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    • 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- 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- Gloria Bennett 

      Bennett, Gloria (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-22)
      Gloria Bennett was a teenager during the War in Asbury Park, New Jersey. As a teenager, she attended school and remembers how the war affected her school. Many of her male friends, including her boyfriend for a short time, ...
    • 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- Haim Loran 

      Loran, Haim (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
      Haim Loran is a Jewish Hungarian man who lived in Budapest during World War II. He talks about how survived the German occupation and how his brother was deported for forced labor. He remembers the Seige of Budapest, living ...
    • 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- Joe Swajkowski 

      Szwajkowski, Joe (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-13)
      Joe Szwajkowski was born in 1936 in Bridgesburg Philiadelphia. He was a young child during the war and describes coming of age during and after the War. He describes how much he enjoyed his childhood and the parades and ...
    • SQ 2016- Kay Starkey 

      Starkey, Kay (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
      Kay Starkey was a native World War II era Chestertown. Ms. Starkey is the daughter of a former Sheriff of Chestertown, who occupied that position during the war. In this interview, Ms. Starkey describes what it was like ...
    • SQ 2016- Linda Hall 

      Hall, Linda (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-08)
      Linda Hall was a six-year-old living in southern Ohio at the start of the war. She witnessed the effect of a distant war on her small town and watched as it changed the American way of life. Her stories include memories ...
    • 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- Madelyn Hollis 

      Hollis, Madelyn (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
      Madelyn Hollis gave us a unique perspective of the experience of African Americans during the war. Living in a segregated town in Virginia, her brother was drafted into an all-black unit. While she was keeping in contact ...
    • SQ 2016- Martha Holland 

      Holland, Martha (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
      Martha Holland speaks about her time spent across the eastern coast of the United States, as well as her life in the Panama Canal Zone. She tells stories about the fun she and her friends would have, as well as what it was ...
    • 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- Nancy Dick 

      Dick, Nancy (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
      Nancy Dick, born in 1940, lived in Chestertown, Maryland throughout the war. In her interview, she discusses her father’s job as the only surgeon in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties. She also paints a picture of 1940s ...
    • SQ 2016- Nancy Morris 

      Morris, Nancy (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-29)
      While somewhat sheltered as a child growing up during the war in the tightknit Chestertown community, Nancy Morris still felt the presence of the conflict. The movie theatre that her father owned was a gathering point for ...
    • SQ 2016- Page Barroll 

      Barroll, Page (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
      Page Barroll, who grew up in the Kent County area during World War II, was born in 1939. She was a young child during the war, however, she was able to give accounts of her father and uncle working for a grain company and ...
    • SQ 2016- Patricia Gates 

      Patricia, Gates (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
      Patricia Gates recalls World War II as a “fearful time”. She remembers the frequent air raid and blackout drills in her hometown of Titusville, Pennsylvania where the local oil refineries and steel mills were seen as a ...
    • 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 ...