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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 - Grove Miller 

    Miller, Grove (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Grove Miller, who was a hospital foreman in the Navy during World War II, remembers what it was like to take care of the enlisted men of the Navy and Marines. He talks about caring for men who are gravely wounded, and ...
  • SQ 2016- Bill Nuttle 

    Nuttle, Bill (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-13)
    Bill Nuttle is a veteran from WWII that has fought in three of the most documented battles of the War: Iwo Jima, Tinian, and Saipan. Bill discusses his time in the war and discusses what he and the rest of the troops in ...
  • SQ 2016- Carol Wolle 

    Wolle, Carol (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Carol Wolle was born in 1934 and grew up during the war. She tells us about her childhood, her memories of the Pearl Harbor attack, and how rationing affected her life.
  • SQ 2016- Darla Downer 

    Downer, Darla (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-08)
    Darla Downer, born in 1938, lived in New Jersey during the war. Darla discussed her father’s work as a welder, her family’s victory garden, her experience on V-J Day, and technological advancement. She also discusses her ...
  • SQ 2016- Grove Miller 

    Miller, Grove (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Grove Miller, who was a hospital foreman in the Navy during World War II, remembers what it was like to take care of the enlisted men of the Navy and Marines.. He talks about caring for men who are gravely wounded, and ...
  • SQ 2016- James Block 

    Block, James (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-15)
    James Block gives us an insight to his father’s and grandfather’s experience in the Second World War. He does this through reading his dad’s letters and also by telling the stories of his father being aboard the most ...
  • SQ 2016- Martha Wright 

    Wright, Martha (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-15)
    Martha Wright grew up near Rock Hall, Maryland and was 16 when the war started in 1941. She moved to different places for work and lived in Chester, Pennsylvania during the war - working at a shipyard. She gives insight ...
  • 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- Paul Hendrix 

    Hendrix, Paul (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
    Paul Hendrix shares the stories of his father, Thomas Hendrix, and his involvement in the Navy during World War II. From his three years at sea, to a singular date that lead to his marriage, Thomas kept documents throughout ...
  • SQ 2016- Wickes Westcott 

    Westcott, Wickes (C.V Starr Center, 2016-06-22)
    Wickes Westcott was born September 6, 1923 in Chestertown, Maryland. Having graduated high school as the war began, Wickes discusses his enlistment and service in the Pacific front, as well as a description of Chestertown ...
  • SQ 2016-Fenton Martin 

    Martin, Fenton (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    Fenton L. Martin was born in 1928 in the town of Portsmouth, Virginia. Being in high school when the war began, he discusses his and his family’s experiences with rationing and gardening, his reactions from Pearl Harbor ...
  • SQ 2016-John K. Smith 

    Smith, John K. (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    John Smith, born October 10, 1930, lived in North East, Maryland at the time of the war. Because he was a child, his memories include time spent playing and riding bikes in his home town. During his interview, he talks ...
  • SQ 2016-Les Palmer 

    Palmer, Les (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    While growing up during WWII, Les Palmer had a paper route that shaped his life as a young adult. He often heard of the major events before the rest of his town due to his job distributing newspapers. He reflects on living ...
  • 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 ...