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Harvey Segal was born in May 1925 in Roxbury, Massachusetts [Annotator's Note: Roxbury is a neighborhood in Boston]....
George Harrison Linker, Jr. was born in 1926 in Dover, Arkansas. He was the youngest of three siblings. Neither his...
Robert Bassemir was born in May 1924 in Ridgewood, New York. He grew up with a brother and a sister. His brother served...
Merlin C. Smith was born in December 1925 in Baker, Louisiana. He had had two brothers and one sister. The family lived...
Chester David was born in March 1924 in Lacassine, Louisiana. He was the youngest of one brother and two sisters and...
Lorraine Mesken was born in San Francisco, California in March 1928. After the birth of her only sibling in 1932, the...
Theodore Marolda was born May 1923 in Winsted, Connecticut. He was born to a family of Italian immigrants and was the...
Francis Dymnicki was born in Yonkers, New York and lived there for ten years during the Depression until his father...
Ernst Schrader was born on a large estate that his father worked on near Hamburg, Germany in October 1919. Hamburg was...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
Wallace Jeffery was born on 27 January 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa. He moved many times but by nine years of age, the...
Frank Hartzell was born in January 1925 in Buffalo, New York. After six months, his family moved to the Philadelphia...
Ray Garcia enlisted in November 1942. He had been tested for the aviation cadet program for the Army Air Force prior to...
Robert Gaylord Furrow was born September 1920 in Elwood, Nebraska. His family moved to Maywood [Annotator's Note:...
Betty Masket was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina in 1923. The Depression did not affect Masket as much as it did...
Raymond Mabarac was born in January 1922 and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He was the second of four sons. His father...
Dawn Higgins Murphy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up there when times were different than presently....
Sumner Whitten was born in Newton, Massachusetts. After high school he went to Amherst College. In college he was in...
Carroll Knutson was born in March 1924 in Santa Monica, California. Both his parents had children from their previous...
Felix J. Polito was born in Franklin, Louisiana in 1922. He lived there until he was 19 years old. In January 1942, he...
Gordon Higgins was born in February 1924 in New Haven, Connecticut, one of two sons who lived with their mother and...
Floyd James Reissig, known as Buddy, was born in Travis County, outside of Austin, Texas in March 1919. His father was...
Clarence Lee Dobbs, known to his friends as Jack, was born in June 1925 in Dearborn, Michigan. He grew up there, and...
Leo Praetorius was born in October 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where his father worked in a haberdashery. His...
Howard Genrich was born in 1925 in Algona, Iowa. At the time he was born, his parents were living with his grandparents...
Lauren Swinney was born in LaSalle, Illinois and grew up in Gary, Indiana. During that time, Gary had the Carnegie...
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...
Thomas D. Thompson enlisted [Annotator's Note: in the Navy in early 1943] because he has a fierce love of his country....
Russell Van Matre enlisted in the US Army in December 1942. For the year between then and Pearl Harbor [Annotator's...
Joseph Dean Reilly had a deferment [Annotator's Note: postponement of military service] because he was working for a...
After his brother was drafted into the infantry, Donald F. Goyette was accompanied by his parents when he went off for...
There were 2,000 Czech girls taken from Auschwitz at the time Judith Altmann left. From Gelsenkirchen, the prisoners...
Ryan O'Brien would get reports showing on the maps showing how the war was going. The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's...
Jack Appel served in the message center [Annotator's Note: Company B, 17th Signal Operation Battalion, 1st Army]...
Nathan Taffel and other Jews were forced by the Germans to build roads in Poland. At times, his life was threatened....

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