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  • SQ 2016 - Cosmos Quattro 

    Quattro, Cosmos (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-06)
    In this interview, Cosmos Quattro talks about his experiences in the Army during World War II. He remembers his time training in both the United States, and England with Company I. He vividly describes his memories of ...
  • 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 - Faith Seltzer 

    Seltzer, Faith (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Faith Seltzer shares artifacts from her father’s time in World War II, found after he had passed away. She describes his pictures and ship’s log, shares stories that he had told about being at Pearl Harbor when it was ...
  • SQ 2016 - George Seymour 

    Seymour, George (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    George Seymour entered military service before the war ended, but only went overseas after the Japanese surrendered. He was stationed on then American-occupied Okinawa, and shares his experiences about being there. He also ...
  • 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 - Jack Foehrenbach 

    Foehrenbach, Jack (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-21)
    Jack Foehrenbach, born September 30, 1926, served on the USS Intrepid during WWII. He tells us numerous stories about his time aboard the ship, including his encounter with a tsunami and multiple kamikaze attacks. He also ...
  • 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- Fred Israel 

    Israel, Fred (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    Fred Israel had the unique perspective of being both a citizen on the home front and a naval reservist during the war. Attending college at the age of 16 in New York City, Mr. Israel was one of the few men on campus as the ...
  • 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- Louise Shearer 

    Shearer, Louise (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-07)
    Louise Shearer, born in 1944 in Teaneck, New Jersey, did not get to meet her father until she was 18 months old. Her father was stationed in the European in places like France and Germany. Due to this situation, Louise and ...
  • SQ 2016- Robert McCord 

    McCord, Robert (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-26)
    Robert McCord, born in 1916, lived in Bridgeton, New Jersey during World War II until 1943. After his high school graduation in 1943 he enlisted into the Navy. His parents had to sign for him because he was 17 years old ...
  • 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-George Bennett 

    Bennett, George (CV. Starr Center, 2016-07-22)
    George Bennett, born in Neptune, New Jersey was drafted late into WWII. First drafted into the Navy and then joined the Seabees, he discusses his experiences both on the homefront and time in Okinawa after the war ended. ...
  • SQ 2016-Joseph Gulick 

    Gulick, Joseph (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Joe Gulik is a coast guard veteran who shares his stories of life on a ship, and his work with radios, radars, and sonar on the Pacific front. In between battles he discusses fighting off boredom and writing letters to his ...
  • SQ 2016-Slayman James 

    Slayman, James (2016-06-28)
    James Slayman is a veteran who was drafted into the Army, where he saw battle in Africa, Sicily, and Italy and earned high praises from General Patton. Slayman witnessed many of his men perish during the and himself escaped ...
  • 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 ...