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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,...
[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...
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...
Francis Dymnicki was born in Yonkers, New York and lived there for ten years during the Depression until his father...
George Kearney really enjoyed working for Higgins Industries. Durbins [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] was in...
[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...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
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...
James Gaffney was born in 1924 in Texarkana, Texas. His family moved to several places in Texas. By the time he was six...
"Lighthouse" tubes for generating high-frequency radio waves developed by General Electric. Official Caption: "Rome, 6/...
A 20x20 magazine igloo at Camp Polk, Louisiana on 31 May 1941
A Higgins landing craft being tested in Louisiana in the 1940s. "Another photo by Popular Photo, 1927 Tulane Avenue,...
Aerial view of the conrete entrance road from Highway 171 to the center of Camp Polk, Louisiana on 12 May 1941
Aerial view of the construction progress of Camp Polk on Feburary 14 1941
Aerial view of the construction progress of Camp Polk sewage treatment plant in Louisiana on 12 May 1941
Aerial view of the construction progress of Camp Polk, Louisiana on 12 May 1941
Aerial view of the construction progress of Camp Polk, Louisiana on 15 July 1941
Aerial view of the construction progress of Camp Polk, Louisiana on 29 June 1941

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