SQ 2016 - Jane Hukill
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SubjectArtifacts; Own Memories; Navy; Pacific Front; Benton Harbor, Michigan; Rationing; German POWs; War Bonds; Propaganda; Child
As a child during WWII, Jane Hukill remembers her father's and brother's service in the Pacific front. She also recalls the games she and her friends would play, and the food she ate during rationing in WWII. She remembers propaganda from Hollywood, movies and newsreels. She also talks about her hometown of Benton Harbor, Michigan, and talks about how her town was changed during the war. She also showed us a log written by her brother after the war had ended.
Jane Hukill discusses her father's and brother's service in the Pacific front. She also discusses her life as a child during the war. She talks about movies, newsreels, and propaganda from Hollywood. She talks throughout the interview about her fear of the war and talks about the nightmares of the Germans that she had when she was a child.