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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...
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...
Bailey was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina on 12 September 1921.During the Great Depression Bailey's clothes...
John Luckadoo does not believe that long range fighter protection was possible in the early stages of the war. 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...
Louis Frydman reached Auschwitz by train. While only there for five hours, it was his worst experience of the war. He...
Howard Chandler was a forced laborer for the Germans in an ammunition factory and lumber mill. [Annotator's Note:...
Before the war, Arthur Davis worked in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] building a plant near the...
Robert Gurr heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor while cleaning a car seat. He saw a panicky neighbor running through...
Alvin Barnes had coincidental meetings with a childhood friend during the war. He had a friend named Paul [Annotator's...
Joyce Leblanc was working in the English land army on a farm that had military housing in 1942. One day, she spied a...
Dawn Higgins Murphy [Annotator's Note: the daughter of Andrew Jackson Higgins, the owner of Higgins Industries in New...
A couple of months after Lodz [Annotator's Note: Lodz, Ploand] was taken, all the Jews were put in the Lodz Ghetto....
Dieter Gruen graduated from Northwestern [Annotator's Note: Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois] and was...
Theodore Vallas was a member of Torpedo Squadron 7 serving as a navigator and bombardier [Annotator's Note: flying from...
Edwin McAuliffe recalls everyone being involved in the shipping industry in New Orleans at that time. He would go with...
Constance Negrotto attended USO dances after work. The girls would eat dinner and then hop into their formal gowns....
Edward Stone commission the submarine USS Bumper [Annotator’s Note: USS Bumper (SS-333)] at Electric Boat. He met a...
Gerald Rupert was scheduled to go to the Pacific prior the dropping of the atomic bombs [Annotator's Note: nuclear...
There were two vacant lots near Frederick Hollis's home in Detroit. He decided to grow a Victory Garden in them. The...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow did not have firsthand knowledge of the feelings of the local population toward the war effort. He...
At 18, Ralph Crump was awed by the work and the caliber of the professionals with whom he interacted [Annotator's Note...
Richard Witaker recognizes the valuable role played by the American home front in winning the war. Without the...
Kaare Allan Johnson lived one lot away from a movie theater, The Victory Theater [Annotator's Note: in New York, New...
President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States] passing away was...
At sea on the Gripsholm, Adolf Wesselhoeft had his first impression that the world was at war. When he arrived in...
[Annotator's Note: Nelson Constant was working in oil exploration for the Humble Oil Company in Louisiana and had his...
James Gaffney was born in 1924 in Texarkana, Texas. His family moved to several places in Texas. By the time he was six...
Frances Tunnell Carter would hear about the progress of the war on her aunt and uncle's radio. She remembers a radio...
Eugene DiSabatino worked on Ballistic Tables as part of the delivery system for the Manhattan Project in the...
Fredrick Hollis did not witness much family talk about the conflict during World War 2. Some of his relatives served in...

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