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  • Reihl-SQ 2015 

    Reihl, Patsy (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-16)
    Mr. Reihl spoke about her uncle Preston, who had died in the war. He had died in May but they were not notified until June. They could not send the body back, and he had been buried in 4 different places until he was ...
  • SQ- Van Dyke #2 

    Van Dyke, Ralph and; Van Dyke, Ralph and Leona (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-07-09)
    Leona spoke more about the munitions plant explosion and the complications it had on her family. They described the plant in greater detail and told a story of a worker who was caught drinking on the job. Ralph later ...
  • Van Dyke SQ-2015 

    Van Dyke, Ralph and Leona (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-01)
    Ralph and Leona spoke about a variety of events and experiences they went through on the homefront. Ralph reported possible sabotage that happened at the Elkton Armory, and he also talked about the munitions plant explosion ...
  • Valliant- SQ 2015 

    Urda, Sue; Valliant, James (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-15)
    Mr. Valliant discusses his reaction to Pearl harbor, and how he got involved in the radar spotting program in Centreville Maryland.
  • Townshend-SQ 2015 

    Townshend, Rolph (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-14)
    Mr. Townshend spoke on a variety of subjects dealing with his life on the homefront during the war. He talked about plane spotting, the POW camps in the area, sailing in his free time, and his job at a pickle plant. The ...

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