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    • 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 - Gerald McDonald 

      McDonald, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-28)
      Gerald McDonald was born August 25, 1938 in Cincinnati, OH. His father worked as town manager for two of America’s “green towns,” towns built during the New Deal by the Resettlement Administration to house struggling ...
    • SQ 2016 - Jane Martin 

      Martin, Jane (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
      Jane Martin was a child growing up in West Virginia during The War. She talks about how the main railroad ran though her town and gave her the opportunity to experience propaganda in person from famous actors/actresses and ...
    • 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- 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- 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- 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-Douglass Gates 

      Gates, Douglass (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
      Douglas Gates was five years old and lived in Wilmington, Delaware when the United States entered World War Two. In his interview Doug Gates gives a glimpse into what it was like to be a child during World War Two. His ...
    • 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 ...