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Jennings Paul Hill, Sr. was born in [Annotator's Note: unintelligible], West Virginia in 1924. Growing up during the...
Yeu Foon, who changed his Chinese name to Johnny Ngai after the war, started out in North Africa [Annotator's Note: the...
Wesley Fronk was born in August 1922 in Jardine, Montana. His father was a homesteader. He grew up on the homestead. He...
Helen Kushnir was born in February 1926 in Dearborn, Michigan and has been there all of her life. She had three sisters...
[Annotator's Note: From December 1940 until 1949, Marie Rankart worked for the General Motors Company facility in...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow witnessed racial discrimination in the South during his service in the United States Army Air Forces...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
After Donald Popham married and moved out of the boarding house, he found it difficult to find cigarettes because of...
Peggy Upham was in an accelerated program [Annotator's Note: in the Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes at Purdue...
June Tinker met her husband when she was 16 years old. He was a neighbor near the water pump where Tinker had to draw...
Ed Rendelman grew up fast as a result of his participation in World War II. He discovered a lot of things he never...
Chester Strunk views The National WWII Museum as a valuable asset to teach people about the sacrifices made not only by...
It is important, according to Phyllis Lenhard, for institutions like The National WWII Museum to teach future...
At the end of World War 2, Joseph Linett was a Third Class Petty Office, an Electronics Technician's Mate (ETM3c)....
John S. Johnson has positive feelings toward the Japanese only on a selective basis. The National WWII Museum, as well...
Cleveland Peterson's most memorable experience was being close to Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked. During the...
Dawn Higgins Murphy feels that her father [Annotator's Note: Murphy was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Higgins, the...
Adam Istre said his time in the Navy was great. He feels he's Navy through and through. Prior to his service, Istre had...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
Mary Edwards saw the world change dramatically as a result of World War 2. It was important to all the nations of the...
Glen Jostad saw a major impact on the civilian population as a result of the war. Everyone was together in the war...
Marie Rankart believes that museums like The National WWII Museum are important in many ways. The Museum represents...
Constance Negrotto saw a lot during the war that she had never expected to see. She helped the war effort by working...
Herbert W. Ridyard benefited from his service and combat all during his later life. It helped him physically, mentally...
Max Finesmith was a disciplined young man before his service. He worked through the Depression and at one time his...
Lucy Elliot survived Katrina [Annotator's Note: Hurricane Katrina] in 2005 and then went to live with her niece. They...
Claude Taylor married his wife after graduating LSU [Annotator's Note: Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge,...
[Annotator's Note: Michael Mervosh served in the USMC in Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine...
Francis Higgins feels that the PT boat restoration by the Museum is wonderful. [Annotator's Note: The Higgins built PT-...
Raymond Wells' younger brother was an Armed Guard on a Merchant Marine ship in the Pacific. Wells recognizes what a...
The factory's [Annotator's Note: the General Motors Company plant in Newark, New Jersey where Marie Rankart worked]...
Ralph Hopkins and his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Louisville (CA-28)] left China for Okinawa. From there, the ship...
Judith Meisel was born in 1929 in Josvainiai, Lithuania. Her father died before the onset of war. She survived the...
Older male workers would cater to the young women like June Tinker who came into the work force. The men would flirt...
Frederick Hollis contributed to the war effort through scrap drives held in Detroit. At the collection points, snow...
Betty Peak worked at the Boeing Aircraft Company [Annotator's Note: in Wichita, Kansas]. Every plane had a letter...

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