and George Wichterich talking about a tank that was knocked out...
As a veteran, John Witmeyer believes in the importance and the value of history, especially the history of World War 2...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Lily Sawada had a very innovative father. He determined that it was time to leave [Annotator’s Note: the Japanese-...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
In the months leading up to the United States' entry into the war, the country was isolationist. Fredrick Hollis was...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
Frederick Hollis contributed to the war effort through scrap drives held in Detroit. At the collection points, snow...
Wagner grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. She attended high school and college in there.Her father was a ladies tailor. He...
Biddle was born in Daleville, Indiana on November 28th, 1923. Daleville had about nine hundred people. He lived there...
Kaylor was born in Highspire, Pennsylvania. He went to Highspire High School. K-12 was in the same building. A friend's...
Bailey was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina on 12 September 1921.During the Great Depression Bailey's clothes...
Jimmy Doi was born in Oxnard, California in 1925. Growing up in California was great until the war started. Doi was 16...
John Luckadoo does not believe that long range fighter protection was possible in the early stages of the war. They...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March that they were being sent to an internment camp. There was nothing they...
Crump had enrolled as a draftsman in the local aircraft plant but in the meantime several of the shipyards had posted...
Crumps dad was making 90 cents an hour. A dime was a big difference in those days. Gasoline was 10 cents a gallon and a...
Crump stayed in the shipyard for the better part of a year. They had launched about 14 ships. The launching details had...
The Germans had a lot of horsedrawn equipment. Their tanks were good but they were too well engineered. To get a German...
There were two vacant lots near Frederick Hollis's home in Detroit. He decided to grow a Victory Garden in them. The...
James Gaffney was born in 1924 in Texarkana, Texas. His family moved to several places in Texas. By the time he was six...
Fredrick Hollis did not witness much family talk about the conflict during World War 2. Some of his relatives served in...
"Lighthouse" tubes for generating high-frequency radio waves developed by General Electric. Official Caption: "Rome, 6/...

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