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Dr. Roscoe C. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and lived there for the first 17 years of his life. Washington D.C. was...
Malcolm Hershel Higgins was born in April 1921. He was delivered by his grandfather. His father was a World War 1...
Whitten was born in Newton, Massachusetts. After high school he went to Amherst College. In college he was in the glee...
Marvin Perrett was born in September 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was on his way home from church with his...
Curt Simmons was a member of the US Navy Armed Guard. He was born on a farm outside of Walters, Oklahoma and was a farm...
Giles Bacon served with an MP [Annotator’s Note: military police] battalion on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor. He was born...
James McClellan served in the 755th Field Artillery Battalion, 15th Army.He was born in West Virginia. His father...
Galloway was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1923. Galloway was very fortunate during the Great Depression. His father had a...
Wicker was born in Scotlandville, Louisiana in 1923. He had a good life growing up, his father worked for the railroad...
Hopkins grew up on a small farm in Georgia. It was a tenant farm. Hopkins father was farming a piece of property that...
Richard Candelaria was born in El Paso, Texas. He served in the US Army Air Corps and the Air Force. Candelaria's...
Stratton is from Red Cloud, Nebraska. His family was farmers early on in their lives. His father ended up owning a...
Feightner was in VF-3 [Annotator's Note: Fighter Squadron 3] with Butch O'Hare [Annotator's Note: Edward Henry “Butch”...
McKee was born on September 19, 1921 in Southern Oklahoma. As was the case in most births in those days, he was born on...
Starnes grew up in Decatur, Georgia. His father was a travelling salesman. By the time he started school he was living...
Wiley grew up during the Great Depression and he joined the Navy in 1940 just shortly after he graduated from high...
[Annotator’s Note: The interview begins with John Keema telling the interviewer about how not flying the Regensburg...
Joseph Armanini begins by discussing his early childhood growing up on a dairy farm in Santa Cruz County, California....
Gatewood was born in Decatur, Nebraska in 1921. He lived there until he went into the service. He was in his first...
Oscar Johnson was born in November 1925 in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had two brothers and a sister. His parents were...
Meyer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1920. She went to the Ursuline Academy there. She was listening to the...
Deen was born in McCray, Georgia. His father was the president of South Methodist College. He was one of three kids....
Standifer was born on April 24th, 1925 in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was walking down the street in Clinton, Mississippi...
Martello served with the Service Company [Annotator's note: early Cannon Company, before they established them] 39th...
Earnest was born in Richmond, Virginia. He was born on April 1st, 1917. HIs father was in the Light Infantry Blue,...
Richard Cole was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1915. After graduating from high school he went to work on a farm for 75...
Raymond Zager was born in December 1924 in Los Angeles, California. His father was out of work for a while but was able...
Henry Bourgeois was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He first flew when he was about seven years old. After...
Childers was born in Sherman, California. When he was young, his parents move the family to the Oklahoma.When he was...
Ehlers served in Company L and Company C of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He enlisted in October...
Fagot was born in Nicaragua. Her father was an American citizen from New Orleans and she was registered an American...
[Annotators Note: The interview begins with John Gibbons and the interviewer discussing what got the interviewer...
Shames was born in Norfolk, Virginia on June 13, 1922. Shames can recall the Great Depression, but it wasn't as severe...
Leisey was born in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania May 10th, 1923. He moved to Honey Brook, Pennsylvania where he ended up...
Ben Kuroki grew up with Caucasian friends. There were only a few Japanese American families around at the time. The...
Stegmeier was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1922. At the time of the interview he is 85 years old. He attended Grandview...

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