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    • SQ 2016 - Ellicott McConnell 

      McConnell, Ellicott (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-22)
      After a grueling induction process into the army and a stint at basic training, Connecticut native Ellicott McConnell found himself halfway across the world in the mountains of India on an allied base. As a teletypist, ...
    • SQ 2016 - James Murphy 

      Murphy, James (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
      As an armorer charged with fixing the weapons on the iconic B-29 Bombers, Jim Murphy was stationed on Iwo Jima after the allies took the island. He describes dealing with the remaining Japanese forces on the island as well ...
    • SQ 2016- Mary Vaughan 

      Vaughan, Mary (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-19)
      Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia in 1937, Mary Vaughan was a child during WWII. She lived on her farm near a small town with her six siblings. During the war rationing was not much of an issue due to the independence her ...
    • SQ 2016-Betty Tait 

      Tait, Betty (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
      Betty Tait found herself thrust into the life of an army wife when her boyfriend, who was in the service, proposed to her on his way to report for duty. They married and she accompanied him to various bases around the ...
    • SQ 2016-William White 

      White, William (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
      Born in Rolphwharf, Maryland and moved to Chestertown when he was two years old, William R. White was an automobile mechanic in World War II. He shares his stories about being stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines ...